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Most notable changes:

  • Off-Main-Thread Painting (OMTP) for Mac
  • the preferences come with a new control center that helps preventing permission requests spamming (e.g., geolocation, desktop notifications)
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    Race Cache With Network” is interesting, if it thinks disk IO is slow it’ll request cached resources from the network as well as the disk and use whichever loads first.

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      Enhanced WebExtensions API including better support for decentralized protocols and the ability to dynamically register content scripts

      Does anyone know more about this?

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        According to the linked blog post, Firefox now acknowledges the existence of a few more URL schemes (dat, dweb, ipfs, ipns, ssb). It does not implement them, but now WebExtensions can.

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          That sounds awesome. I have been bothered how decentralized protocol links either assume running on localhost at the default port or they link to a public http gateway ruining the point of being decentral.