Firefox 3 Pre-Milestone 9 (Alpha 9?) 2007 09 28 Released

By | September 29, 2007

Firefox 3 Milestone 9 Alpha 9Yet another great Firefox 3 build from Firefox team. This is not a final version; use it on your own risk. They’ve fixed lots of bugs in the past week and recently released one more Firefox 3 Pre-Milestone 9 (Alpha 9?) 2007 09 28 nightly build. And here’s the changelog for the last nightly build.


  • #284225 [Core:XSLT]- XSLT uses wrong security context for security checks [Win]
  • #292607 [Core:Drag and Drop]- Dragging (pre)-formatted text collapses whitespace [All]
  • #345428 [Core:Spelling checker]- No spellcheck on focus out [Win]
  • #368445 [Core:Layout]- Focus Outline of Select missing left, top, and bottom [Win]
  • #386229 [Core:Image: GFX]- Setting cursor with GIF, PNG or XBM doesn’t work [Win]
  • #391643 [Core:ImageLib]- Remove Get Alpha BytesPer Row from imgContainer.cpp [All]
  • #391777 [Core:DOM]- Empty Trash Button not functional on yahoo mail [All]
  • #392629 [Core:GFX: Thebes]- Comboboxes basically unusable with keyboard since border rewrite [All]
  • #393357 [Core:DOM]- nsDocument: :mRadioGroups leaks its members [All]
  • #393609 [Core:Widget: Cocoa]- Cocoa drag-drop fails to put link text (urld) on pasteboard [Mac]
  • #393906 [Core:GFX: Thebes]- “ASSERTION: Invalid offset” with rtl, wrapping [Mac]
  • #393979 [Core:Layout]- Remove orphaned comment in nsFrame: :BoxReflow [All]
  • #394085 [Firefox:Location Bar and Autocomplete]- The star button is touching the right border of the location bar drop down button [Win]
  • #394466 [Toolkit:XRE Startup]- Call XClose Display before exit and exec [Lin]
  • #396649 [Core:History: Session]- Content viewers not evicted when going back [All]
  • #397022 [Core:Style System (CSS)]- ns CSS Value: :Array leak involving overriding declarations of CSS ‘content’ property [Mac]
  • #397149 [Core:Style System (CSS)]-ns CSSValue List leak with invalid value for “content” property [All]
  • #397386 [Core:General]- Large leak on front page [All]
  • #397492 [Firefox:General]- Consider filtering redundant calls to on Security Change [All]
  • #397527 [Firefox:Places]- append folder and all ancestors to the include / exclude folder array in ns NavHistory: :FilterResultSet(), to save repeated queries [All]
  • #397614 [Firefox:General]- BrowserGlue’s QI doesn’t need to declare nsI Supports [All]
  • #397644 [Core:Disability Access APIs]- input type=”file” not exposed correctly [Lin]
  • #397768 [Firefox:Migration]- Opera bookmark import loses last bookmark [Lin]
  • #397804 [Firefox:RSS Discovery and Preview]- pages loading feeds as content can trigger a leak [Mac]
  • Partial Landings/WIPs/Incoming:

  • #362682 [Core:GFX: Thebes]- Some Unicode characters are no longer displayed with certain fonts (e.g. Arial) [Lin]
  • #391740 [Toolkit:XUL Widgets]- listheader in richlistbox appears to right/at bottom of richlistitems [All]
  • #397536 [Firefox:General]- performance improvements for JSON.jsm [All]
  • Regressions/Annoying/Common bugs:

  • #337761 [Core:XPCOM]- Folder does not open anymore for dragged link [All]
  • #339804 [Firefox:General]- Multiple login requests for authentification proxies if sessionstore is enabled [Win]
  • #386343 [Firefox:General]- Breakpad doesn’t work [Win]
  • #386844 [Core:Plug-ins]- Crash when running Java Applets [@ XSync – JavaPlugin Instance5: :SetWindow] [Lin]
  • #388209 [Firefox:Places]- bookmarks menu dnd indicator not visible if I want to drop an item before a separator [Win]
  • #389131 [Other Applications:Reporter]- Reporter should move away from SOAP (Reporter fails to send reports on trunk) [All]
  • #394079 [Firefox:Location Bar and Autocomplete]- Location bar autocomplete hangs after first character is typed; regardless of speed of character input [Win]
  • #394910 [Firefox:Download Manager]- The download always goes to browser. download. lastDir when browser. download. useDownloadDir is false [Win]
  • #395534 [Firefox:Download Manager]- browser. download. lastDir is ignored when right-clicking and “Save Link As …” when browser. download. Use DownloadDir is true. [Win]
  • #396477 [Firefox: Download Manager]- DM renames executable files with double extension, i.e. filename.exe.exe [Win]
  • #397012 [Firefox: Menus]- menus won’t close on second click [Win]
  • #397225 [Firefox: RSS Discovery and Preview]- RSS feed subscription is broken [Win]
  • #397876 [ Build & Release]- Nightly updates are not available for builds later than 20070927 [All]
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