Google Chrome

Google Chrome is released.Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier. It has one box for everything: Type in the address bar and get suggestions for both search and web pages. Will give you thumbnails of your top sites; Access your favorite pages instantly with lightning speed from any new tab.

Google Chrome is an open source web browser developed by Google. Its software architecture was engineered from scratch (using components from other open source software including WebKit and Mozilla Firefox) to cater for the changing needs of users and acknowledging that today most web sites aren't web pages but web applications. Design goals include stability, speed, security and a clean, simple and efficient user interface.

This is a working bug fix release. Most of the recent work has been focused on stabilization of branch, fixing bugs, adding and enhancing layout tests. Work continues to progress on our Mac and Linux test shell releases.

[r8205] Fix right-to-left (RTL) display problem in Gears dialog (Issue 6093)
[r8236] Fix a crash when a yellow info bar is closed while another is opnening. (Issue 6296)
[r8239, r8432] Improve scrolling on pages with many windowed plugins. (Issue 5428)
[r8283] Remove the about:internets page. It interferes with porting to Mac and Linux. No moar tubez. kthxbai.
[r8342] Fix downloads going to the wrong folder and missing from the Downloads page. (Issue 6335)
[r8348, r8349] Work continues on bug 5054, problems with window frames and the tab strip, especially on Vista. (Issue 5054)
[r8350] Fix a crash when clicking back on an interstitial warning page (SSL error, phishing or malware warning). (Issue 6408)
[r8377] Fix a problem with logging into some SSL sites (eg, (Issue 5894)
[r8417] Fix Gears not loading sometimes. (Issue 4219)
[r8429] Support SECOM Trust Root CAs for EV. (Issue 4985)
[r8448] Download CSV files instead of displaying them. (Issue 6079)
[r8496] Fix tabs collapsing to minimum size when you open a new tab. (Issue 6505, 3258)
[r8527] Add q-values to languages in Accept-Language headers and character sets in Accept-Charset. (Issue 5899)
[r8544] Add a way to change your mind about "never remember passwords for this site". There's an exceptions list under Options > Minor Tweaks > Passwords. (Issue 1007)
[r8550] Fix input method editor (IME) opening far away from the focused input box. (Issue 6252)
[r8569] Fix a bug with saving pages that contain a period ('.') in the title. (Issue 6105)
[r8578] Don't show multiple SafeBrowsing warnings if a page loads multiple unsafe resources. (Issue 5916, 6207, 6306)
[r8593] Fix a couple of RTL bugs (ellipsis in the Task Manager; strings in tables in the wrong direction). (Issue 2821, 6132)
[r8598] Remove 'Google Toolbar' as an option for importing bookmarks. The user experience without the ability to keep bookmarks synchronized is not good. We decided to pull this and work on a better user experience.
[r8604] Convert about:network to a dialog box instead of a tab. Note that the page is now broken.
New Chromium revisions in this release: 8195-8614
WebKit revision: 40164
V8 version: (r1103)

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