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New Opera Developmental Snapshot available

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New stuff
Added menu item to never reload a page (Right click > Reload every - Never)
(UNIX) When running Gnome, Opera will now use the native GTK file chooser when opening and saving files (w00t)

Assortment of bugs fixed in this build
[BUG 255515] Chat should now work in Yahoo! Beta
[BUG 281879] Show only cached images should now work properly
[BUG 255304] Closing Speed Dial window fast after "delete private data" shouldn't crash Opera anymore
[BUG 282598] Passwords set to "never for this server" can now be deleted again
[BUG 286084] Content blocker works again
[BUG 276354] Fixed bug where it was not possible to reconnect to mail server after disconnecting
[BUG 262786] Onload handler in script no longer fired before onload attribute of body element
[BUG 267384] JavaScript errors no longer reported as being in "Unknown thread"
[BUG 233022] data: URIs are no longer considered off-site images
Use 'Today' when a mail was sent today, even if it's in the future

UNIX-specific
Made flash animations work again
[BUG 276704] [qt4] Focusing documents in other tabs now switches to that tab as expected
[BUG 276959] [qt4] Tiling windows now works properly

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