Bug 961290 - Create/Update 2.24 Release Notes
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Bug 961290 - Create/Update 2.24 Release Notes filled in Beta 1 and platform changes
src/releases/seamonkey2.24/changes.en.html
src/releases/seamonkey2.24/index.en.html
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 </ul>
 
 <h2 id="new">New Features and Fixes</h2>
 
 <!-- Major -->
 <div class="fieldset">
 <span class="legend" id="major">Major Changes</span>
 <ul>
-  <li>(Details coming soon.)</li>
+  <li>None.</li>
 </ul>
 </div>
 
 <div class="fieldset">
 <span class="legend" id="featuresB1">Features in Beta 1</span>
 <ul>
-  <li>(Details coming soon.)</li>
+  <li>The DoNotTrack and Prompt on Sanitize preferences are now kept in sync (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=939481">bug 939481</a>).</li>
+  <li>A pref (mailnews.p7m_external) has been added to allow users to choose
+    an alternate application/pkcs7-mime handling (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=243833">bug 243833</a>).</li>
+  <li>Support for Atom Threading Extensions (RFC 4685) has been added (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=761656">bug 761656</a>).</li>
+  <li>Migrating profiles from Thunderbird supports the new signons file
+    format now (support for the old format has been dropped) (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=925803">bug 925803</a>).</li>
+  <li>Autocomplete drop-downs (e.g. used on the Location Bar and Open
+    Location dialog) now show favicons for their entries (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=906920">bug 906920</a>).</li>
+  <li>The account name is now displayed in the status bar for all messages
+    when checking mail (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=224436">bug 224436</a>).</li>
+  <li>IMAP alert messages now show the server of the corresponding mail account (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=214854">bug 214854</a>).</li>
+  <li>Newsgroup names are now searched for all search strings combined
+    (AND-search) on the subscribe dialog (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=99019">bug 99019</a>).</li>
 </ul>
 </div>
 
 <div class="fieldset">
 <span class="legend" id="fixesB1">Fixes in Beta 1</span>
 <ul>
-  <li>(Details coming soon.)</li>
+  <li>The return receipt request prompt had stopped appearing (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=955830">bug 955830</a>).</li>
+  <li>The value of the "Messages more than x days old" checkbox in
+    Synchronization settings of News accounts is now saved correctly (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=941914">bug 941914</a>).</li>
+  <li>The MailNews context menu showed all possible options when only feed
+    accounts were set up (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=949921">bug 949921</a>).</li>
+  <li>The Account Manager can be used again even if Local Directory is deemed unsafe (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=921371">bug 921371</a>).</li>
+  <li>The &lt;items&gt; list of feeds is now ignored, fixing the output of
+    "(no subject)" articles while parsing the RSS of Planet Python (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=476641">bug 476641</a>).</li>
+  <li>Interfering with the restoring of a tab session could lead to an
+    incomplete session getting saved (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=919668">bug 919668</a>).</li>
+  <li>HTML + plain-text (multipart) email messages with wrong encoding are
+    now upgraded to UTF-8 properly (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=302748">bug 302748</a>).</li>
+  <li>The Folder Properties labels for incoming mail character encoding have
+    been changed from "Default" to "Fallback" (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=916823">bug 916823</a>).</li>
+  <li>Help has been updated for the changes to SSL warnings and new options
+    for the mixed content blocker on the SSL Preference pane (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=904189">bug 904189</a>).</li>
+  <li>Default Character Encoding has been renamed to Fallback Character
+    Encoding (together with a note) on the Mail &amp; Newsgroups Character
+    Encoding Preferences pane (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=902131">bug 902131</a>).</li>
+  <li>The S/MIME Content-Description mail header could be invalid due to
+    non-encoded 8-bit data (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=723086">bug 723086</a>).</li>
+  <li>Non-email feed author values were put in angle brackets, which could
+    cause display issues in certain cases (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=682117">bug 682117</a>).</li>
 </ul>
 </div>
 
 <p>See <a href="http://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/27.0beta/releasenotes/">Firefox
   27.0 Beta Notes</a> for the corresponding Firefox release.</p>
 
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 <h2 id="issues">New Issues</h2>
--- a/src/releases/seamonkey2.24/index.en.html
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@@ -40,22 +40,58 @@ for new information.
 <h2 id="new">What's New in [% rnote.basename %]</h2>
 <div class="section">
 <p>
 [% rnote.basename %] contains the following major changes relative to
 <a href="../seamonkey[% rnote.relativeto.version %]/#new">[% rnote.relativeto.name %]</a>:
 </p>
 <h3>SeaMonkey-specific changes</h3>
 <ul>
-  <li>(Details coming soon.)</li>
+  <li>The DoNotTrack and Prompt on Sanitize preferences are now kept in sync.</li>
+  <li>A pref (mailnews.p7m_external) has been added to allow users to choose
+    an alternate application/pkcs7-mime handling.</li>
+  <li>Support for Atom Threading Extensions (RFC 4685) has been added.</li>
+  <li>Migrating profiles from Thunderbird supports the new signons file
+    format now (support for the old format has been dropped).</li>
+  <li>Autocomplete drop-downs (e.g. used on the Location Bar and Open
+    Location dialog) now show favicons for their entries.</li>
+  <li>The account name is now displayed in the status bar for all messages
+    when checking mail.</li>
+  <li>IMAP alert messages now show the server of the corresponding mail account.</li>
+  <li>Newsgroup names are now searched for all search strings combined
+    (AND-search) on the subscribe dialog.</li>
   <li>See the <a href="changes">changes page</a> for a more complete overview.</li>
 </ul>
 <h3>Mozilla platform changes</h3>
 <ul>
-  <li>(Details coming soon.)</li>
+  <li>Removed support for importing logins from the legacy signons.txt format,
+    including the Base64 conversion (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=717490">bug 717490</a>).</li>
+  <li>Implemented support for TLS 1.2 (<a
+    href="http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc5246.txt">RFC 5246</a>).</li>
+  <li>Added support for the <a
+    href="http://dev.chromium.org/spdy/spdy-protocol/spdy-protocol-draft3-1">SPDY 3.1</a>
+    protocol</li>
+  <li>Added ability to reset style sheets using <a
+    href="http://mcc.id.au/blog/2013/10/all-unset">all:unset</a></li>
+  <li>Added support for scrolled fieldsets (overflow property support, <a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=261037">bug 261037</a>).</li>
+  <li>Implemented allow-popups directive for iframe sandbox, enabling increased security (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=766282">bug 766282</a>).</li>
+  <li>Unprefixed CSS cursor keywords -moz-grab and -moz-grabbing (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=880672">bug 880672</a>).</li>
+  <li>Added support for ES6 generators in SpiderMonkey (<a
+    href="http://wingolog.org/archives/2013/10/07/es6-generators-and-iteration-in-spidermonkey">blog
+    post</a>).</li>
+  <li>Implemented support for mathematical function Math.hypot() in ES6 (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=896264">bug 896264</a>).</li>
+  <li>Added dashed line support on Canvas (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=768067">bug 768067</a>).</li>
+  <li>Fixed Azure/Skia content rendering on Linux (<a
+    href="https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=740200">bug 740200</a>).</li>
   <li>Fixed several stability issues.</li>
 </ul>
 <p>
 The <a href="changes">changes page</a> lists a more detailed overview of
 <a href="changes#new">new features and fixes</a> relative to our last stable release,
 <a href="../seamonkey[% rnote.relativeto.stable.version %]/">[% rnote.relativeto.stable.name %]</a>.
 Relevant security fixes are listed on
 <a href="http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/seamonkey.html">Security Advisories for SeaMonkey</a>.