What's in? What's out of Chrome 6

Want the ability to print preview in Chrome? We'll have to wait, because it's one of the features that didn't make the Chrome 6 cut.

Want the ability to print preview in Chrome? Me, too. But we'll have to wait, because it's one of the features that didn't make the Chrome 6 cut.

Typically in software development, there comes a point when programmers have to turn their attention from adding the fun new technology to making sure what's going to ship actually works. This point, called the code freeze, just happened for Chrome's sixth "milestone."

Google believes in continuously updating its browser, and given its steady encroachment on the turf of Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox and its rapid ascension beyond Opera and Apple's Safari, it's hard to argue too hard with the approach. In June, Chrome climbed to 7.2 percent of worldwide browser usage from to 7.0 percent in May.

For more on this story, read Chrome 6: What made the cut--and what missed it on CNET News.

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