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The problem is Yahoo's - OmniWeb is fully compatible with their webmail, but because Yahoo is doing something stupid with their browser sniffing (they are apparently sniffing the browser name rather than its rendering engine), they are reporting that OmniWeb is not compatible. Hence the need to fake as Safari for the site to make it function properly.

If you haven't used the site specific preferences feature of OmniWeb before, this is how to spoof as Safari at

1. Visit the yahoo page, then press command-I (or click the Site Preferences button if you have it in your toolbar). A panel will appear at the bottom of the screen with two main tabs across the top, Page Info and Preferences for

2. Under the Other tab in the Preferences for tab, choose Safari 3.1.1 from the Identify to web servers and scripts as: menu. Then reload the page and you should now get the Yahoo Mail 2.0 features.