What's New in SeaMonkey 2.20

This document outlines a few of the new features implemented in SeaMonkey 2.20, important bugfixes and any new problems. Please note that these changes are relative to SeaMonkey 2.19.

New Features and Fixes

Major Changes
  • None.
Fixes in 2.20 Final
  • The zoom in/out cursor did not appear when hovering images (bug 901222).
Fixes in Beta 3
  • Opening a new window using the middle mouse button could leak information in Private Browsing mode (bug 896404).
  • Setting up an RSS account first prevented a mail account from becoming the default one later (bug 880464).
  • Some private windows appeared in the undo close window list (bug 887045).
  • The Private Browsing shortcut key has been changed as it conflicted with spellcheck (bug 891081).
  • Remote debugging did not work if any tabs had no title (bug 889352).
  • Clicking on new mail notifcation opened two MailNews windows when no MailNews window was open (bug 840474).
Fixes in Beta 2
  • On Mac OS X, all plugins are now run out of process by default when in 32-bit mode (i386/x86) (Bug 883203).
  • The About SeaMonkey page claimed to be on the "default" update channel (Bug 893547).
Features in Beta 1
  • The Content Security Policy (CSP) 1.0 parser has been enabled (Bug 875706).
  • The Mixed Content Blocker has been enabled, blocking insecure active content loads on HTTPS pages (Bug 864369).
  • New mail alert information can be customized now (Preferences/Mail & Newsgroups/Notifications) (Bug 856454, Bug 866503, Bug 872133, Bug 874899).
  • A confirmation prompt has been introduced to protect against accidental permanent data loss when force-deleting messages using Shift+Del (Bug 308690).
  • MailNews Save As Template supports multiple selections now (Bug 786316).
  • The size on disk is now shown for newsgroup folders (Bug 851275).
Fixes in Beta 1
  • The Publish Webpage prompt in Composer has been fixed (Bug 887183).
  • Reporting a phishing site no longer sends potentially sensitive information from query parameters (Bug 871548).
  • POP3 local inbox folders no longer grow past the 4 GB limit when getting mail (Bug 640371).
  • MailNews search, filter and mail views no longer include messages on the date with "date" "is after"/"is before" (Bug 248808).
  • Session restore now ensures restored windows are actually on-screen (Bug 868964).
  • The search bar no longer saves the search history in private windows (Bug 861691).
  • The SSL Preference pane has been updated to accommodate changed preference names and semantics (Bug 861471).
  • Crtl+clicking a link opens it now even if the click event handler calls event.stopPropagation() (Bug 861194).
  • The Get Mail popup menu is now restored to full width after customizing the toolbar (Bug 859287).
  • MailNews folder size checks check the available disk space now (Bug 789679).
  • Attaching a message without trailing line break no longer corrupts the attachment (Bug 523796).
  • The browser feed preview has been adapted for Private Browsing (Bug 856322).
  • The MailNews subscribe dialog has been improved (the server of the selected folder is now selected and subscription checkboxes are now accessible) (Bug 849525).
  • Balloon notifications on new mail are no longer shown if the tray icon is disabled (Bug 857647).
  • Compacting large mail folders should be more stable now (Bug 794303).

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