Microsoft’s Live.com (the former Start.com) got a big overhaul seemingly today.
I have written about start.com/live.com previously and I have berated their lack of support for the Mac many times. I gave up waiting for Microsoft to add Mac support (they promised to add Mac support in July 2004 and still hadn’t by November) so I haven’t checked it in a long time.
When I saw all the hoopla about Live.com today I decided to check back – I should have saved myself the trouble – Live.com is broken on the Mac in Safari and Firefox.
In the Live.com blog, Program Manager Sanaz Ahari talks up the update and says that as well as the code update, they also updated the physical infrastructure Live.com is hosted on:
With this launch weâ€™ve deployed a scaleable, geofederatable, higher performance backend which weâ€™re looking forward to growing in to
That’s great Sanaz – it will now fail to work faster than ever on the Mac!