Saturday, September 23, 2006

Opera 9.02

The fastest browser in the world (that's what they claimed for) has arrived with new version, 9.02. It's only a minor update, but it contains a security update. Here are the changelogs:

User interface
* Fixed quick find field in Windows panel.

Mail, messaging, and newsfeeds
* Fixed high CPU usage while downloading big emails.
* Properties can now be accessed within the contacts and bookmarks panel after deleting items.
* Image attachments can now be saved using the context menu.
* Accessing a news link when no news server is configured will now prompt to configure a server.

Display and scripting
* Fixed a DOMParser bug affecting some menu scripts.
* Click events are now correctly received in designMode.
* Implemented support for Node.selectNodes, Node.selectSingleNode, and Attr.text.
* Improved rendering efficiency for repositioned elements, as in Flickr's updated "organizr".
* Allow large integers to be used in object declaration property names, as on the comments form on Slashdot beta.

Plug-ins and Java
* Fix for playing sound clips on Amazon.

* Fixed an OpenSSL RSA signature verification flaw. See the advisory.

* Multiple stability improvements, including a stability issue on
* Improved handling of downloads when the disk is full.
* Improved handling of Web site logins on slow connections.
* Improved handling of WAP text inputs.

Windows-specific changes
* Fix to allow opera to be set as default browser using the prompt at startup.
* Fix for attaching read-only files in mail.
* Support for the Windows XP Media Center Edition remote control.
* Added new settings in the Java section of opera:config to allow you to override the system defined JRE.

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