Query failed: connection to localhost:9312 failed (errno=111, msg=Connection refused). Will Safari be available for PC's? - Mac Software Discussions on AppleInsider Forums Toggle navigation All Forums Recent Posts Sign In Will Safari be available for PC's? satchmo Posted: January 8, 2003 10:28PM in Mac Software edited January 2014 Not that I want that...but rather curious whether it's Apple's intention to compete against other browsers universally or if just in it's own platform. Comments Reply 1 of 7 kickaha Posts: 8,760member January 8, 2003 10:39PM Er... well, the rendering system (KHTML) is open source, so someone could theoretically take that and slap a GUI on it for Windows.But no, Safari is a Cocoa app. Cocoa isn't on Windows. Reply 2 of 7 stunned Posts: 1,096member January 8, 2003 11:58PM Unless Apple charge a fee for Safari, it makes no sense for them to develop one for Windows. Reply 3 of 7 barto Posts: 2,246member January 9, 2003 1:25AM Safari, Final Cut Pro, DVD Studio Pro and Keynote will be available for PCs the day Mac OS X is available for PCs. Which is probably never.Barto Reply 4 of 7 frawgz Posts: 547member January 9, 2003 1:37AM Just a thought.. half of iLife is Cocoa. If Apple felt it necessary or feasible for them to sell iLife to PC users (the way they sold iPods to PC users), it would be possible for them to do it, since there is (or was) a Cocoa runtime for Windows. It wouldn't be too hard, I would think, to port the remaining Carbon apps..Not that I would advocate such a thing, but it does remain a possibility, if not a far out one. Reply 5 of 7 arbernaut Posts: 182member January 9, 2003 6:09AM The main point of these apps is to encourage people to use them in OSX. They are glorified marketing tools for Macs and the Operating System, which is why they'd never be available for OS9 or Windows. Their thinking is, if people want thesse cool apps, they're going to have to do it on a Mac running OSX. Reply 6 of 7 buonrotto Posts: 6,368member January 9, 2003 8:17AM Without Quartz, wouldn't some of these apps lose a lot of their appeal? Reply 7 of 7 harald Posts: 2,152member January 9, 2003 8:58AM In that they wouldn't work ... yes. Sign In or Register to comment.