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Standard User NICK_ADSL_UK
(fountain of knowledge) Tue 24-Feb-15 18:10:36
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Firefox 36.0 release


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[Firefox] Firefox 36.0 release

Firefox 36.0
first offered to Release channel users on February 24, 2015

the release is up on the ftp (non-public) .. should show up on the
public access server and main site early morning.

What's new:
New - Pinned tiles on the new tab page can be synced
New - Support for the full HTTP/2 protocol. HTTP/2 enables a faster, more scalable, and more responsive web.
New - Locale added: Uzbek (uz)

Changed - -remote option removed
Changed - No longer accept insecure RC4 ciphers whenever possible
Changed - Phasing out Certificates with 1024-bit RSA Keys
Changed - Shut down hangs will now show the crash reporter before exiting the program
Changed - Add-on Compatibility

HTML5 - Support for the ECMAScript 6 Symbol data type added
HTML5 - unicode-range CSS descriptor descriptor implemented
HTML5 - CSSOM-View scroll behavior implemented allowing smooth scrolling of content without custom libraries
HTML5 - object-fit and object-position implemented.
Defines how and where the content of a replaced element is displayed
HTML5 - isolation CSS property implemented.
Create a new stacking context to isolate groups of boxes to control which blend together
HTML5 - CSS3 will-change property implemented.
Hints the browser of elements that will be modified. The browser will perform some performance optimization for these
HTML5 - Changed JavaScript 'const' semantics to conform better to the ES6 specification. The const declaration is now block-scoped and requires an initializer. It also can not be redeclared anymore.
HTML5 - Improved ES6 generators for better performance

Developer - Eval sources now appear in the Debugger
Debug JavaScript code that is evaluated dynamically, either as a string passed to eval() or as a string passed to the Function constructor
Developer - DOM Promises inspection
Developer - Inspector: More paste options in markup view

Fixed - CSS gradients work on premultiplied colors
Fixed - Fix some unexpected log out from Facebook or Google after restart
Fixed - Various security fixes

Please see the Release Notes for more information.

Download - All systems & languages

Firefox 31.5.0 ESR will be available here
Firefox 36.0 for Android - Release notes

Next Release - Firefox 37.0 / ESR 31.6.0 - 2015-04-07


https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/

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