As already indicated the last few weeks had in itself, has now been confirmed: The launch of Firefox 4 is delayed significantly - down to the year 2011. Originally wanted Mozilla browser in November this year publish. Mozilla director Mike Beltzner, the shift announced and specified that: "We will not deliver any unfinished software. The schedule has been amended accordingly.
According to him, is currently working on the seventh beta of the browser, which prepares the developers a lot of work. In particular, the stability of the pre-release is not sufficient at a level. Beta 7 will already contain all the functionality of the finished Firefox 4th As the new release period in early November called. Due to the unexpectedly high workload increases Mozilla, the number of future beta versions.
First of seven test runs were planned before the release candidate, now appear to Beta 8, 9 and 10. Mozilla is planning to implement this last intermediate steps but faster than in the past: Beta 10 is already on the 10th Dated December 2010. Early 2011, then follow the first release candidate - several RCs are not excluded. Shortly thereafter, is envisaged to be available the final version of Firefox 4 - the schedule this time is met.