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21 versions

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Version 2.5 1.2 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 57.0a1 and later, Firefox 57.0a1 and later

- Recognize non-ASCII file names (#26)
- Parse Content-Disposition according to RFC 2047, 2231, 5987, 6266
- Fix default action on Linux/macOS when pressing Enter (#27)
- Work around issue that prematurely closed the dialog (#28)

Version 2.4 1.2 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 57.0a1 and later, Firefox 57.0a1 and later

- Show "Open in Browser as Text" by default for text types (#23)
- Swap order of "OK" and "Cancel" buttons on Linux/macOS (#24)
- Add option to skip confirmation dialog after "Save File" (#25)

Version 2.3 1.2 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 57.0a1 and later, Firefox 57.0a1 and later

- Ignore requests from non-tab pages (#20)
- Use the browser's font family and size in the dialog (#21)

Version 2.2 1.2 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 57.0a1 and later, Firefox 57.0a1 and later

- Fix broken dialog when the UI language is unset (#16)
- Add many more icons for file types.
- Add menu items to tool menu to open the "Open in Browser" dialog on demand.

Version 2.1 817.4 KiB Works with Firefox for Android 57.0a1 and later, Firefox 57.0a1 and later

Improved WebExtension. Please report any issues at https://github.com/Rob--W/open-in-browser/issues

- Show file size in dialog.
- Do not show dialogs for requests without response and type.
- Do not show dialogs for requests without type in child frames of inactive tabs.
- Select "Open in Firefox" by default for dialogs of responses without type.
- Update Oxygen icon theme.
- Remove duplicate icon files.

Version 2.0 1014.7 KiB Works with Firefox for Android 57.0a1 and later, Firefox 57.0a1 and later

Completely rewritten as a WebExtension.
Source code: https://github.com/Rob--W/open-in-browser

Changes:
- Added an icon.
- Added a preference page, where remembered choices can be changed.
- Always showing an "Open in Browser" dialog when the server does not specify a content type (the extension does not perform content sniffing).

Version 1.18 23.4 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 56.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.4a2

Replace deprecated for-each-in loops with ES6 for-of loops (closes #26).

Version 1.17 18.6 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 32.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.4a2

Remove dependency on FUEL which is removed in Firefox 47 (closes #18).

Version 1.16 18.4 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 32.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.4a2

Prevent the browser from caching the response (closes #9). Thanks to Alexander Rosenberg for the fix.

Version 1.15.1-signed 18.6 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 41.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.4a2

Compatibility fix for older Firefox versions and derivatives (Pale Moon).

Version 1.14.1-signed 18.6 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 26.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.4a2

Firefox 32 compatibility: use the new cache2 API for clearing cache entries (fixes #8).

Version 1.13.1-signed 18.3 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 30.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.4a2

Add Russian (ru) locale (by Infocatcher).
Select text MIME type if no existing MIME type is matched.

Version 1.12.1-signed 17.3 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 26.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.4a2

Add PDF support as a menu item (contributed by Felipe Gasper).
Update for a Firefox API change.

Version 1.11.1-signed 15.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.6 - 17.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.4a2

Compatibility with Firefox 8 (nsIDOMWindowInternal is no more).
Add a "View as" entry in the "Web Developer" App Menu.
Patch by Mathnerd314 (slightly modified).

Version 1.10.1-signed 15.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 6.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.4a2

Added Swedish localization, provided by Mikael Hiort af Ornäs.

Version 1.9.1-signed 20.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 6.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.0.*

Added German localization, provided by Richard Nonix.

Version 1.8 20.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b6pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.0.*

Update for Firefox 4 (XPCOM changes). Thanks to Mathnerd314 for the patch.

Version 1.7 20.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.6.*, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.0.*

Added SeaMonkey support. Patch by Stanimir Stamenkov.

Version 1.6 20.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.6.*

- new "Server sent MIME" entry for selecting the MIME type sent by the server.
- better default MIME selection algorithm (in particular if you have set the extensions.openinbrowser.additional_mimes preference).

Version 1.5 16.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.6a1pre

Version bump for Firefox 3.5/3.6alpha1.

Content should now be opened in the correct tab (it wasn't the case if you opened background tabs).

Version 1.4 16.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.0.*

Changed some logic in the overlay to avoid breaking other extensions (such as Open IT Online). Thanks to Denis Remondini for the detailed explanation how to fix this.