The Mozilla developers today released the first release candidate of Firefox 1.5.
Here's the changelog:
Automated update to streamline product upgrades.
Notification of an update is more prominent, and updates to Firefox may now
be half a megabyte or smaller. Updating extensions has also improved.
Faster browser navigation with improvements to back and
forward button performance.
Drag and drop reordering for browser tabs.
Improvements to popup blocking.
Clear Private Data feature provides an easy way to
quickly remove personal data through a menu item or keyboard shortcut.
Answers.com is added to the search engine list.
Improvements to product usability including descriptive
error pages, redesigned options menu, RSS discovery, and "Safe
Better accessibility including support for DHTML
accessibility and assistive technologies such as the Window-Eyes
5.5 beta screen reader for Microsoft Windows. Screen readers read aloud
all available information in applications and documents or show the
information on a Braille
display, enabling blind and visually impaired users to use equivalent
software functionality as their sighted peers.
Report a broken Web site wizard to report Web sites that
are not working in Firefox.
Better support for Mac OS X (10.2 and greater) including
profile migration from Safari and Mac Internet Explorer.