Fedora 14 and firefox, not forgetting to appreciate the developers

n2xssvv.g02gfr12930 n2xssvv.g02gfr12930 at ntlworld.com
Fri Jul 16 07:35:35 UTC 2010

On 07/16/2010 08:20 AM, Andy Blanchard wrote:
> On 16 July 2010 08:12, Eric Tanguy <eric.tanguy at univ-nantes.fr> wrote:
>> I read somewhere that firefox 4 would be out in november. Fedora 14 will
>> be released at the end of october. So will fedora 14 include firefox 4 ?
> This came up when Firefox 3.6 came out the question got asked about it
> replacing Firefox 3.5.x in the then current Fedora releases.  The
> answer then, as when this situation has arisen previously, was "no".
> In this case however, especially given the massive improvements that
> are expected in Firefox 4.0, I would hope that they might work around
> that by either including the latest beta in the release or by provide
> it as an optional, alternate package to the Firefox 3.6.x releases.
> If push comes to shove though you can always grab one of the third
> party releases from external packagers, or build it yourself if you're
> up to it.  I'm running 4.0B1 at the moment and it's steady as a rock
> so far and haven't had any problems with the plugins I use either, so
> my vote would go for putting the latest beta into the release and
> update it to the official release when it leaves beta.

Sounds good, but I'll wait for the official release.

Hats off to the hard wok put in by all those developers.


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