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Safari 4.0.5 released


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Overnight Apple has released Safari version 4.0.5 for Snow Leopard, Leopard, Tiger and Windows. Let's hope this version is somewhat more stabler than earlier versions of Safari 4.

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Of late the main Safari crashes have been all on sites using Flash. Apple has admitted it's Adobe's Flash Plugin causing all these crashes. I have had many mostly on you tube. Adobe has to address this. Otherwise Safari has been quite stable for me.
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The little bit I use Safari has been largely positive in terms of stability as well. Harry, are you experiencing problems with Safari when viewing Flash content perchance (or a page that requires any plugin I guess)?

Also, why would I have to restart OS X to update Safari? Seriously? It's a good thing I don't use it.

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Van, Sorry!

I saw the Safari crash words and the first thing that came into my mind was FLASH so had to post a dig at Adobe the the Flash crashes!

I even stopped eating my very tasty Pot Roast I made for dinner to attack Flash!
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Flash was the first thing that popped into my head too. I can't say this for certain (nor do I want to generalize) but I'm sure 90% of browser crashes are due to plugins. This is where Chrome and the new Firefox have it right - plugins in a separate process so the whole browser doesn't go down.

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