Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Jan 2010 22:22 UTC, submitted by aaronb
Mozilla & Gecko clones After a number of delays, Mozilla today released version 3.6 of the successful Firefox web browser. It brings with it numerous improvements and new features, and of course speed improvements are welcomed, too.
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RE: What's New?
by UltraZelda64 on Fri 22nd Jan 2010 09:15 UTC in reply to "What's New?"
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All in all, it's the kind of upgrade I like: Lots of improvements under the hood, and very little disruption.

I totally agree on this point. Firefox 3 gave us the so-called "awesome" bar which forced me to start compiling a long list of bookmarks just for it to work as expected, and a major annoyance in the way the Back/Forward buttons work when right-clicking them (which still confuses and annoys me to this day). If I right-click the Back button, I should get a list of the pages I visited before the one I'm on--not a confusing list of those plus the ones I was at after the current one.

This update seems to be just small but useful updates; no "WTF?" type changes. I'm about to try it out in wine, and might update my main version to 3.6.

Edit: Just tried it. I'm surprised there's no separate "Personas" section of the add-ons window. Instead, they're all lumped in the "Themes" section with all the traditional themes. Weird... I'm sure people who have a collection of regular themes and personas will eventually see the downfalls of this...

Edited 2010-01-22 09:34 UTC

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