Diff for /chimera/www/installation.html between versions 1.16 and 1.28

version 1.16, 2002/04/07 18:55:15 version 1.28, 2002/04/27 00:37:46
Line 1 Line 1
   
 <!-- MAIN CONTENT -->  <!-- MAIN CONTENT -->
 <P><B>Installation</B><BR>  <P><B>Installation</B><BR>
The newest build is 0.2.0.  The newest build of Chimera is 0.2.5.  You can download it from the following location:
 <p>  <p>
Download Chimera <a href="downloads/chimera-latest.dmg.gz">here</a>.<a href="http://idisk.mac.com/mozilladave/Public/chimera25.dmg.gz">Dave's iDisk</a><br>
 <p>  <p>
<p><b>What's New In 0.2.0</b><b>What's New (0.2.4 -> 0.2.5)</b>
 <p>  <p>
The latest build of Chimera demonstrates a highly experimentalPlugin support has been greatly improved.  Crashes when scrolling pages with Flash have
implementation of Quartz rendering.  The current build locks youbeen fixed.  This build is generally much more stable with plugins than 0.2.4.  Plugins
into Quartz, but the Quickdraw renderer will still be availablewill now stay inside the window and not paint on your toolbars and status bar.  
via a pref in a later point release.  For now you're locked into 
Quartz with the current build.  Also, printing with Quartz turned on 
is pretty busted, so don't even bother. :) 
<p> 
Chimera 0.2.0 has much improved scrolling over previous versions. 
Most importantly it now uses native Aqua scrollbars rather than  
emulating the look via the Appearance Manager.  Scrolling is also 
much faster, using both the wheel and the keyboard. 
<p> 
The tab browser feature has had some crash fixes and speed 
enhancements.  You can now also cycle through tabs via the keyboard 
and close tabs.  In addition the tab strip will auto-hide when only 
one tab is being used. 
<p> 
Support for Command and Shift clicking of links has been added.  You 
can use Command+Click to open a link in a new window.  If you use the 
Shift modifier, the window will load in the background.  You can also 
make Command/Shift open tabs instead by setting the same pref that is 
used by Mozilla.  The load links in background pref that Mozilla uses 
is also supported by Chimera.  (These prefs aren't exposed in Chimera's 
UI yet, so you'll have to enter your secret .mozilla dir and edit your 
prefs.js by hand.) 
 <p>  <p>
Chimera 0.2.0 has a new splash screen, application icon, and new toolbarThe ability to choose your renderer has been fully implemented.  From the View menu,
and sidebar icons. you can select "Smooth Text" to use Quartz anti-aliasing.  If you turn this option off,
 you will be using Quickdraw un-antialiased text.  International users can turn off
 the Quartz anti-aliasing to view non-Roman characters.  This can also be used as a good
 debugging tool to find out whether performance or rendering problems are specific to our
 Quartz rendering implementation.
 <p>  <p>
Finally and most importantly Chimera has had many crash fixes andMenulist popups will now position themselves properly when the page is scrolled.
stability fixes.  <p>
 You can now drag and drop links from a page onto Gecko windows to load the URL in that
 window.
 <p>
 <b>What's New (0.2.3 -> 0.2.4)</b>
 <p>
 Plugins plugins plugins!  Quicktime seems to work rather well, but Flash still has several
 crashers.  Pages with Flash *will* be unstable in this build.  Do not replace 0.2.3 with
 this build unless you like living on the edge. :)
 <p>
 - Gamma correction has been returned (hopefully) to the 0.2.1 level.
 <p>
 - Font defaults have been tweaked a fair bit to hopefully provide a better default browsing
 experience than 0.2.3.
 <p>
 - Popups now position themselves better. (I won't go so far as to say "properly", but they're
 better.)
 <p>
 - Textareas now have an Aqua appearance (this was left out of 0.2.3).
 <p>
 <b>What's New (0.2.2 -> 0.2.3)</b>
 <p>
 Chimera 0.2.2 was compiled with correct ATSUI (ATSUI with kerning and ligatures
 enabled).  Yes, we have that working, but as you saw, it slows things down substantially.
 Chimera 0.2.3 returns to the fast ATSUI as the default.  This pref will eventually be
 exposed in Advanced preferences (along with the ability to use Quickdraw as well).
 <p>
 The gamma correction regression present in 0.2.2 has been fixed in 0.2.3.
 <p>
 The form controls are now Aqua.  This includes button, checkboxes, radio buttons, textfields,
 listboxes and menulists.  Most importantly menulists now function! :)
 <p>
 Some more crash fixes also made it into 0.2.3.
 <P>
 Enjoy!
 Dave
 (hyatt@netscape.com)
 <p><b>What's New (0.2.1 -> 0.2.2)</b>
 <p>
 Chimera can now open URLs sent to it from other apps, so you can
 now make Chimera your default browser and not have it sit there
 looking stupid when you tell it to load something. ;)
 <p>
 Text Zoom has been implemented, so you can now increase and decrease
 the font size used in a Web page.
 <p>
 Chimera now obeys the new minimum font size pref, ensuring that 
 Quartz-rendered fonts don't fall below the typical anti-aliasing cutoff
 point.
 Quartz rendering has been improved.  In addition to being speedier,
 it now has fixes for printing and for text spacing.
 <p>
 Chimera now has a bookmarks toolbar.  Like the Mozilla Classic personal
 toolbar, Chimera's toolbar can wrap to multiple rows and supports pages
 and folders.
 <p>
 Bookmarks management has been improved.  You can now specify where you
 want to create a new bookmark.  You can now create new folders.  
 The sidebar tree widget has been enhanced to support more keyboard
 navigation (left/right arrows to open/close, return to launch,
 delete key to delete, etc.).  
 <p>
 Bookmark groups have been fully implemented.  When adding a bookmark
 with multiple tabs open, you have the option of bookmarking all the
 tabs as a single group.  Use this feature to load bundles of pages in a single
 click!
 <p>
 Background tab loading will now work.  Background tabs will now refresh
 properly if left unattended.
 <p>  <p>
 Enjoy!  <br>  Enjoy!  <br>
 Dave<br>  Dave<br>

Removed from v.1.16  
changed lines
  Added in v.1.28


FreeBSD-CVSweb <freebsd-cvsweb@FreeBSD.org>