Firefox for Android Aurora
Release Notes

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36.0a2
Firefox for Android Aurora

December 5, 2014

Version 36.0a2, first offered to Aurora channel users on December 5, 2014

New

  • New Tablet user interface

  • Support for the full HTTP/2 protocol. HTTP/2 enables a faster, more scalable, and more responsive web.

  • Locale added: Maithili (mai) (Android Lollipop only)

Fixed

Changed

  • No longer accept insecure RC4 ciphers whenever possible

Web Platform

  • Implemented a subset of the Media Source Extensions (MSE) API to allow native HTML5 playback on YouTube (Windows Vista or later only)

  • Support for the ECMAScript 6 Symbol data type added

  • WebSocket now available in Web Workers

  • unicode-range CSS descriptor implemented

  • object-fit and object-position implemented.<br />Defines how and where the content of a replaced element is displayed

  • isolation CSS property implemented.<br />Create a new stacking context to isolate groups of boxes to control which blend together

  • CSS3 will-change property implemented.<br />Hints the browser of elements that will be modified. The browser will
    perform some performance optimization for these

  • Improved ES6 generators for better performance

  • Changed JavaScript 'const' semantics to conform better to the ES6 specification.<br />The const declaration is now block-scoped and requires an initializer. It also can not be redeclared anymore.

  • <meta name="referrer"> implemented for more privacy. Allows to control the content of the HTTP referer header.

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