"Mozilla Corp. is nearing a release of the first beta of Firefox
3.0, which is several months behind schedule, making a final
version of the open-source browser this year unlikely.
"According to notes posted on Mozilla's Web site, Beta 1 is
close at hand. 'With Firefox 3 Beta 1 just around the corner
(release candidates coming soon), it's time to start focusing on
what it will take to ship a final product that we're all excited
about,' said Mike Beltzner, Mozilla's user interface designer in a
posting today on his blog..."