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I dont understand why people think the whole number system of updates is confusing or some scheme.... Having 4.xxx versions for the next year seems a whole lot more confusing... As for seeing no updates in 5 or 6, just because the UI is the same does not mean the guts of it have not changed, security and performance updates will not necessarily result in UI appearance changes
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FF4 and it's lack of support for my most-used add-ons is what pushed my to begin using chrome. I can just imagine them breaking all your add-ons every 6 months or so now as a way to lose a LOT of market share.
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wow, i just started using #4, and now they want me to try out #6?
This exactly. Like what the heck FF? Slow down, lol.
 
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I'm still on 3.something. Works well.
    
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Hipster: I liked FF more when it wasn't trying to get attention through updates and version numbers.
More like I've used Firefox before it was called Firefox. I prefer using Phoenix.
    
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FF4 and it's lack of support for my most-used add-ons is what pushed my to begin using chrome.
It's not firefox's responsibility to keep addons update, it's the addon developers. Changes in the user interface break lots of addons, and it's be silly to have a backwards compatible system on something people are constantly demanding more performance from.
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Wasn't it forever between 3 and 4 then they bring out 5 and 6 like that lol
    
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http://store.steampowered.com/hwsurvey

63.05 percent use Firefox.

11.56 percent use Chrome.

Chrome is still a minority, losing to EA Download Manager.
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Originally Posted by Ecchi-BANZAII!!! View Post
Hipster: I liked FF more when it wasn't trying to get attention through updates and version numbers.
Chrome is on version 10 (stable) and Firefox has been out like 3 or 4 times longer and is only on version 4 (stable). So what do you use?

I think updates are good though and Firefox 4 was a worthy update.

Now 5 and 6 in the same year? I agree with you there, that's a lot for Firefox but 4 versions a year is standard for Chrome.
    
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Just because 5 and 6 are available to download does not mean that they will be released (stable) this year. When they start getting to beta stage then we can start looking forward towards an eventual release.
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