What's New in SeaMonkey 2.2

This document outlines a few of the new features implemented in SeaMonkey 2.2, important bugfixes and any new problems. Please note that these changes are relative to SeaMonkey 2.1.

New Features and Fixes

Major Changes
  • Windows: Bundled extensions/add-ons (ChatZilla, DOM Inspector and JavaScript Debugger) are no longer optional in SeaMonkey's installer (but can still be disabled or removed using the Add-ons Manager) (Bug 666518).
  • Archive options can now be changed from the Copies & Folders Account Settings pane (Bug 607295).
  • Opening message attachments did not work anymore (Bug 665313).
  • All LSOs (Flash cookies) were cleared when clearing only the cache (Bug 665336).
  • The Composer status bar displayed an incorrect status (Bug 657214).
  • Email senders were displayed as quoted when the name in From was quoted (Bug 652318).
  • Windows 7: Downloads to network shares could be corrupted (bug 545650).
  • Opening messages from Advanced Search results did not work anymore (bug 660882).
  • The Archives folder was rendered inaccessible after archiving a news posting (bug 660845).
  • On the first wizard page for creating a new Sync account, the Next button was disabled until you switched the server type and back (bug 664569).

See Firefox 5.0 Bug Fixes for a list of bugs that have been fixed for the corresponding Firefox release, and Thunderbird 5.0 Release Notes for Thunderbird (major changes only).