Mozilla Firefox gains 30mn users in 8 weeks; updates to v3.5.4 to fix critical flaws

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    Chalk up another point for the open-source community! Mozilla’s CEO John Lily, in a Twitter post on Monday, said that the company has gained 30 million Firefox users in the last eight weeks alone.
     
    Also, on Tuesday, Firefox received an update to version 3.5.4 in an attempt to fix 16 flaws, 11 of which were deemed critical.
     
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    Re: Mozilla Firefox gains 30mn users in 8 weeks; updates to v3.5.4 to fix critical fl

    Nice...... :)
     
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    Re: Mozilla Firefox gains 30mn users in 8 weeks; updates to v3.5.4 to fix critical fl

    awesome news . .although i bet oldies and nubs still use IE :|
     
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    Re: Mozilla Firefox gains 30mn users in 8 weeks; updates to v3.5.4 to fix critical fl

    :) 30 million - 8 Weeks... awesome! NiaaaAAAa
     
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    Re: Mozilla Firefox gains 30mn users in 8 weeks; updates to v3.5.4 to fix critical fl

    How is this calculated? By the number of downloads of full version? Will that not be unrealistic?
     
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    Re: Mozilla Firefox gains 30mn users in 8 weeks; updates to v3.5.4 to fix critical fl

    if u feel that people are downloading it multiple times and number should be less.....thn pls dont forget that 1 downloded copy can be spreaded multiple times too like through pen drive....
     
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    Re: Mozilla Firefox gains 30mn users in 8 weeks; updates to v3.5.4 to fix critical fl

    This is why I feel it is unrealistic... I am not saying it is much higher or lower than real numbers... Just interested to find out how they got the numbers....

    Arun
     
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    Re: Mozilla Firefox gains 30mn users in 8 weeks; updates to v3.5.4 to fix critical fl

    firefox 3.5.5 is out also
     
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