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MX 17 Repository: The Pale Moon Browser Thread

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The Pale Moon Browser Thread

#81 Post by Stevo » Tue Nov 13, 2018 7:56 pm

We now have 28.2.0 in the main repository. Enjoy!
v28.2.0 (2018-11-13)
This is a major development and bugfix release.

Changes/fixes:

Fixed a major performance issue with web workers.
Fixed a rare crash on local networks with HTTP basic auth and unsupported cipher suites.
Fixed a performance/timer issue when leaving the browser idle.
Fixed an issue causing an empty dialog when launching executable files from the browser.
Fixed an issue preventing making entries to disallow sites to store data for off-line use.
Removed code to prevent extensions with binary components.
Fixed an issue with common dialogs being sized incorrectly for their content.
Fixed an issue with event handling on the tab bar that would cause frustrating behavior when trying to open/close tabs in rapid succession.
Switched default behavior for scrolling when a context or pop-up menu is open to allow scrolling, like in v27. This also affects scrolling in very long menus, e.g. bookmarks.
Added experimental Asynchronous Panning and Zooming (APZ) for desktop use.
Re-enabled the use and parsing of ICC v4 color profiles.
Removed telemetry code from the caching subsystem.
Improved full-screen detection for suppressing status messages.
Made all arguments passed to Init*Event() optional except the first for parity with other browsers.
Cleaned up some internal installer code.
Fixed making caret width configurable when dealing with CJK characters (regression).
Fixed drawing of table borders consistently when zooming a page (regression).
Exposed the "Save download location per site" pref in about:config.
Improved media handling (ongoing).
Added experimental support for AV1 in WebM videos (disabled by default).
Note: this is for WebM only for now, so MP4 and MSE AV1 streams (e.g. YouTube) will not (yet) play.
Removed the (defunct and incomplete) in-browser translation code.
Fixed an issue with CSS Grid layouts unnecessarily shrinking element blocks.
Fixed notification settings menu entry (opes about:permissions with relevant data now).
Fixed the launching of an undesirable background content process for capturing page thumbnails.
Fixed a focus issue in the bookmark properties dialog.
Changed the setting for reporting CSS errors to the console to false by default, to prevent unnecessary performance loss for recording this data.
Added control mechanisms for Opportunistic Encryption (both for alternative services and upgrade-insecure-requests) in preferences, and disabled this by default due to potential security and privacy issues with this transitional technology.
Updated the default reported Firefox version in Firefox Compatibility Mode to prevent "too old Firefox" complaints on websites.
Updated libnestegg, ffvpx, reader view components and several other modules from upstream.
Implemented security fixes for CVE-2018-12381, CVE-2017-7797, a better fix for CVE-2018-12386 (DiD), CVE-2018-12401 (DiD), CVE-2018-12398, CVE-2018-12392, several Skia bugs, and several crashes and memory safety hazards that do not have a CVE number.

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The Pale Moon Browser Thread

#82 Post by Gordon Cooper » Wed Nov 14, 2018 12:45 am

Thanks Steve. Update looks OK so far, I'll yell if any problems appear.
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Re: MX 17 Repository: The Pale Moon Browser Thread

#83 Post by zorzi » Wed Nov 14, 2018 3:58 am

Thanks.
Desktop: HP Pavilion a6435 (Athlon64 2x 2,6Ghz, Radeon R7-240, Ram 4 Go, HD 500 Go) / MX Linux 17

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The Pale Moon Browser Thread

#84 Post by dreamer » Sat Nov 17, 2018 1:35 am

Pale Moon 28.2.1 for Linux has been released.
This release addresses a critical usability issue in the history and bookmarks window.
The release is just 12 hours old, but I want to leave a reminder to Stevo ;)

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Re: MX 17 Repository: The Pale Moon Browser Thread

#85 Post by Gordon Cooper » Sat Nov 17, 2018 3:08 am

Don't think that 28.2.1 is a Linux release yet.
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Re: MX 17 Repository: The Pale Moon Browser Thread

#86 Post by Stevo » Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:28 pm

Pale Moon has been updated to 28.2.2 in the main repository, from 28.2.1 that I forgot to enter here.

28.2.2:

Changes/fixes:

Changed the about:feeds icon for external applications to a generic icon, since that kind of access to executables is no longer allowed for security reasons.
Fixed issues with copying/pasting bookmarks in the Library View.
Fixed a crash occurring when using HTTP pipelining over some (broken) proxies.
Fixed several issues with animated WebP display (animations stopping, corrupted frames on lossy images, etc.)
Fixed an issue with the display of truncated GIF images.
Fixed an issue with deleting recent history not working properly.
Fixed incorrect duplicate compatibility mode preferences in about:config.

28.2.1:

This is a bugfix release to address critical usability issues with the bookmarks/history window.

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