Some Firefox Users Get Surprise Beta-Test Duty

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Some Firefox users may be wondering why they are using a version of the popular open-source browser that has yet to be released.

The Mozilla Corp. says people who installed the beta versions of Firefox 1.5 and then used the auto-upgrade system to move to the final release automatically got version 1.5.0.1, a minor update scheduled to ship before the end of the month.

"You are, whether you knew it for sure or not, a beta tester," Mozilla said in its developer center.

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