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Mozilla to remove Firefox version numbers

MrSeb (471333) writes | about 3 years ago

Firefox 3

MrSeb writes "A great collective gasp issued from tuned-in Firefox fans when Mozilla announced that it was switching to a Chrome-like release schedule for its browser. Now Mozilla wants to take things one step further and remove Firefox version numbers entirely — from the user-facing parts of the browser, anyway."
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Dynedain (141758) | about 3 years ago | (#37096108)

Good. If you're going to switch to a Chrome-like crazy release schedule, then interrupting the user every other week is incredibly stupid.

They should have done this first, before abusing the version numbers.

Really? (1)

mattventura (1408229) | about 3 years ago | (#37096658)

It's becoming harder and harder to take Mozilla seriously these days. Who are these changes actually supposed to benefit? I don't see how including a piece of information is harmful to anyone. Between the version numbers BS and UI regressions, I'm switching to another browser once 3.6 is EOL'd.

Meh (1)

NaklsonofNakkl (1014887) | about 3 years ago | (#37100698)

it seems like there isn't much benefit to doing this other than just "keeping up with the web" as they say. I am completely alright with how they used to do things, but that's just my personal view. Not going to change my opinion on using Firefox or not, it just seems silly to switch to a style when there wasn't anything wrong with how they were doing things before.
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