Firefox new version updates will be more frequent in 2020

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Firefox new version updates will be more frequent in 2020

Post by barbaz » Tue Sep 17, 2019 5:12 pm

*Always* check the changelogs BEFORE updating that important software!
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Re: Firefox new version updates will be more frequent in 2020

Post by therube » Tue Sep 17, 2019 6:17 pm

BS.
Nothing more need be said.

Well, might just say that everything they said is utter BS (not even "fake news"), is the total opposite of what they stated.
They throw out drek, knowingly, "because they have a schedule" to adhere to.
What a joke.
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Re: Firefox new version updates will be more frequent in 2020

Post by musonius » Wed Sep 18, 2019 9:19 pm

I don't believe in these super frequent release cycles (apart from delivering security updates reasonably fast).
Let's see how it works and then decide, if a switch to the ESR version may be appropriate.
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Re: Firefox new version updates will be more frequent in 2020

Post by therube » Wed Sep 18, 2019 11:24 pm

Security updates can always be handled with a dot release, as is the case currently (like with 69.0.1).
There is nothing to be gained by going to a yet more rabid release policy.

What there is now is bad enough. No stability. No consistency.
And they're going to go even faster!
Faster, much like Quantum, is not necessarily better.

And even faster, as it is, is often broken (like with the usage of Profile Manager, requiring a 5-second delay).
So they tout - fast, fast, fast, & then they stick with a "feature" that is broken that negates everything that they have ever done, everything that they have ever said, about "fast".
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