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Re: Firefox 6 is Out Shortly

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____/ Homer on Thursday 18 Aug 2011 09:40 : \____

> Verily I say unto thee that Roy Schestowitz spake thusly:
>> Maybe Mozilla can slow down *new* releases and maintain older ones for
>> longer.
> It's even simpler than that. They could continue releasing at exactly
> the same pace they are now, incorporating exactly the same feature and
> bug patches, but only bump minor version numbers ... just like they used
> to, and reserve major version bumps for /actual/ new versions of Firefox
> when warranted, once in a blue moon.
> That'd keep corporate users, plugin writers and everyone else happy.
> Well, everyone except Mozilla, apparently.

Actually, in minor releases all they gave was buxfixes. Only the big new releases
contained real fundamental changes.

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