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Mozilla Dropping Firefox Support for Mac OS X 10.4

Feb 10, 2010, 23:47 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"Mozilla's open source Firefox Web browser is used today by over 6 million Apple Mac users. To date, Mozilla has supported Mac OS X 10.4, 10.5 and 10.6 for both Firefox 3.5 and for the recently released Firefox 3.6, though not all three Mac OS versions are likely to be supported under Firefox's next major release.

""Mac OS X 10.4 was released in April of 2005 and a lot has changed since then," Mozilla developer Josh Aas wrote in a Mozilla mailing list posting. "We would like to take advantage of more modern technologies on Mac OS X, and 10.4 support has been a hindrance. Where we can work around supporting 10.4, doing so consumes valuable time and effort."

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