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Mozilla Firefox 9.0 Is Ready For The Holidays

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Published on 20 December 2011 06:53 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Mozilla
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Mozilla Firefox 9.0 is now ready for release.

Firefox 9.0 brings the fruits of the Type Inference Mozilla research project, which brings significantly faster JavaScript performance. Firefox's JavaScript support has returned to being competitive with the V8 JavaScript engine found in Google's Chrome web-browser.

There's also better Mac OS X 10.7 Lion support, font-stretch CSS support, and text-overflow CSS support. There's also all-around better support for HTML5, MathML, and CSS.

The release notes for Mozilla Firefox 9.0 are available from the project's web-site along with download links.

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