SeaMonkey 2.3 Beta 2 is available for free download now in 24 languages and makes a list of new functionality available to a wider testing audience for the first time. Please note that this pre-release version is still intended for testers only and might still show some problems in everyday use. As always, we appreciate any feedback you may have and encourage users to help us by filing bugs.
This version is built on top of Gecko 6 and features the following new improvements:
- Added support for the latest draft version of WebSockets with a prefixed API
- Added support for EventSource / server-sent events
- Added support for window.matchMedia
- Support for OS X Lion
Major SeaMonkey Specific changes since 2.2:
- The Data Manager has been made compatible with IPv6 and more tolerant against other errors (bug 665826).
- Forwarding an .eml message caused a message compose error (bug 673049).
- Opening certain message attachments did not work anymore (bug 665313).
- The context menu was broken in the browser after it was called in MailNews once (bug 674246).
The changes page lists a more detailed overview of new features and fixes relative to our last stable release, SeaMonkey 2.2.
We welcome any and all discussions on this beta on our newsgroups, or you can even file a bug if you find one. Be sure to check our Known Issues prior to filing bugs.
SeaMonkey 2.3 Beta 2 is available for free download on the SeaMonkey website. Once you have downloaded and installed this release, we’d like to encourage you to get involved in discussing and reporting problems as well as further improving the product.
Thanks for testing and helping us to make SeaMonkey even better!
~Justin Wood (Callek), SeaMonkey Release Engineer