Today we’re releasing Prototype 188.8.131.52 to address several compatibility and performance issues and to protect against a potential security issue for developers using Prototype outside of a web browser environment.
Prototype 184.108.40.206 is a backwards-compatible, drop-in replacement recommended for all 1.6.0 users. We’ve fixed 28 bugs and made over a dozen improvements to the code base, including performance improvements for CSS selectors in Safari 3 and for the
Event#findElement methods in all browsers. We’re also now officially supporting the Opera browser, version 9.25 and higher. You can get the full scoop on all the changes in the 220.127.116.11 CHANGELOG.
Among the numerous bug fixes is a change to the way
XMLHttpRequest same-origin policy to ensure that response bodies with a content type of
We’ve also backported the aforementioned security fix for those of you still using Prototype 1.5. Prototype 18.104.22.168 is a backwards-compatible, drop-in replacement recommended for all 1.5.1 and 22.214.171.124 users.
Download, report bugs, and get help
- Download Prototype 126.96.36.199
- Submit bug reports to Rails Trac
- Get Prototype help on the rails-spinoffs mailing list or #prototype IRC channel
- Interact with the Core Team on the prototype-core mailing list
As always, thanks to the core team and the many users who contributed bug reports and well-tested patches for this release.