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Firefox3 PR Backfires?

After announcing to the world that Firefox 3 will be available at 10am PDT today, June 17th, amidst apparent publicity stunt to generate the record number of downloads per day (has anyone been really keeping a tally?) the web site http://getfirefox.com/ returns the pathetic

Http/1.1 Service Unavailable

Firefox is certainly a decent browser, but it's stability seems to have gone reversely proportional to the self-professed greatness and the size of their publicity stunts.

Safari is now by far the best looking, and fastest browser for Windows, and it has been that way for mac for a while.

Good luck Fifefox 3 (when we see you), but I for one, am not buying it.

Update @ 12:23pm

OK, so finally FF3 is available for download, and I have it installed and running. The first thing is that not all plugins are compatible, and if you are using FireBug for web development, you must install the 1.1 version available here.

Comments

Gleyzer said…
Have you tried GrApple themes - they make ff3 look much better: http://www.takebacktheweb.org.
LOL - this is awesome, thanks Alex! It's my default FF3 theme now :)

Speaking of FF3, it is completely and utterly busted on my wife's PC - the poor bugger starts, crashes, wants to send bug report, sends it, then crashes again.

No love from FF3.

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