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  <li><a href="#new">New Features and Fixes</a>
      <li><a href="#major">Major Changes</a></li>
      <li><a href="#featuresB2">Features in Beta 2</a></li>
      <li><a href="#fixesB2">Fixes in Beta 2</a></li>
      <li><a href="#featuresB1">Features in Beta 1</a></li>
      <li><a href="#fixesB1">Fixes in Beta 1</a></li>
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<h2 id="new">New Features and Fixes</h2>

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<span class="legend" id="major">Major Changes</span>

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<span class="legend" id="featuresB2">Features in Beta 2</span>
  <li>Provide a selectable option for threading messages received by date
    (pref: mailnews.sort_threads_by_root) (<a
    href="">Bug 495946</a>).</li>

<div class="fieldset">
<span class="legend" id="fixesB2">Fixes in Beta 2</span>
  <li>Improve session restore preference logic (<a
    href="">Bug 868486</a>).</li>
  <li>Allow Places to open tabs in an active private window (<a
    href="">Bug 899104</a>).</li>
  <li>Fix crash if you open (click) certain saved search folders (<a
    href="">Bug 857678</a>).</li>
  <li>Skip the cache when getting new RSS feed posts (<a
    href="">Bug 891372</a>).</li>
  <li>Do not remove .msf files before folderRenamed notifier (<a
    href="">Bug 901959</a>).</li>

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<span class="legend" id="featuresB1">Features in Beta 1</span>
  <li>Allow deletion of news posts by default, with a prompt (new pref
    news.warn_on_delete replaces news.allow_delete_with_no_undo) (<a
    href="">Bug 883485</a>).</li>
  <li>Implement optional taskbar preview-per-tab (pref: browser.taskbar.previews.enable) (<a
    href="">Bug 839891</a>).</li>
  <li>Implement permission prompt for desktop notifications (<a
    href="">Bug 870413</a>).</li>
  <li>Add Isn't operator for searching by Priority (<a
    href="">Bug 870282</a>).</li>

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<span class="legend" id="fixesB1">Fixes in Beta 1</span>
  <li>Add Windows 8.1 support to seamonkey.exe.manifest (<a
    href="">Bug 893102</a>).</li>
  <li>Fix what preference "Activate all plugins by default" in the
    Preferences window sets, activate click-to-play UI by default in about:addons (<a
    href="">Bug 901749</a>).</li>
    <li>Implement multiple plugin doorhanger UI (Mac part) (<a
    href="">Bug 798278</a>).</li>
  <li>Ensure attachment names are escaped (<a
    href="">Bug 900552</a>).</li>
  <li>Change keyboard shortcut and correct typo in Help for Private Browsing feature (<a
    href="">Bug 897233</a>).</li>
  <li>Remove Help page for Validation preference pane and update sections
    mentioning CRL management (<a
    href="">Bug 892060</a>).</li>
  <li>Fix recycled compose window issues (unable to compose a reply, unable
    to turn inline spellchecking back on) (<a
    href="">Bug 880595</a>).</li>
  <li>Copy settings from the default mail account if one exists (<a
    href="">Bug 437139</a>).</li>
  <li>Clear Namespace text fields in IMAP advanced settings properly when
    switching accounts in the account manager (<a
    href="">Bug 881694</a>).</li>
  <li>Remove Manage CRLs button from Preferences (<a
    href="">Bug 886099</a>).</li>
  <li>Fix passwords not saving or autofilling (<a
    href="">Bug 886990</a>).</li>
  <li>Fix the compose window spell check dialog (<a
    href="">Bug 880595</a>).</li>
  <li>Do not create unnecessary default mail folders in root folder or Movemail account (<a
    href="">Bug 97943</a>).</li>
  <li>Update the SSL preference pane for TLS 1.2 (<a
    href="">Bug 884449</a>).</li>
  <li>Fix busy cursor in thread and folder pane while reading news with
    ui.use_activity_cursor = true (<a
    href="">Bug 727414</a>).</li>
  <li>Run all plugins OOP by default on Mac OS X when in 32-bit mode (i386/x86) (<a
    href="">Bug 883203</a>).</li>
  <li>Fix navigation toolbar problems in small-icons mode (toolbar and throbber background) (<a
    href="">Bug 882178</a>).</li>
  <li>Do not store empty message for empty feed &lt;item&gt; (<a
    href="">Bug 883527</a>).</li>
  <li>Disable Recent menu in the folder picker if it contains no items (<a
    href="">Bug 876347</a>).</li>
  <li>Allow to add feeds when offline and do not get new RSS messages while offline (<a
    href="">Bug 254132</a>).</li>
  <li>Make Recipient column for messages with no recipients show blank (<a
    href="">Bug 187798</a>).</li>
  <li>Remove prefs mail.account.accountX.identities and mail.account.accountX.server
    when an account is deleted (<a
    href="">Bug 875675</a>).</li>
  <li>Do not prompt twice when we cannot save a draft message (<a
    href="">Bug 724522</a>).</li>
  <li>Do not show the current account in the folder picker as a target for
    deferring in the Advanced dialog (<a
    href="">Bug 389139</a>).</li>
  <li>Do not issue Subscribe to feed cancel confirmation dialog after parent window is closed (<a
    href="">Bug 349049</a>).</li>
  <li>Search newest messages first (<a
    href="">Bug 474730</a>).</li>
  <li>Add proper port number checking in the Account manager (<a
    href="">Bug 810680</a>).</li>
  <li>Document the new Private Browsing feature in Help (<a
    href="">Bug 872000</a>).</li>
  <li>Make search suggestions work with new search sidebar (<a
    href="">Bug 595235</a>).</li>
  <li>Use RSS Atom published date instead of updated if the latter is empty (<a
    href="">Bug 876790</a>).</li>
  <li>Properly save archive settings made for individual identities (<a
    href="">Bug 871326</a>).</li>
  <li>Fix news message autosave while editing the Newsgroup header (<a
    href="">Bug 832760</a>).</li>
  <li>Fix support for feed URLs containing a pipe character (<a
    href="">Bug 562227</a>).</li>
  <li>Change order of priority list in filter search (<a
    href="">Bug 174437</a>).</li>
  <li>Show the correct news server in the unsubscribe alert if news server has been changed (<a
    href="">Bug 163869</a>).</li>
  <li>Fix display of messages containing accented characters if order of &lt;meta&gt;
    in email is reversed (<a
    href="">Bug 594646</a>).</li>
  <li>Update Help for Mail &amp; News Message Display preference pane (<a
    href="">Bug 868419</a>).</li>
  <li>Tweak Last-Modified date for new feed subscribe (<a
    href="">Bug 873754</a>).</li>
  <li>Make new message import from Movemail more robust and fail cleanly if
    the file cannot be parsed (<a
    href="">Bug 856577</a>).</li>

<p>See <a href="">Firefox
  24.0 Beta Notes</a> for the corresponding Firefox release.</p>

<h2 id="issues">New Issues</h2>