toward version numbers being tied to a particular OS and .x updates to mirror later OSes.
Safari 7 with Mavericks - Safari 6.1 (or 6.2) for ML and Lion
Safari 8 with Yosemite - Safari 7.1 for Mavericks
I think we'll see a Safari 7.2 and maybe Safari 7.3
There was a failed attempt to update Safari to 7.1.1 though the App Store the other day. The link for the pkg is still live but not sure if it's safe to install.
Safari 8 technology, but with the Safari 7 interface I would be happy with.
Actually, Safari 7.1 is Safari 8's technology with Safari 7's user interface...
The underlying WebKit of 7.1 has already been updated to match Safari 8's.
Really? That's sweet
I experimented with symbolic links from parts of Yosemite to parts of Mavericks. Unfortunately, Safari 7.x lacked a title bar. Sorry!