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Windows 7: Forget F'fox 3.0, the End Is Near, Look to F'fox 3.6


18 Mar 2010   #1
JMH

Win 7 Ultimate 64-bit. SP1.
 
 
Forget F'fox 3.0, the End Is Near, Look to F'fox 3.6

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Forget Firefox 3.0, the End Is Near, Look to Firefox 3.6

Firefox 3.0 will not live to see its two-year anniversary while fully supported by Mozilla. This is because, at the end of this month, Firefox 3.0 will get its last security and stability update, ever. Plans are to stop refreshing the successor of v3.5 after the last update, for the open source browser version drops in March 2010. The end of support means that users of version 3.0 will be forced to upgrade to more recent releases of the browser, or be stuck with a release that no longer evolves and that will represent a security liability.
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Forget Firefox 3.0, the End Is Near, Look to Firefox 3.6 - Mozilla will drop support for v3.0 after the release of v3.0.19 - Softpedia


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18 Mar 2010   #2

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

I've had no issues with 3.6. Both portable and regular version have been solid. Other than obvious instability or AddOns not working, my 2 litmus tests for Firefox are: 1) the little pop-down descriptions for tv shows work on TVGuide.com listings; 2) Silverlight videos work. Usually the nightly builds those 2 things are broken.
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18 Mar 2010   #3

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

Nah, I'm sticking with 1.5.0.12
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18 Mar 2010   #4

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Greg S View Post
Nah, I'm sticking with 1.5.0.12
I have a book with an old copy of Mosaic on a floppy if you really want to go retro.


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18 Mar 2010   #5

Windows 7 Professional 32-bit (6.1, Build 7600)
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Greg S View Post
Nah, I'm sticking with 1.5.0.12
I have a book with an old copy of Mosaic on a floppy if you really want to go retro.


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Ooooo Yeah! Pop that sucker in my AST 386 sx/25 Notebook with count em, 4 megabytes of ram.
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19 Mar 2010   #6

Windows 7 32 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Greg S View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by MilesAhead View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Greg S View Post
Nah, I'm sticking with 1.5.0.12
I have a book with an old copy of Mosaic on a floppy if you really want to go retro.


Attachment 61684
Ooooo Yeah! Pop that sucker in my AST 386 sx/25 Notebook with count em, 4 megabytes of ram.
More likely a Compaq DeskPro 286 then.
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