Mozilla Firefox 1.5 release this afternoon



According to Planet Mozilla it looks like we should expect the release of Mozilla Firefox 1.5 at around 3PM EST (12 noon PST). There are no promises, but that’s what I’m seeing, no exact time mind you, but ~around 3PM EST today. Likely once there is an official announcement news will spread quickly and the download servers will get pounded, so I know I’m going to be trying to get in earlier if possible.


For one, I’ll be adding it to my cd of stuff I carry to appointments. For many, downloading the firefox installer over a dialup is a ridiculous prospect. From some of the other posts at Planet Mozilla, it looks like there will be an initial release of 20 different languages supported by 1.5

In addition to the auto-update feature and improved tab-handling support/improved page rendering, there are other new features, such as…

Reporter Tool
Firefox 1.5 RC 2 comes with a new tool for reporting broken web sites (available through the Custom Install option). From the ‘Help’ menu, select ‘Report Broken Web Site’ and provide as much information as you can about the issue that you are encountering. By helping alert us of broken web sites, we can work with the webmaster to correct the problem, and make the website compatible.

If you’re wondering, Firefox 1.5 doesn’t pass the Acid2 CSS rendering test and was not expected to. It sounds like in order for Firefox to pass the test, we’ll have to wait for the rendering engine Gecko to make it to the 1.9 release cycle.

–update 2:37PM EST 11/29/05–

Released!

According to OSnews, 1.5 has been released to the mirrors. It is recommended to choose a mirror close to you to keep the load off the primary site.

No official announcement yet… (waiting for all mirrors to sync?)

–update 6:08 pm est–
Official Planet.mozilla.org announcement.

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