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Gran Paradiso Alpha 1 Released

Friday December 8th, 2006

Gran Paradiso Alpha 1, an early developer milestone based on the Gecko 1.9 branch, has been released. Gran Paradiso, a mountain group located in Italy, is also the project codename for Firefox 3. There are no significant user interface changes. Core layout and rendering changes include use of Cairo as the default graphics library, use of Cocoa Widgets for MAC OSX builds and new SVG elements.

For more details, refer to Gran Paradiso Alpha 1 Release Notes.


#23 ClearType + Opacity rendering

by Ark42

Monday December 11th, 2006 9:08 AM

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On websites, like <http://www.morpheussoftware.net/> the dropdown menus at the top of each page have the text sorta fuzzy looking with red/blue tints around the edges of some of the letters when using Gran Paradiso Alpha 1. Also the right pixel or two of each line is cut off. Probably both related to Cario rendering now. Neither problem shows up in Firefox 2.0.