Thursday, September 21, 2006

Opera 9.02 final

The developers of Opera has finished the 9.02-version. Opera 9 has a lot of features.

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
  • 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
  • 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.

Mac-specific changes
  • Schubert PDF plugin now works again.
  • Enabled Web archive filenames with more than 28 characters.



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