Mozilla Firefox 126.96.36.199 and Mozilla Thunderbird 188.8.131.52 Released
Wednesday November 8th, 2006
Security and Stability updates for Mozilla products based on the Gecko 1.8 branch have been released.
Firefox 1.5.0.x will be maintained with security and stability updates until April 2007. All users are strongly encouraged to upgrade to Firefox 2.
#8 Re: Upgrade system confusing
Friday November 10th, 2006 7:06 AM
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It takes time to coordinate the upgrade of millions of copies of Firefox. If you would read closer, you would recognize that Firefox 184.108.40.206 did not properly support an upgrade to Firefox 2.0. This is partially why 220.127.116.11 was released. Many PCs are still in the process of upgrading to Firefox 18.104.22.168. Once this is complete, the next steps can be taken. You can expect that an option to update to 2.0 will be made available in the coming days or weeks.
P.S. Most users don't have a clue about Firefox "versions". They just install and go. So, delaying a while to update their 1.5.* version to 2.0 will not confuse mom & pop, because they won't even know 2.0 is out. As for the more tech savvy users, they can understand the issue and have the option to manually go to 2.0 if they want.