Firefox 3 test version (Gran Paradiso Alpha 1) released

by Saleem Khan, CBC News Online

A prototype version of Firefox 3 is now available for software developers to evaluate.

The Mozilla organization, which oversees development of the free web browser, released the early test version of the next implementation of Firefox on Dec. 8. It is not intended for general consumer use.

The alpha 1 version of Gran Paradiso, the code name for Firefox 3, is available from mozilla.org.