Mozilla pushes devs to make Feb. ship date for Firefox 4

Engineering director exhorts developers to work on 160 blocking bugs

By , Computerworld |  Internet, Firefox, Mozilla

According to Internet measurement company Net Applications, Firefox currently accounts for 22.8% of all browsers used worldwide. Since its peak in November 2009, Firefox has lost two percentage points . Google's Chrome, meanwhile, gained more than six points in that same period, and now owns a 10% share.

"I know you're all tired and stressed," said Sicore to Firefox's developers. "Stay focused. Be nice to each other. Firefox 4 is gonna kick ass."

The current Firefox 4 beta can be downloaded for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux from Mozilla's site.

Gregg Keizer covers Microsoft, security issues, Apple, Web browsers and general technology breaking news for Computerworld. Follow Gregg on Twitter at @gkeizer or subscribe to Gregg's RSS feed . His e-mail address is gkeizer@computerworld.com .

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