|Safari, continuing Apple's proud tradition of not caring about your data
||[Nov. 7th, 2009|11:27 am]
Safari crashed again, this time taking 95% of my tabs with it, restoring them as untitled. That's over a month (two months? I don't even know) of mental state gone. Thank god it remembers their count and which window they were in, that'll be very helpful in remembering what I had open.
My guess is that it pins tabs to history entries, so when it decides to clean them out, sorry, you're fucked, but this is just a guess; never mind how it'll fuck up in even weirder ways if you use private browsing ("so don't" being the only apparent solution).
It just crunched and ground away for a good ten minutes when I restored it as a nice added insult, probably furiously vacuuming sqlite so as to ensure I definitely will not be able to restore any of them.
I'm fucking done with OS X. The original plan was to just stick with it for music stuff, but I really hate dual booting, so I end up spending a lot of time in it anyway. Unfortunately Firefox continues to be sluggish, unstable, and feel non-native on OS X so I continued to abuse myself with Safari. I should just use bookmarks instead of opening untold numbers of windows and tabs, yes, but even more importantly the fucking piece of shit program should do its fucking job and restore its state after it inevitably shits the bed, which Firefox is capable of doing no problem. Firefox will even restore your goddamned form input and back/forward state for the tab. Safari can't even manage less than that. Perhaps different people work on WebKit as opposed to the browser itself, since that seems fairly competent.