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FF had memory leak issues before, and I haven't seen it in a while so I don't even get what they keep fixing...
Ever noticed it Using 500mb of memory after being ip a few hours with a few tabs open?


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Also, for those who use third party specialty builds of Firefox (such as Waterfox) it's crucial to know, for me, if I'm using a stable build or a release candidate.
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I'm down with using release dates.
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Is anyone else still using ie8 because, I hate all the new gui's. I would be using an old version of ff by now but I didn't d/l fast enough to have it before the new gui. I really like having the old traditional look, with all the icons in a functional(note: not sleek, but functional) bar. I just hate all of the new browsers.
    
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Or they can just rename 6.0 to 4.3 and be done with it.
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I wouldn't mind all these updates if Mozilla would stop disabling my addons that work fine and leave my tab settings etc like they are :/
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Why mess with it...

Surely they have more important things to concentrate on

Personally I don't care, but it's handy to see what version I'm running so I know if it's the latest or not.
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I think that internet browsers need to calm down a bit. It isn't the browser that normally affects people and their internet speeds, its their system or ISP. Getting micro-updates that fix some bug deep in the code don't appeal to me, and never will. I want a change I can see or feel in terms of speed or functionality, not just some new version number that makes me think it is faster.
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People care too much...
    
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Or... maybe stop being stupid with the updates. Go back to traditional ways of releasing a big changes as a new version and revising it as needed. Do the revisions in the background and apply at a restart. I was annoyed enough when Sony stopped doing anything big for the PSP and continued with new versions of security patches. And I'm sick of every time I open FF it says there's a new version out and I should update... I'd turn updates off but FF is the only browser that I've had security problems with. /rant. : )

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Otherwise, I'll just keep using Internet Explorer, version 9 is just fine.
What's internet explorer?
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