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roytam1

My build of New Moon (temp. name) a.k.a. Pale Moon for XP

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Currently I am using newmoon xp32-20171006.

I made a portable launcher with JauntePE, compressed all the binaries with UPX, installed NoScript, dictionary, and uBlock origin addons.

Now I've got a portable browser under 60MB that runs great !

Cheers! :)

Edited by NT Five

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Just tried it out and it's great, the native 64-bit version works and is fast, and it is extremely customizable. I found a Netscape 4/Mozilla Classic theme right away and installed TreeStyleTabs and it works just like my SeaMonkey install. (maybe once RetroZilla stabilizes a bit, I will work on a project that I will dub MoonSuite XP- an XP-compatible Pale Moon based SeaMonkey) Here's my setup if anyone's interested:

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4 hours ago, rn10950 said:

Nice, I'm gonna try this out when I get home tonight, see how it compares to Firefox 52/SM 2.48. Would you know the comparative Gecko version of new Moon?

Pale Moon forks Gecko 24 and adds/backports new features on top.

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3 hours ago, roytam1 said:

Pale Moon forks Gecko 24 and adds/backports new features on top.

current goana layout engine of PM 27.x is Gecko 38 with modern features (tls1.2 /tls1.3 security fixes etc)

Edited by Dibya

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I better download this! Pardon my ignorance, but is it technologically better than Firefox in some way? Since the ESR is set to be the last supported version for XP, it seems like this could be the best option going forward, and I suppose that alone makes it better.

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Also, where did you get that theme, and what is it called? It looks like FOXSCAPE (which was my favorite theme back in the Firefox 10.x-19.x days), but FOXSCAPE hasn't been compatible with anything since FF28. EDIT: Never mind. Found it! It's called MOONSCAPE!

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Edited by cc333

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OK, I have it all up and running now. I like it! It totally blows modern Firefox away, yet manages to still render modern sites properly.

I think I have a new favorite browser for XP (and anything else this will run on)!

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5 hours ago, cc333 said:

OK, I have it all up and running now. I like it! It totally blows modern Firefox away, yet manages to still render modern sites properly.

I think I have a new favorite browser for XP (and anything else this will run on)!

c

Most importantly native x64 support 

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On 10/10/2017 at 7:44 AM, roytam1 said:

I'm thinking about another name: "Pale Mimas" but I need icons :P

If it's about marketing and you want it to stick and lure users.

Think about the user suggesting it to another user.

I'm using FireFox probably sounds better than I'm using Pale Moon, New Moon, or Pale Mimas.

You want to lure more users and have people proud and interested in bringing the name of their browser up and the XP crowd isn't as dominant today.

Call it "Black Moon".

Trust me it'll beat "Pale Mimas".  Don't believe me do a poll vote between these two names.

Now if you could tap into the > 3.2GB memory region of XP for Browser memory usage to have more tabs open it'll be a big hit.  Most browsers including FireFox seems to crash or slow down around 1.5GB to 2.0GB memory consumption.

Since your from H.K. you're probably familiar with the Moon Festival.

You'll probably appreciate the extra hits for Black Moon.

http://www.express.co.uk/news/science/841299/Black-Moon-2017-what-is-new-when-date-solar-eclipse

 

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New Build!

32bit https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.6.0a1.win32-git-20171015-6442b2377-xpmod.7z

64bit https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-27.6.0a1.win64-git-20171015-6442b2377-xpmod.7z

Official repo changes since my last build:
- Bug 1308922 (CVE‐2016‐9069): heap‐use‐after‐free in nsINode::ReplaceOrInsertBefore (cd3a7fa)
- Bug 911477: Implement DOM4 methods: prepend(), append(), before(), after() and replaceWith() + Bug 1301777 (CVE-2016-9067) (4e515a1)
- Bug 1104955: Implement IDL [Unscopable] (partially) (bcd8037)
- Bug 911477: Implement DOM4 methods: prepend(), append(), before(), after() and replaceWith() - tests (6b1dd7a)
- Pretty‐print ECDSA‐SHA224, 256, 384 and 512 hashed signatures. (451e215)
- Remove certificate issuer organization to common name fallback (0066d32)
- Merge pull request #1411 from janekptacijarabaci/js_dom_node_1 (d5a614d)
- Merge branch 'master' of https://github.com/MoonchildProductions/Pale-Moon (6442b23)

Edited by roytam1

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1 hour ago, newl71 said:

How do it portable? It create profile folder in Docs&settings, i need in Palemoon folder

you can just create a batch file with following contents:

@palemoon -no-remote -profile .\profile

and it will use "profile" folder for its profile data.

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Why not include a "portablemoon.bat"? Which does this:

 

start "" palemoon.exe -no-remote -profile .\profile

 

Or even better, could you create a portablemoon.exe, which uses profile as it's default folder?!

Edited by petrus

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32 minutes ago, petrus said:

Why not include a "portablemoon.bat"? Which does this:

 

start "" palemoon.exe -no-remote -profile .\profile

 

Or even better, could you create a portablemoon.exe, which uses profile as it's default folder?!

I'd like to have separated download for this instead.

https://o.rthost.cf/palemoon/palemoon-portable-loader.7z

Extract all contents (both EXE and TXT) in the place where palemoon.exe lives. Run portable-loader.exe for portable mode.

portable-loader.exe is scriptable loader(loading same-named TXT script) written in NSIS. Source is avaiable here: https://o.rthost.cf/svn/filedetails.php?repname=rtoss&path=%2Fnsis+script+runner%2Fshellrunner.nsi

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