Safari losing tab cache

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  1. lvlln

    lvlln New Member

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    As I'm sure most people here have noticed, Safari has the tendency of whiting out all other tabs if you happen to have too many tabs open, or if you have a lot of images or a large image in one tab. This in itself is not a problem, but when that happens, all forward/back data for that tab is lost as well. I find this both inexplicable and unacceptable. The forward/back data can be stored in simple text, and all that data for multiple tabs would take up a fraction of the filesize that an average image from a website would take up. There is simply no reason for Apple to program it this way, unless they're sadists.

    I heard that 1.1.4 fixed the whiting out issue, but after having upgraded to 1.1.4, I've noticed no changes - tabs still white out if I open too many tabs or if I open a particularly large image in one tab, and along with the loss in the page cache is the loss in forward/back data.

    I'm wondering, does anyone know of any fix or work-around for this? I'm getting sick of waiting for Apple to put in features that should've been there in the first place. I sincerely hope that Opera is still planning on making an iPhone version of their browser, because mobileSafari is truly pathetic.
  2. spoonforknife

    spoonforknife Retired Moderator

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    I don't think there's anything.
    Sorry.
  3. Nt1440

    Nt1440 New Member

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    i thought it was supposed to do that
  4. dabomb1022

    dabomb1022 Banned

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    add my repo the 1.1.4 cookies fix might help
  5. lvlln

    lvlln New Member

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    Thanks, I already have that fix installed, though. That was the first problem I ran into after upgrading to 1.1.4. Unfortunately, it did nothing for this problem.
  6. PippenMan101

    PippenMan101 New Member

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    I think the whited out tabs are just a bug. I don't know how 2.0 executes them, but I think Apple understands our problem. Look for better tab browsing in 2.0
  7. latinoheat69

    latinoheat69 New Member

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    i hate them cuz when i'm watching porn i have to go to history and start over cause everypage opens up in a new tab....lol




    jk
  8. lvlln

    lvlln New Member

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    BTW - what's this "better tabbed browsing" in 1.1.4 that every changelog mentions? I haven't noticed any changes in tabbed browsing in 1.1.4 compared to 1.1.3 or even 1.1.2.

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