I gave Safari a week as my default browser back in August before switching back to Camino. From what Dave Hyatt has posted about Safari 1.1, it looks like I’m still waiting for the features I want, but the good news is some are already done. I guess I’ll be looking forward to Safari 1.2.
I’ve been usig Safari 1.0 for almost three months now (as my default browser) and have to say that it exclipses IE and (obviously) Netscape et al in my opinion.
The software is fast, clean and *almost* 100% compatable with the sites I frequent.
Safari is a nice browser, don’t get me wrong. It is definitely far superior to all IE versions for the Mac. At least with the 1.0 version of Safari, *zilla browsers (particularly Camino) were still better. They are more mature, support more features and crash less.
With the active development going on with Safari, I expect Safari to catch and perhaps pass Camino sometime in 2004. When that happens, I’ll switch.
It may be time to move over to Safari full time now. Version 1.2 adds accesskey support and with SAFT providing the type-ahead find functionality, it is definitely catching up with Camino.
Not everything is perfect just yet though:
SAFT needs …