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Why Hasn't Safari Skyrocketed Like Chrome Has? [techcrunch.com]
While Chrome has skyrocketed from 0 percent market share in August 2008 to over 25 percent last month, Apple’s web browser lingers somewhere between 5 and 8 percent, depending on what numbers you look at. While its growth seemed to stall out in late 2008/early 2009, Safari has been growing again since then. But it has been at a very slow, methodical pace compared to the Google browser.
Given the fact that both browsers are based on WebKit — a layout engine which was born out of Apple — why hasn’t it been Safari that has taken off, instead of Chrome?
[edited by: tedster at 5:52 am (utc) on Dec 26, 2011]
[edit reason] character set issue fixed [/edit]