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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 for mobile below. As always, you’re encouraged to tell us what you think, or file a bug in Bugzilla.

What’s New

  • CHANGED
    UI improvements due to rewrite of favicon system (see 914296)
  • CHANGED
    Removed overscrolling on web content (see 705246)
  • CHANGED
    Experience better readability with default font set to Clear Sans
  • DEVELOPER
    Experimental support for CSS sticky positioning (Aurora only - demo)
  • DEVELOPER
    Ability to reset style sheets using 'all:unset'
  • DEVELOPER
    You can now choose to deobfuscate javascript in the debugger (see 762761)
  • 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)

Known Issues

  • Unresolved
    Some recent changes in the Google layout and CSS may cause issues in non-webkit browsers like Firefox (see 668288)
  • Unresolved
    Firefox Sync will not behave as expected if multiple Firefox channels are installed on a single device (see 761206)
  • Unresolved
    About:home is missing translations in some locales. Most affected are: ca, ga-IE, hu, ko, pt-BR, pt-PT, ro, and uk (see 933323)
  • Unresolved
    Text in Flash elements may display as boxes on Samsung devices (see 921670)
  • Unresolved
    Moving Firefox to background while playing a flash video in full screen mode and bring it back to view will freeze the app (see 809055)