April 14, 2014
- Naming System
- Improved name conversion speed.
- Skin system
- Added support for the new skin system.
- Loosened restrictions so NPCs and similar are still possible for now.
- Servers still have to send signed blobs to show skins, but there are no more timeout & "is it for this player" checks.
- 4 issues fixed
- From released versions before 1.7.9
- MC-4812 – Piston arm graphical glitch in the End.
- From the 1.7.x release versions
- MC-51786 – 1.7.5 Minecraft Realms OP bug.
- MC-52719 – Outdated server, pretending to be 1.7.7 / 1.7.8.
- MC-52817 – "Add player" packets and "Remove player" packets being sent out of order.