Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 20th Nov 2007 16:54 UTC, submitted by lefty78312
Mozilla & Gecko clones The Mozilla Corporation today released Firefox 3 Beta 1, which is now available for download in a variety of languages. The beta includes updates to the default theme, the new places site management features, improved security architecture, and Gecko 1.9. Release notes with a more complete list of features, are also available.
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dislike changed interface
by cyclops on Tue 20th Nov 2007 19:31 UTC
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Its definitely a better browser, and more importantly more responsive.

The two things I haven't liked, although it wouldn't surprise me is the move from scaling the tabs to resizing them, although this is well implemented. The other thing I dislike is that when I open tabs from my adds them to what is already open in my browser window. Although I'm not sure if I will grow to like the behavior.

I'm busting for this to be released its been too long since a real release.

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RE: dislike changed interface
by patrick_ on Thu 22nd Nov 2007 13:50 in reply to "dislike changed interface"
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Yeah... usually, when there's a lot of time between releases, that means the product doesn't have many bugs; most are satisfied with the product, and no new features/fixes need to be added for the product to make the consumer happy.

However, I must say, that's not the case with FF right now. It needs a _lot_ of work, mostly on the resource-usage end. Plus, it's rendering engine is rather slow compared to others, IMO.

Hope FF3 fixes this.

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