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Firefox 3 Is Given to the World--Or Maybe Not

Jun 17, 2008, 12:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Glyn Mody)

"The danger here is that like me, others may rush expectantly to download Firefox 3 as soon as they wake up today, only to find that it is not available--and that there is no explanation as why that is. Is it because there's some last-minute hitch with Firefox 3? Did they get the day wrong? Was it all just a big con? In any case, the public perception of Firefox is unlike to benefit from this confusion. Not everyone will persist, as I did, trying to find out exactly what it going on.

"The answer, when I finally found it, was surprising: Firefox 3 is not actually being launched today, it is being launched at 10 am PDT [1700 GMT] today..."

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