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Firefox 1.5 due in September

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Firefox 1.5 due in September

The Mozilla Foundation will scrap Firefox 1.1, and instead focus on version 1.5 of the popular alternative browser, lead Firefox engineer Ben Goodger said earlier this week. The change reflects the amount of bug fixes and new features that will be included in the release.

“We’ve made some major improvements to the Firefox application, especially in the update and extension systems that warrant more than a minor version bump,” Mozilla’s Asa Dotzler said. “Calling it 1.1 would suggest to most users that this was a minor update when in fact it is quite major and all 1.0 users really should move forward for a much improved product.”

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