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ff 36.0.4

 

What’s New

  • Fixed

    36.0.4: Security fixes for issues disclosed at HP Zero Day Initiative's Pwn2Own contest

  • 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

    Shut down hangs will now show the crash reporter before exiting the program

  • Changed

    No longer accept insecure RC4 ciphers whenever possible

  • Changed

    Phasing out Certificates with 1024-bit RSA Keys

  • Changed

    Add-on Compatibility

  • HTML5

    CSSOM-View scroll behavior implemented allowing smooth scrolling of content without custom libraries

  • HTML5

    Support for the ECMAScript 6 Symbol data type added

  • HTML5

    unicode-range CSS descriptor implemented

  • 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

    Improved ES6 generators for better performance

  • 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.

  • 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

    36.0.3: Security fixes for issues disclosed at HP Zero Day Initiative's Pwn2Own contest

  • Fixed

    36.0.1 - Hello may become inactive until restart (1137469)

  • Fixed

    36.0.1 - Print preferences may not be preserved (1136855)

  • Fixed

    36.0.1 - Hello contact tabs may not be visible (1137141)

  • Fixed

    36.0.1 - Disable the usage of the ANY DNS query type (1093983)

  • Fixed

    36.0.1 - Fixed a startup crash with EMET (1137050)

  • Fixed

    36.0.1 - WebGL may use significant memory with Canvas2d (1137251)

  • Fixed

    36.0.1 - Accept hostnames that include an underscore character ("_") (1136616)

  • Fixed

    36.0.1 - Option -remote has been restored (1080319)

  • Fixed

    36.0.1 - Fix a top crash

  • Fixed

    Various security fixes

  • Fixed

    CSS gradients work on premultiplied colors

  • Fixed

    Fix some unexpected logout from Facebook or Google after restart

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im just getting started using FF. recently dug up old pc in storage..upgraded everything. FF is alright. the pc version certainly has a bit more features than the one i have on tablet.

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Anyone else having issues with YouTube since updating to FF37? I know they've forced html5 on YouTube in this update but now videos aren't resizing to fit the video window, ie changing video 240 res gives a tiny video in top left corner, selecting 720 res stretches the video bigger than the video window:

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EDIT: For anyone else having issues, setting "media.fragmented-mp4.enabled" in about:config to false appears to fix it for me

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Winapp why did they change my android firefox search to hardcoded yahoo (not in browser, replace google phone search) it was awesome when it used my default Firefox (in browser) Search-Engine (DDG). :(

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I have no idea why FF decided not to make it known up front that FF37 is 64-bit and must be installed in the Program Files folder, not the Program Files(x86) folder where earlier versions of FF have installed.

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They chose to conceal their obstinate stupidity.

 

Before the Windows 8 nightmare occurred,

Palemoon supported both 32 bit and 64 bit versions of their browser.

32 bit machines had no choice - they could only use the 32 bit version.

64 bit machines could run either - BUT

The code-base which was common to both Palemoon and Mozilla had incomplete 64 bit API support

and EXTENSIONS which were common to both Palemoon and Mozilla needed 64 bit API's with 64 bit Browsers.

 

As standard 64 bit Windows 7 included adequate 64 bit API's for some BUT NOT ALL extensions.

Users that wanted extensions which needed missing 64 bit API's had to use the 32 bit browser.

N.B. - I think that in those days Firefox only came as a 32 bit browser.

 

I consider it most probable that the latest versions of Windows may include adequate 64 bit API support on 64 bit machines,

in which case both Palemoon and Mozilla should have 64 bit browsers that support all the extensions that run on 32 bit browsers,

BUT ONLY ON THE LATEST VERSIONS OF WINDOWS.

 

My best guess is that if you are using 64 bit Vista or 64 bit Windows 7,

then some BUT NOT ALL Extensions will run adequately with FF37.

 

Not all Firefox users would be happy with such an outcome,

but since when has Mozilla considered users happiness :angry:

 

 

 

 

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I have no idea why FF decided not to make it known up front that FF37 is 64-bit and must be installed in the Program Files folder, not the Program Files(x86) folder where earlier versions of FF have installed.

Probably cos it's not - that will/should be FF38

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Well I discovered the cause of the YouTube bug I had with FF37, so for anyone else with the same issue: It was having layers.offmainthreadcomposition.enabled set to false (Bug 1141433). Something I, and many others, did around the time of FF33 as a fix for browser lockups that started with FF33. Setting that back to true fixed Youtube, and touch wood, has had none of the ill effects I disabled it for in the first place.

It also fixed two other issues I'd noticed since the FF37 release - Vine videos didn't load, and bizarrely, Google maps displayed upside down and back to front (seriously, check the screenshot)! Due to the timing of the release I just put it down to one of Googles wacky April fools jokes, only realised last night it was an actual bug! Note to Mozilla - avoid releases around April 1st :rolleyes:

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that's a good comprehensive list provided by the mozilla team.

should make the foil hat users happy.

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I have mostly used the adjusted versions of firefox.

f.e.: 33.0.3; 34.0.5; 37.0.2

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v38.0 final

 

  • New

    New tab-based preferences

  • New

    Ruby annotation support

  • New

    Base for the next ESR release.

  • Changed

    autocomplete=off is no longer supported for username/password fields

  • Changed

    URL parser avoids doing percent encoding when setting the Fragment part of the URL, and percent decoding when getting the Fragment in line with the URL spec

  • Changed

    RegExp.prototype.source now returns "(?:)" instead of the empty string for empty regular expressions

  • Changed

    Improved page load times via speculative connection warmup

  • HTML5

    WebSocket now available in Web Workers

  • HTML5

    BroadcastChannel API implemented

  • HTML5

    Implemented srcset attribute and <picture> element for responsive images

  • HTML5

    Implemented DOM3 Events KeyboardEvent.code

  • HTML5

    Mac OS X: Implemented a subset of the Media Source Extensions (MSE) API to allow native HTML5 playback on YouTube

  • HTML5

    Implemented Encrypted Media Extensions (EME) API to support encrypted HTML5 video/audio playback (Windows Vista or later only)

  • HTML5

    Automatically download Adobe Primetime Content Decryption Module (CDM) for DRM playback through EME (Windows Vista or later only)

  • Developer

    Optimized-out variables are now visible in Debugger UI

  • Developer

    XMLHttpRequest logs in the web console are now visually labelled and can be filtered separately from regular network requests

  • Developer

    WebRTC now has multistream and renegotiation support

  • Developer

    copy command added to console

  • Fixed

    Various security fixes

Known Issues
  • unresolved

    Responsive images do not update when the enclosing viewport changes

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Fork for those who don't want the HTML5-DRM playback plugin.

Mozilla Launches A New Firefox Version Without DRM Support

Techcrunch article

http://flip.it/yiMzf

 

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Fork for those who don't want the HTML5-DRM playback plugin. Mozilla Launches A New Firefox Version Without DRM Support Techcrunch article http://flip.it/yiMzf

Will that update from within the browser the same or will it require a seperate download every update? (and I wish I'd seen your post about 20 mins ago before I update ^_^ )

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Will that update from within the browser the same or will it require a seperate download every update? (and I wish I'd seen your post about 20 mins ago before I update ^_^ )
Not sure, the link in the article took me to a raw ftp structure download, I haven't gotten through the mozilla post yet.

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Not sure, the link in the article took me to a raw ftp structure download, I haven't gotten through the mozilla post yet.

No probs, will go Googling when I get a chance (rather than be lazy and just ask without checking for myself ;) )

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I thought YouTube's website gave you the option to use flash (though why you'd want to I guess is up to you)

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I thought YouTube's website gave you the option to use flash (though why you'd want to I guess is up to you)

Nope, not for a long time (as far as I'm aware). It's terrible in FF, I've seen smoother playback on dial up! And don't dare open a few youtube tabs or it'll just fall to the floor and throw a tantrum ^_^

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Thanks. I've been trying to persevere in the hope that the performance of the html5 player would improve, rather than install yet another addon to make firefox just work, but it's driving me nuts lately so might have to resort to that.

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Are you talking about in general spellchecker doesn't work, or just certain site(s)

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