Mozilla has plans to deliver Firefox 5 on 21st June, Firefox 6 on 18th August

Mozil­la released Fire­fox 4 few weeks back and as the user-base is com­ing back, Mozil­la plan­ning the chrome-like devel­op­ment process to see Fire­fox 5 out by 21st June, Fire­fox 6 by 18th August and Fire­fox 7 by year end.

Every new Fire­fox release to go through three main phas­es before release — mozil­la-cen­tral (like Canary build for Chrome), mozil­la-auro­ra (Dev chan­nel) and mozil­la-beta, each one expect­ed to last about six weeks. 

The first alpha release of Fire­fox 5 will be expect­ed next week. Fire­fox 6 will be out in May. Fire­fox Alpha builds will be called Auro­ra. These will be auto-updat­ed and a sep­a­rate icon to denote the sep­a­rate build. Mozil­la has plans to release Fire­fox 7 by the end of this year as well.

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Source: TCMagazine