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Primarily Safari; Secondary Firefox
Authored by: flatrockdam on Apr 07, '07 09:33:41AM

I use Safari as my primary browser:

It looks much better than Firefox.
I am invested in it: passwords, bookmarks, familiarity.
I like its ease of use on a laptop--I find the keyboard shortcuts easier to navigate than on Firefox.

But Safari crashes hard with multiple tabs. Saft seems to be a partial answer (for recovery), but the better answer would be a more stable Safari so crashes don't happen in the first place: Surely Apple has the resources to improve this right?

I configured a hot-key to clear history on the fly in Safari (command-option-x), but this only works part of the time (can anyone explain that?)

I wish Safari could be my browswer of choice, but now it is my browser of default.

I use Firefox as a secondary and indispensable browser:

I keep Firefox configured with proxy settings, so I have that functionality available whenever I want.
I use Firefox for on-line banking.
I like the ease with which I can erase all private data upon exit automatically.
I just discovered the power and the speed of Down Them All, and I love the general extensibility and flexibility of FF. I wish it could be my browser of choice.

Firefox is a delightful and powerful playground, but not everything works just yet. Some webpages do not load properly, which is a major problem that drives me back to Safari.

From these posts, it looks like I should take OmniWeb seriously.



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Primarily Safari; Secondary Firefox
Authored by: quangtonthat on Apr 15, '07 08:56:26PM

Which sites do not work right for Firefox? I have the opposite problem, lots of web pages do not load properly in Safari & OmniWeb, which drives me back to Firefox.



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