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Canon EOS 300D | 55.0mm | 1/160s | f/5.6 | ISO 100 | Flash Off EXIF

Dry Weather Only

Its that time again when everything seems dry with the exams looming over my head.

Windows users rejoice for Apple (much to my dismay) has decided to release Safari for Windows XP and Vista. Grab the public beta and attain web nirvana.

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Tarun said.. Reply

Don't worry bro ............ exams no tension for u ............. and yeah windows users ................ feel obliged and celebrate ........... why steve why ?????????

Tarun said.. Reply

and yup !!!!!!!!!!!! Best of Luck for the exms ...................

Rungta said.. Reply

exams no tension for u

I wish Tarun, I wish...thanks for the luck!

Sonika said.. Reply

all the best for your exams.. :)
love the loneliness of the picture.. creepy yet comforting.

Varenya said.. Reply

Why does the board say (dry) weather only?

P.S. Best of luck for exams...

Rungta said.. Reply

Thanks Sonika.

That, I'm guessing, is a trekking track which probably gets too slushy or something similar during wet weather which is why the board says 'Dry Weather Only'.

Anchal Jain said.. Reply

Exams toh aate jaate rehte hain...

Good luck!

Abhishek said.. Reply

The photo:
The photo reminds me of the Jurassic Park series when I look at it.

Exams: Best of Luck!

Safari(Windows XP):
Web Nirvana? Nowhere close as of now. The app reports several bugs. Till now I haven't managed to press the close button on the top right as it crashes before that.

It's more like an Alpha release. Mozilla's Alphas are very stable, Apple shouldn't have release Safari in such a hurry and let it go under the standard testing cycles.

Safari(for Windows Vista): The bugs are still there, but it doesn't crash as much.

Rungta said.. Reply

Well yeah there are bugs, a lot more than there should've been in a beta from Apple.
Assuming those will get fixed in subsequent releases, you have a WebKit based browser with the same font-smoothing and anti-aliasing technology used on Macs. I tried out the windows version and I loved the fonts rendered. Not to mention the other small things such as the CSS text-shadow property, the 'search' type input, resizable text fields etc.

Rungta said.. Reply

Thanks a lot for you wishes people. I guess I better start studying now :P

Rashmi said.. Reply

Wow... the season has set in... no wonder you're becoming fast again at the postings :) apologies for my late comment. Can't believe that Windows is going to enjoy the art of Safari. I couldn't believe it when a friend told me and then i saw it here... well i guess windows users now can get a taste of the workings of Apple app's.

Rashmi said.. Reply

And when did you go trekking? or were you just passing by this place? Nice pic :)

Rungta said.. Reply

Hehe...I don't know why but you're absolutely right in that exam time = more posts on my blog!

Nah I didn't go trekking. Just passed by it.

Aditya said.. Reply

Best of luck there.I too feel that Apple should have released Safari a bit later after some more testing, but maybe they did so because they did not have a lot to show at WWDC anyways..

Rungta said.. Reply

Another reason why I love Safari : Colour Management. I've known for a long time that Safari was the only browser that did this on Mac OS X (I hear IE5 for Mac did it too but its been retired). Now Windows too has a browser that respects the ICC profiles embedded in an image. This is very important, especially for sites like this one where the main content is a colour calibrated photograph.