"To avoid shipping flawed code"
A bit late for that, I feel.
Google has suspended Chrome browser updates after failing to release Chrome 81 on Tuesday. Though the Chocolate Factory announced the availability of Chrome 81 on March 17, as scheduled on its Chrome Release Status page, the updated code did not get distributed. The problem can be attributed to COVID-19, specifically what the …
On Wednesday, Chrome team shipped just such a security-focused update, bumping Chrome build 80.0.3987.132 to 80.0.3987.149.
So they hold back a feature release but still manage a security release? Haven't seen this yet from Microsoft or especially Apple which likes to sit on zero-day exploits for weeks if not months.
There's a lot to criticise Google for, but for software products it cares about, it has an impressive release history.
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