Mozilla 0.9.9 Released

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Mozilla 0.9.9 Release Page

From ‘What’s New’

  • MathML is now enabled by default on those platforms that
    support it, including Windows and Unix. MathML is the W3C
    specification for describing mathematics on the web. To properly
    display MathML you need to install special math fonts that are not
    installed by default on most systems. If you are reading this with
    Mozilla 0.9.9, take a look at this MathML sample which should look
    fine without these fonts.
  • The JavaScript debugger, (aka Venkman) can now profile
    JavaScript in web content and browser chrome. Select
    Profile->Collect Profile Data to start profiling, execute the
    script you’d like to profile, and select Profile->Save Profile
    Data As… to save it. Statistics are collected for every function
    executed while profiling is enabled, and include total, maximum,
    minimum, and average time spent executing the function, and total
    number of calls. Supported output formats are HTML, CSV, and plain
    text. Sample profile output is available here. Be sure to start the
    debugger before loading the scripts you’re going to profile.
  • Mozilla now supports TrueType fonts on Unix using the FreeType2
    library. This works on all X servers with a TrueColor visual (ie: a
    15/16/24/32 bit frame buffer). This is enabled on Linux i386,
    Solaris, HP-UX and some other Unixes. Read these directions on
    setting up TrueType support in Mozilla.
  • Greatly improved View-> Page Info dialog.
  • Mozilla now supports SOAP.
  • You now have the option of installing plugins in your Mozilla
    user directory ($HOME/.mozilla/plugins on Unix). These plugins are
    loaded in addition to those in your Mozilla install directory.
  • Mozilla has a new Page Setup dialog and the Print Preview
    window now has a toolbar.
  • Mozilla on Microsoft Windows now has a full screen mode.
  • Speed improvements for the Sparc Solaris build.
  • The BeOS port now supports SSL and has gfx speed
  • Mozilla has a new method for disabling popup and popunder
    windows. It is now possible to disable the JavaScript window.open()
    method when it is not called as a result of a mouse click. When the
    dom.disable_open_click_delay pref is set to a nonzero number,
    window.open will fail when called more than that number of
    milliseconds after a mouse click. Setting this pref (instructions
    here) should turn off pop-up and pop-under ads that use the onload
    handler of <img> tags to work around our previous
    window.open() filter. (Bug 92955)

user_pref(“dom.disable_open_click_delay”, 1000);

  • Mozilla’s zlib library contins the fix for the zlib
    vulnerability. Note that some builds such as the Red Hat RPMs use
    the sytem zlib library and you will need to update this library
    separately. See the Red Hat Linux Errata Advisory.
  • The recycled mail compose window was turned on by default which
    greatly improves new message and reply performance.
  • A new mail notification appears in the Windows System
  • Mozilla now supports the use of socks proxies for mailnews. The
    value entered in prefs-> advanced-> proxies-> socks host
    will be used for this. You must ensure that this field is left
    blank unless you require a socks proxy. If that field contains an
    entry that is not actually a socks proxy, then you will receive an
    error about connection being refused to your mail server. If you
    use a socks proxy and want to read mail from a site that the socks
    proxy does not have access to (such as localhost), you need to
    manually exclude those site(s) from being proxied by adding it to
    the “no proxy for” pref.
  • LDAP directories appear in the address book.
  • The address book now has an advanced search dialog.
  • IMAP Shared Folders is finished with the exception of being
    able to click on an imap url to subscribe to one.
  • The delete key now toggles the deleted state for the IMAP
    delete model.
  • Improvements to the MailNews UI when reading signed and
    encrypted S/Mime messages.

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