Mozilla retires Firefox 4 from security support

Robert Huff roberthuff at
Thu Jun 23 13:10:57 UTC 2011

Jerry writes:

>  > >  Obviously users of version 4 will be more or less forced to
>  > >  update to version 5 which is now in the ports system. What amazes
>  > >  me is how quick support was pulled from version 4.
>  > 
>  > 	My morning-fogged mind says Version 4 was out less than a
>  > year.
>  Correct! When Microsoft EOL'd a ten year old OS (XP) the
>  wailing's from certain factions was deafening. Now with Mozilla
>  EOLing a product less than a year old the sounds of silence seem
>  to be propagating.

	Which says something about the relative trust levels about
Mozilla and Microsoft bringing out a a new .0 of their core product.

				Robert "still using XP" Huff

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