Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 27th Sep 2011 19:45 UTC, submitted by lemur2
Mozilla & Gecko clones Mozilla has released Firefox 7. Unlike releases of Firefox 5 and Firefox 6 which were relatively minor upgrades to the browser, Firefox 7 includes a number of significant improvements, most important of which is probably the drastically reduced memory usage.
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smitty
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2005-10-13

To be fair, most of the issues with incompatibilities are with addons not hosted by Mozilla. Those 97-99% rates go way down in the real world.

Of course, extensions like the ones Java, Microsoft, and others add usually aren't very useful anyway.

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lemur2 Member since:
2007-02-17

To be fair, most of the issues with incompatibilities are with addons not hosted by Mozilla. Those 97-99% rates go way down in the real world. Of course, extensions like the ones Java, Microsoft, and others add usually aren't very useful anyway.


You have no support for this claim.

To be fair, "Compatibility-breaking changes in Firefox have been minimal in the first four 6-week development cycles".

To be fair, 99% of a large sample set of typical add-ons are found to be compatible (and marked as such via a simple automated process).

To be fair, all that is normally required to make an add-on which is not hosted by Mozilla compatible is to mark it as such by updating the compatibility data contained with the add-on.

Edited 2011-09-29 01:47 UTC

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