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Firefox 3 Beta 3: Kicking the Tires

Feb 13, 2008, 18:15 (0 Talkback[s])

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Ars Technica: First Look: Firefox 3 Beta 3 Polishes Rough Edges

"Mozilla has announced the official release of the third Firefox 3 beta, which includes many user interface improvements and a handful of new features. Firefox 3 is rapidly approaching completion, and much of the work that remains to be done is primarily in the category of fit and finish. There will likely only be one more beta release after this one before Mozilla begins issuing final release candidates.

"The bookmark dialog, which was integrated into the URL bar in beta 1, has been further tweaked to improve usability..."

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Mozilla Links: A Deep Look to Firefox 3 Beta 3

"Without a doubt the most visible change introduced in this beta are the theme updates in all platforms. On Windows XP and Vista, a large part of the planned new XP icons has been added to the main toolbar, the Options window, the Download Manager, here and there.

"Reception hasn't been warm precisely as was to be expected: just the same happened when Firefox dropped the Qute theme for Winstripe around version 0.9, again with the updates just before 1.0 and yet again when Radiant Core updated Firefox 2.0 icons to its current washed out aspect..."

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