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It should be. x64 has speed improvements (due to quirks), and Win64 has important security improvements.

From the article:

> At this point, the Mozilla project does not have the resources to actively support this use case.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mozilla_Foundation#Financing

$300 million a year, and they can't afford to support Win64, the predominant platform, of an open source project? Someone needs to get in there and start cleaning house.




(($300m / numberOfUsers) * numberOfExtremeUsers) / numberOfEngineersRequired / numberOfYearsRequired

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Don't have to be an extreme user to take advantage of the features above, they benefit everyone. Nor would it require years, it already works fine (has for years and on every other OS) ... just could use a little optimization.

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