Firefox 38 has integrated Adobe Content Decryption Module (CDM) to add the ability to play DRM-wrapped content on Windows devices, and Mozilla explained the move to DRM: "We are enabling DRM in order to provide our users with the features they require in a browser and allow them to continue accessing premium video content. We don't believe DRM is a desirable market solution, but it's currently the only way to watch a sought-after segment of content."
In addition, all the releases are getting Ruby annotation support,, often requested in Japan where publications need the extra text to indicate a pronunciation or meaning of the sentence or characters. There were add-ons previously, but now the support is built-in natively.
The full rundown:
•New: New tab-based preferences.
•New: Ruby annotation support.
•New: Base for the next ESR release.
•Changed: autocomplete=off is no longer supported for username/password fields.
•Changed: URL parser avoids doing percent encoding when setting the Fragment part of the URL, and percent decoding when getting the Fragment in line with the URL spec.
•Changed: RegExp.prototype.source now returns "(?:)" instead of the empty string for empty regular expressions.
•Changed: Improved page load times via speculative connection warmup.
•HTML5: WebSocket now available in Web Workers.
•HTML5: BroadcastChannel API implemented.
•HTML5: Implemented srcset attribute and
Written by: Andre Yoskowitz @ 13 May 2015 19:31