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<a name="F.1"></a><h2>F.1 3.0 Alpha 2</h2>

<p>Released on December 24th, 2013</p>
<a name="F.1.1"></a><h3>F.1.1 Release Notes</h3>

<p>It's the holiday gift you've been waiting for!</p>
<a name="F.1.1.1"></a><h4>F.1.1.1 Known Issues</h4>
<li>The POSIX build is getting much closer, but still currently broken</li><li>LangDLL doesn't display localized language name with <a href="Section4.8.html#">Unicode</a> false</li></ul>
<a name="F.1.2"></a><h3>F.1.2 Changelog</h3>
<a name="F.1.2.1"></a><h4>F.1.2.1 Major Changes</h4>
<li>!include defaults to UTF-8 after <code>Unicode True</code></li><li>Preprocessor does not parse all branches and will not validate code that is never executed (<a href="http://sf.net/p/nsis/bugs/1086/">bug #1086</a>)</li></ul>
<a name="F.1.2.2"></a><h4>F.1.2.2 Minor Changes</h4>
<li>FileRead in Unicode installers can handle DBCS, conversion output is limited to UCS-2.</li><li>FileRead in Unicode installers now uses the Unicode replacement character (U+FFFD) for invalid characters and not '?'.</li><li>FileReadByte no longer performs a Unicode conversion on non-ASCII characters</li><li>Windows 8.1 &amp; 2012R2 support in WinVer.nsh</li><li>Fixed !define Unicode null terminator bug (<a href="http://sf.net/p/nsis/bugs/1079/">bug #1079</a>)</li><li>Unicode stubs create WCHAR richedit controls (<a href="http://sf.net/p/nsis/bugs/1080/">bug #1080</a>)</li><li>Fixed !macroundef</li><li>Fixed MakeNSISW default pushbutton and tab order</li><li>Fixed incorrect page count in compiler statistics</li></ul>
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