June 25, 2011

No 64-Bit Windows Firefox

At least not for a while and very likely not in 2011. Firefox 8 is going to be the next trunk (nightly) builds starting July 5th and there is currently no expectation that 64-Bit Windows support is going to part of Firefox 8. For those interested in what is going on behind the scenes, you can follow these tracking bugs: Bug 471090 Bug 558448 One of the main issues is currently the developmental builds for Windows 64-Bit Firefox only support 64-Bit plugins. Because not all Windows plugins provide a 64-bit version, 32-bit versions would also need to be loaded. See…

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Firefox Release Recap: June 2011 Week 4

Just Released Firefox 3.6.18 – June 21st Firefox 5 Final Release – June 21st Firefox 5 for Mobile Final Release – June 21st Schedule this Coming Week None Future Releases Firefox 6 Beta – July 5th* Firefox 7 Aurora – July 5th* Firefox 6 Final Release – August 16th Firefox 6 for Mobile Final Release – August 16th Firefox 7 Beta – August 16th* Firefox  8 Aurora –  August 16th* Firefox 7 Final Release – September 27th Firefox 7 for Mobile Final Release – September 27th * As part of the new Rapid Release Schedule, dates listed for Aurora and…

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