Alongside the OS X Mountain Lion developer preview released today, Apple has also pushed out Safari 5.2 for Lion to developers. The update brings a number of new features that will be included with Safari in OS X Mountain Lion later this year.
Among the new additions are a unified address/search bar, new persistent Reader icon that is blue when available and grey when inactive, and new URL styling to highlight the domain the page is on while deemphasizing other aspects of the URL.
Apple has not said when it plans to release Safari 5.2 for OS X Lion to the public, but it will presumably do so alongside OS X Mountain Lion in "late summer". Apple just recently began seeding Safari 5.1.4 to developers, and the company will likely continue with the 5.1.x line on Lion until the Mountain Lion launch.
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Quite a few people. It's the best way to keep up to date on news and blogs (it's how I read all the MacRumors posts). RSS means I don't have to surf to the dozens of sites I follow multiple times a day to check for updates. I check one site (Google Reader), either in a browser or through a Google Reader app, and all the updates are right there. Without RSS I'd be wasting a lot more time than I already do. :)
Here's a hint to you: Don't label someone a "hater" just because I wrote something you don't want to read.
As for the "support to the rest of your life" argument if you re read the post I did not said that nor implied it. I suggest reading the whole post again and get back to me then.
So now how many bugs have you filed???
BTW, I can send you the whole reports and files if you want to fix them for me.
I realize that it's intended behavior, I just can't for the life of me figure out why. When I have youtube links open in the background, and everything reloads, then I have youtube videos spontaneously playing. How can that possibly be a good idea?
And what's up with the iPad-style tab bar? Now I have to constantly refocus my mouse pointer in order to close a few tabs that are next to each other. It may work on the iPad where there's no mouse but on the Mac... That was the case with Safari 4 betas as well which had resizing tabs on top (which I hated). They changed it back so here's hoping they will do the same here.