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vitalstatistix
01-06-2008, 12:40 PM
For any forum members who are curious to see how the various browsers perform here is a 7 page report detailing the results with a break down of the hardware used for testing. Safari seems to do pretty well where as IE7 sucked in comparison. The summary is on page 7.
http://www.zdnet.com.au/reviews/software/internet/soa/Browser-faceoff-IE-vs-Firefox-vs-Opera-vs-Safari/0,139023437,339289417-1,00.htm

sal
01-06-2008, 01:01 PM
Here's the print version (http://www.zdnet.com.au/reviews/software/internet/print.htm?TYPE=story&AT=339289417-139023437t-110000017c), Fx 3 looks pretty impressive with its memory usage. Of any metric in comparing web browsers, for me memory usage and JS performance is most important.

beeswax34
01-06-2008, 04:02 PM
Here's the print version (http://www.zdnet.com.au/reviews/software/internet/print.htm?TYPE=story&AT=339289417-139023437t-110000017c), Fx 3 looks pretty impressive with its memory usage. Of any metric in comparing web browsers, for me memory usage and JS performance is most important.

Just wait till VS tells you just HOW much FF3 sucks compared to Safari. Cos you know, Jesus made it.

vitalstatistix
01-06-2008, 04:14 PM
Just wait till VS tells you just HOW much FF3 sucks compared to Safari. Cos you know, Jesus made it.

Actually I've been a FF guy since v1.x I am looking forward to FF3.

I found this security warning from Microsoft rather amusing



Microsoft Security Advisory (953818)
Blended Threat from Combined Attack Using Apple’s Safari on the Windows Platform
Microsoft is investigating new public reports of a blended threat that allows remote code execution on all supported versions of Windows XP and Windows Vista when Apple’s Safari for Windows has been installed. Safari is not installed with Windows XP or Windows Vista by default; it must be installed independently or through the Apple Software Update application. Customers running Safari on Windows should review this advisory.

At the present time, Microsoft is unaware of any attacks attempting to exploit this blended threat. Upon completion of this investigation, Microsoft will take the appropriate measures to protect our customers. This may include providing a solution through a service pack, the monthly update process, or an out-of-cycle security update, depending on customers needs.

Mitigating Factors:


Customers who have changed the default location where Safari downloads content to the local drive are not affected by this blended threat.
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/advisory/953818.mspx

MS Worried about climbing Safari usage maybe?

kenj
01-06-2008, 05:16 PM
:lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

beeswax34
01-06-2008, 05:19 PM
MS Worried about climbing Safari usage maybe?

Or saving the asses of people who are stupid enough to use Safari. If they dint put out a warning, boy would you be bi****ng about it.

Agent_24
01-06-2008, 06:57 PM
I've always found Safari to be faster than the rest

vitalstatistix
01-06-2008, 08:42 PM
Or saving the asses of people who are stupid enough to use Safari. If they dint put out a warning, boy would you be bi****ng about it.

I think it is more the wording in the warning that is interesting as all you need to do is to change your default folder from the desktop folder to another one so that you don't have a potential problem which would mean that you wouldn't need to use IE anymore. That is what MS don't want.

beeswax34
02-06-2008, 12:26 AM
I've always found Safari to be faster than the rest

Not any more... FF3 is coming!