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Firefox 5 Speeds to Release

Jun 21, 2011, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

In contrast with the long development cycle for previous Firefox releases, which often resulted in longer lists of user-facing features that took a long time to deliver, the new rapid release cycle is about delivering features faster. "Over time, users will notice that our rapid release development cycle delivers new features, performance enhancements and security and stability improvements faster," Nightingale said. "Users won't have to wait to experience the best the Web has to offer. With every regular update, users are going to get a faster, more stable, and richer browsing experience."

The process of moving from a feature-based release cycle to a time-based cycle has been a major transformation for Mozilla.

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