Upcoming Canvas Changes [Archive]

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Periodically functionality will be added, changed, or removed in Canvas. Announcements are made in Release Notes on an ongoing basis. Other changes may not be directly related to Canvas, such as browser updates, which are not associated with Canvas releases. 

 

This document outlines the summary of all previously announced changes that may have affected Canvas customers.

 

Current announcements can be found in Upcoming Canvas Changes 

Document Change Log

 

2019-07-08

Change TypeChangeDescriptionEffective DateResource
Deprecation         Firefox ESR 60                                        

Firefox ESR 60 is deprecated by Firefox; users should upgrade to ESR 68.

 

The warning banner that alerts users about an outdated browser will be re-enabled in Canvas on 25 September 2019. Any users accessing Canvas with Firefox below version 68 will see the warning banner once per session.

 

If automatic updates are enabled, Firefox will update to Firefox ESR 68 automatically. Otherwise, admins must upgrade to ESR 68 before 22 October 2019.

End of Life: 2019-10-22                            

Firefox ESR release cycle | Firefox for Enterprise Help 

Firefox Release Calendar - MozillaWiki 

Which browsers does Canvas support? 

 

2019-10-22

Change Type

Previous Announcement

Date

ChangeDescriptionResource
End of Life             2019-07-08Firefox ESR 60                          

Firefox ESR 60 is replaced by Firefox ESR 68.

 

Users who have not upgraded will not be able to use Firefox ESR 60 as a browser.

Firefox ESR release cycle | Firefox for Enterprise Help 

Firefox Release Calendar - MozillaWiki 

Which browsers does Canvas support? 

 

 

 

Document Change Log

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2019-10-25

Created archive document; added entries for 2019-07-08 and 2019-10-22

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