Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/06/16/firefox_5_release_candidate/

Mozilla pushes out final Firefox 5 test build

Silence of the browser lambs

By Team Register

Posted in Applications, 16th June 2011 12:03 GMT

Mozilla plans to release the next small-fry iteration of its Firefox browser next week.

Ahead of that, a release candidate version of Firefox 5 landed yesterday. The open-source browser-maker lists the following tweaks to the latest test build:

Firefox 4 was released just three months ago, and versions 6 and 7 of the popular browser are expected before the year is out.

Mozilla recently rejigged its release schedule, in part to reflect Google's Chrome development cycle.

Big browser releases are now a thing of the past at Mozilla Towers. The org now prefers to iterate often with smaller changes between each new version. ®