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SeaMonkey 2.48 Beta 1 has been released

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frg
 
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Post Posted April 17th, 2017, 9:41 am

The SeaMonkey project is proud to present SeaMonkey 2.48 Beta 1:

https://www.seamonkey-project.org/news

If you hit the untrusted connection problem with a wrong https certificate when trying to download it you can get it directly from:

https://archive.mozilla.org/pub/seamonk ... es/2.48b1/

I really should put this into the release notes... :roll:

This is a Beta version mostly for testing purposes but it should be stable for general use.

If you are using Adrians 2.48 or 2.49 imho don't bother. Same if 2.46 works fine for you. Remember its a Beta so backup your profile. But if you test it we would be glad if you report any bugs you find. Please check the release notes for known problems.

If you are still on 2.39b1 (is still anyone using it at this point in time?) updates are not yet working. Ewong is trying to fix this. Because of a changed distribution server it would also impact 2.46 to 2.48 updates later if he does not succeed.

A regular 2.48 will follow (hopefully) soon. Afterwards we will switch to 2.49 ESR as fast as we can to be on par with Firefox ESR 52.

Pauliemon
 
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Post Posted April 20th, 2017, 2:27 am

Been using this for a day now. So far no problems. To my surprise, all 9 of my add on's came over without any problems.

Zerebralus
 
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Post Posted April 20th, 2017, 4:29 am

or even based on latest Firefox 52.1.0 Release ?? :-)

PS: Hopefully they will be able to fix this joking search engine bug :-(

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Post Posted April 20th, 2017, 11:57 am

Zerebralus wrote:or even based on latest Firefox 52.1.0 Release ?? :-)

Yes, 2.48 is on par with Firefox 51.0.2 (or whatever the latest release on that branch was). After that, 2.49 will be released with current milestone (thus, 52.1.0 at the moment).

frg
 
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Post Posted April 21st, 2017, 4:37 am

Well that is not exactly true for Beta 1. Beta 1 is based on the last beta source code before the Firefox 51 release and so more 51.0.0.

The 2.48 release is now being made and should hopefully be ready soon. It will be based on the latest 51 code available and so matches or surpasses the latest Firefox 51.

If the infrastructure doesn't give up before 2.49.1 ESR should then follow very soon :)

FRG

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Post Posted April 21st, 2017, 6:45 am

frg wrote:Well that is not exactly true for Beta 1. Beta 1 is based on the last beta source code before the Firefox 51 release and so more 51.0.0.

Yes, I was talking about the release.

frg
 
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Post Posted April 21st, 2017, 7:28 am

>> Yes, I was talking about the release.

Ahh ok I see. Wasn't clear to me.

Addenum

>> PS: Hopefully they will be able to fix this joking search engine bug :-(

Its fixed and noted already in the 2.48b1 release notes as fixed.

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Post Posted April 21st, 2017, 4:12 pm

frg wrote:Ahh ok I see. Wasn't clear to me.

Yeah, s/2.48 is/2.48 will be/ would have removed the ambiguity...

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