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Firefox 3.1 Beta 3 Makes Its Debut


Netstat -vat by Sean Michael Kerner (bio)

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From the "Good things come to those who wait" files:

At long last, Mozilla today is releasing Firefox 3.1 Beta 3. The Beta 2 release was out out in early December, itself a month overdue.

So what's in the new Beta 3?

Mozilla has improved the Private Browsing Mode (AKA "Porn Mode") to make it even more private. The general idea behind Private Browsing is to have a browser session where the cookies and history file are not saved beyond the actual session.

On the speed front, the TraceMonkey JavaScript engine gets stability and performance improvements.

TraceMonkey in my view is a critically important feature, perhaps the most important new feature in Firefox 3.1 as a whole...

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