Gran Paradiso Alpha 3 Released

Monday March 26th, 2007

Gran Paradiso Alpha 3, an early developer milestone aimed at testers and web application developers, has been released. This is the third milestone on the path to Gecko 1.9. As mentioned earlier, Gran Paradiso is the project codename for Firefox 3. This milestone includes support for Animated PNG (APNG) images and several backend changes for layout, rendering and web applications support.

For more details, refer to Gran Paradiso Alpha 3 Release Notes.

#3 Re: MNG

by schapel

Tuesday March 27th, 2007 5:37 PM

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Although there are many diverse reasons that Mozilla developers give for not allowing MNG support to be added in Gecko, they propose it can be supported by an imagelib extension, and that an image type finder (similar to the plugin finder) could be used to find the appropriate imagelib extension when a user goes to a page that has a MNG image on it. <<https://bugzilla.mozilla.…how_bug.cgi?id=18574#c672>> The same idea could be used to add support for JPEG 2000 <<>> and TIFF <<https://bugzilla.mozilla.…rg/show_bug.cgi?id=160261>>