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Firefox’s 5th birthday: A look back

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I have now switched totally to Chrome—my final "critical need" was satisfied by installing TabSearch Version 0.2. Still, Firefox was a critical help during the early years, and this little history at Lifehacker.com is well worth reading. It begins:

Five years ago, an open-source browser called Firefox—one that didn’t ship with your computer—was available as a 1.0 download. To say it’s changed the world’s web experience is understatement. Here’s a look back at five years of the ‘fox.

Read on for an overview of the life of Firefox, including its journey from from its Netscape ancestry to the modern browser we’ve come to know and love-and a quick peek at what’s around the corner…

Continue reading.

Written by LeisureGuy

9 November 2009 at 12:25 pm

Posted in Firefox, Software

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