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edit·history·watch·refresh Stock post message.svg To-do list for History of Firefox:
  • Table in "Release history" section:
  • Inconsistent lines between columns—some are only present towards the end.
  • Maybe a different color for non-public releases? (release candidates, etc.) --> Done!

Firefox 17[edit]

as of writing, firefox 17 is in release channel. Divinity76 (talk) 17:40, 20 November 2012 (UTC)

Ff17 changes to IPC rules for ActiveX components broke at least one rendering plugin : Curl Surge RTE from www.curl.com [ see discussions at http://communities.curl.com ] such that Curl applets must be run in Ff 15 or 16 (or earlier) unless the user manually makes an addition to about:config to add a boolean to set the IPC rule to false for the RTE plugin.

On linux, Ff 17 is now default (ex : CentOS 6.4 ) making the Curl plugin problematic as Ff is the only linux browser with a Curl plugin.

Curiosity : Curl is from the MIT project whose DARPA grant also produced W3C

G. Robert Shiplett 11:31, 31 May 2013 (UTC)

Add section on controversies to the history section[edit]

Firefox 4.x changed the UI such that many extensions and themes broke. This drove users to continue using 3.6.x instead. Now Australis may trigger more of the same. Many say it's nothing more than a clone of the Google Chrome UI—including me. Users are already leaving Firefox for other browsers. I personally switched to Pale Moon. Will (Talk - contribs) 11:02, 22 April 2014 (UTC)

Version 36.0.4 came out today, March 21, 2015[edit]

I checked to update, and on 3-21-2015 it updated to version 36.0.4

Added. --Claw of Slime (talk) 00:42, 22 March 2015 (UTC)

Spelling consistency, US vs UK standard[edit]

I noticed the following sentence:

"Green color denotes current Firefox versions, while the pink colour is for older versions." 

The spelling "color" is US standard, whereas "colour" is UK standard. I think articles look better if a single standard is followed, especially within a single sentence. Comments? Oaklandguy (talk) 00:54, 3 June 2015 (UTC)

Hello! Right, that would even be required according to WP:ARTCON. Which variant should we choose, would MOS:TIES apply? — Dsimic (talk | contribs) 19:54, 27 June 2015 (UTC)