Fifefox 3.6 beta 2: Released with 190 Bug Fixes
By on November 11th, 2009

Firefox 3.6 saw another beta early morning today, PST. The Firefox 3.6 beta 2 has been released with more than 190 bug fixes over the last Firefox 3.6 beta 1.

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Firefox 3.6 features a new and improved rendering engine, a better JavaScript performance, full-screen videos, support for WOFF and a lot more. You can see more on Firefox 3.6 beta 1 in this earlier post.

The fixes in Firefox 3.6 beta 2 include:

  • Better support for mobile devices, specially on Windows CE.
  • Better support for WOFF on Linux and Solaris, bug fix of some characters not showing on these platforms.
  • Undo support for Personas.
  • Some minor UI fixes, like broken text in dialogues, windows and components being displaced on certain actions, etc.
  • Fix for full-screen mode, Mac problem of missing window title on returning from full-screen mode.
  • Resolving problems with lost focus of component windows.
  • Resolving maximize and restore window size.

These 190 fixes coming in less than 2 weeks proves that things are really moving fast at the Mozilla development front. With every beta release, we will move closer to a better Firefox.

Author: Chinmoy Kanjilal Google Profile for Chinmoy Kanjilal
Chinmoy Kanjilal is a FOSS enthusiast and evangelist. He is passionate about Android. Security exploits turn him on and he loves to tinker with computer networks. He rants occasionally at Techarraz.com. You can connect with him on Twitter @ckandroid.

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