Firefox 14 Brings HTTPS Search, Click-to-Play Plugins

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rose20

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loozer

Same updates, different numbers. NBD. Maybe post news about it when there are actually some noticeable features.

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Cregan89

There's never going to be noticeable features anymore, that's the whole point.

On their old versioning system, they would outline a number of features for the next major release, some of those features would be implemented in a matter of weeks, while others could take months, and meanwhile they add more feature requests, again delaying the release of the next major version. The result? You would end up waiting years for features that were completed years ago to make it to the publicly released build.

The new rapid-release system puts releases on a fixed time frame. When a feature is complete, it is merged into the beta for debugging and testing, and makes it into the public's arms in a matter of weeks.

This explains the advantages of a rapid-release schedule perfectly in regards to Google Chrome:
https://docs.google.com/present/view?id=dg63dpc6_4d7vkk6ch&pli=1

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88keyz

Why doesn't Mozilla adopt a naming convention like AMD did with the Catalyst drivers, do point releases for each year. So this would be Firefox 12.3 and not Firefox 14. They already do maintenance releases this way, ie. Firefox 13.0.1, why not the main release. The numbering scheme will be out of hand in a couple of years, at this rate we'll be using Firefox 33 soon. Just stupid. All bitching aside though, I love the Firefox browser and its my daily internet driver.

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Cregan89

Why does it matter? Firefox 33 or Firefox 4.33? It's the exact same thing, except Firefox 33 is less confusing and makes for a simpler versioning control and build system for the developers. Google Chrome is on version 22 already, it's not a big deal.

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thetechchild

Only nobody pays attention to what version Chrome is actually on at any given time, because it's taken for granted that Chrome's auto-update keeps it up-to-date.

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Cregan89

Exactly. That's what Firefox wants too. That's why they're moving to silent updates as well.

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praetor_alpha

I've had secure search for a long time with the HTTPS Everywhere addon.

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