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It turns out that Mozilla was not kidding.

Firefox 5 is already in the works and can actually already be downloaded as a preview.

There are four development stages in Mozilla's new development process - mozilla-central, experimental, beta and final. We know that Firefox 5 has been in development already, but we only recently noticed that the browser has already been posted on the company's FTP server in nightly build form.

The new browser carries the version number 4.2a1pre, which is apparently due to time constraints that did not allow Mozilla to change its versioning system yet. However, there has been a confirmation that this is, in fact, the foundation for Firefox 5, while we also know that there will be a 4.0.x maintenance release for Firefox 4 with minor bugfixes.

According to the release plan, Firefox 5 final is scheduled for release in the week of June 29, while the first stable experimental release of the browser with an actual 5.0 version number should be available in the week of April 13. The expected interface changes, which will include the web application tabs, will not land until early may, however.
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wow. its not even a week since FF4 launch
Edited by meetajhu - 3/30/11 at 12:06pm
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http:// www .tomsguide .com/us/firefox-firefox-5-google-chrome-apple-safari-ie9,news-10660.html

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I cant wait till this happens
finally a new firefox....
oh wait didnt four come out last week on Wednesday?
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hhahah glad im still in firefox 3 series or whatever hahh
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Should be out in 2019.
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Javascript still doesn't perform as good as Chrome or IE9. At least in all the animations I'm doing on my site(Accordion, slides, explode, etc)
    
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At least there's finally an official x64 build.
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Originally Posted by nathris View Post
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Should be out in 2019.
They're planning to release 5, 6, and 7 before 2011 ends.
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