[OpenLayers-Dev] ANN: OpenLayers 2.4 RC2 Release Candidate

Christopher Schmidt crschmidt at metacarta.com
Thu Apr 19 22:16:43 EDT 2007

The OpenLayers Development Team is proud to announce the second release
candidate of OpenLayers 2.4.

    * Click events for popups and controls cleaned up in IE.
    * Improvements to Keyboards
    * Improvements to Geometry/Renderer/Feature class to move Renderers
    * to be behind the Layer API
    * Fix broken Image layer after committing gutter changes
    * Layer.Boxes cleanups.
    * Protection against double Layer destroys
    * Other minor Vector API cleanups. 

As of 2.4-RC2, an additional 29 tickets over the 106 tickets closed by
the 2.4-RC1 release. This release fixes vector rendering in SVG to fix a
number of serious issues.

We invite you to help us test the 2.4 release candidate! To test 2.4 in
your applications, include the following tag in your OpenLayers-powered

  <script src="http://openlayers.org/api/2.4-rc2/OpenLayers.js"></script>

As always, the source is available at http://openlayers.org/download/.
Bug reports can be filed in Trac, under the 2.4 version and milestone.

We look forward to your feedback!


The OpenLayers Team 
Christopher Schmidt

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