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Firefox Aurora Notes (First offered to Aurora channel users on November 1, 2013)

Check out "What’s New" and "Known Issues" for this version of Firefox below. As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla.

What’s New

  • NEW
    Windows 8 optimized Aurora is ready for use (see blog post)
  • NEW
    You can now run more than one service at a time with Firefox SocialAPI, allowing you to receive notifications, chat and more from multiple integrated services
  • CHANGED
    Added support for SPDY 3.1 protocol and deprecated SPDY 2
  • DEVELOPER
    Experimental support for CSS sticky positioning (Aurora only - demo)
  • DEVELOPER
    Ability to reset style sheets using 'all:unset'
  • DEVELOPER
    SVG: Added support for transform-origin (see 923193)
  • DEVELOPER
    You can now choose to deobfuscate javascript in the debugger (see 762761)
  • DEVELOPER
    Added support for scrolled fieldsets (see 261037)
  • DEVELOPER
    Implemented allow-popups directive for iframe sandbox, enabling increased security (see 766282)
  • DEVELOPER
    CSS cursor keywords -moz-grab and -moz-grabbing have been unprefixed (see 880672)
  • DEVELOPER
    Added support for ES6 generators in SpiderMonkey (see blog post)
  • HTML5
    Dashed line support on Canvas (see 768067)
  • FIXED
    Get Azure/Skia content rendering working on Linux (see 740200)

Known Issues

  • Unresolved
    If you try to start Firefox using a locked profile, it will crash (see 573369)