June 11, 2011

BlueGriffon 1.1 Released

BlueGriffion by Disruptive Innovations is an open-source Mozilla powered web page editor. I used this a little bit the other day. It does seems like it can do quite a bit and a lot more stable than the NVU web authoring software which is the predecessor to BlueGriffion. Of course most of my sites I have converted over to WordPress so I don’t really use a desktop web page editor much any more. ” BlueGriffon brings support for the most modern web technologies including HTML5 new layout, form and media tags, ARIA,  CSS3, SVG features including transitions, transformations, shadows, and…

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Note: This applies more to site developers who have been using the new WebGL textures feature introduced in Gecko 2.0 (Firefox 4, Thunderbird 3.3 and SeaMonkey 2.1). In Firefox 5, it is no longer possible to use cross-domain elements as the source for WebGL textures. We made this change in response to security concerns around the possibility of cross domain information leakage. Unfortunately, that means that some WebGL-using pages are no longer working. We are working with the WebGL WG on a solution to allow such pages to resume working as soon as possible — read on for details. —…

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Thoughts About TBird Bug 531088

Bug 531088: ‘Need warning and UI for destructive POP3 default setting’ has been around since the Thunderbird 3 days (November 2009) and is still listed as one of the two critical bugs in the Daily Builds threads on the mozillaZine Thunderbird Builds forum. Here is a brief summary of this bug (issue): By default when a new POP3 account is setup in Thunderbird 3 and newer, the server settings are such that messages will be removed from the server after 14-days from when they are downloaded. Plus, no where during the setup process of their account in Thunderbird are the…

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Firefox Release Recap: June 2011 Week 2

Just Released None Schedule this Coming Week None Future Releases Firefox 3.6.18 – June 21st Firefox 5 Final Release – June 21st Firefox 5 for Mobile Final Release – June 21st Firefox 6 Beta – July 5th* Firefox 6 Final Release – August 16th Firefox 6 for Mobile Final Release – August 16th Firefox 7 Aurora – August 16th* * As part of the new Rapid Release Schedule, dates listed for Aurora and Beta builds reflect when the code merge is to begin. The actual release to that particular channel may vary by several days. See this post for more…

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