Clearly not wanting to be accused of dragging their heels following the recent Firefox 2 release, the team has just released version 3 of its browser for alpha testing. Details of the release and a link to the download site can be found on the Mozilla website.
As well as the usual assortment of bug fixes, the dev team is focussing on increased stability and performance. With the later in mind, the graphics and text rendering engines have been given a thorough overhaul.
To accommodate the planned updates, Firefox 3 will no longer be supported on Mac OS X 10.2 or Windows 95, 98 and ME.