Flagfox Version History

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Version 4.2.0 717.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for August 2012
* Backend changes to improve responsiveness:
+ Removed dependency on Addon Manager API to access IPDB files on startup
-> Flagfox starts up faster and shouldn't break when Firefox breaks here
+ Replaced old polling loop (4Hz) with a new location change progress listener
-> Flag updates are now done without delay; now fully idle when not used
* Got rid of special icon for about:blank (nobody could tell what it was, anyway)
* Changed Firefox EOL warning to show once for users with less than Firefox 10
* Added a few more commonly resold TLDs to mismatch note exception list
* Dropped Firefox 3.5 & SeaMonkey 2.0 support; removed special cases for them
-> This Flagfox version supports Firefox 3.6+ and SeaMonkey 2.1+

Version 4.1.17 717.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for July 2012
* Minor CSS fixes for a no longer supported "-moz" prefix

Version 4.1.16 715.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for June 2012
* Added Catalan locale

Version 4.1.15 725.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for May 2012
* Fixed a potential issue with a malformed actions preference

Version 4.1.14 722.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for April 2012

Version 4.1.13 715.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for March 2012
* Switched Geotool actions over to new server (with new subdomain)
* Added Croatian locale

Version 4.1.12 686.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for February 2012

Version 4.1.11 683.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for January 2012
* A couple more minor flag updates

Version 4.1.10 681.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for December 2011
* Updated a few country flags and localized names
* Added Lithuanian locale and some other locale updates

Version 4.1.9 670.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for November 2011
* Updated the traceroute action to work with server update
* Some minor locale updates

Version 4.1.8 667.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for October 2011
* Added flags and localized names for a few small territories now in the database

Version 4.1.7 659.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for September 2011
* Added Persian locale

Version 4.1.6 652.3 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for August 2011
* Warn remaining Firefox 3.5 users to update (shown once)
* Support bumps for current Firefox and SeaMonkey Aurora versions

Version 4.1.5 647.2 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for July 2011

Version 4.1.4 643.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for June 2011
* Some minor country name localization fixes

Version 4.1.3 638.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for May 2011
* Fixed the prompt method when used in custom JavaScript actions

Version 4.1.2 631.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for April 2011
* Added Armenian and Finnish locales and some other locale updates
* Support bumps for current Firefox and SeaMonkey Trunk nightlies

Version 4.1.1 617.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1b3pre

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for March 2011
* Simplified startup a bit; fixed a few potential issues and a minor Flagfox 3->4 upgrade bug

Version 4.1.0 613.4 kB Works with Firefox 3.5 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1b3pre

* Added full IPv6 support using data from Maxmind (OS & ISP IPv6 support required)
* Added support for IPv4 mapped and compatible IPv6 addresses (IPv4 prefixed with "::ffff:" or "::")
* Added support for 6to4 and Teredo IPv6 tunneled IPv4 addresses
* Optimized IP database reading a little bit
* Added autocomplete for placeholders when typing into the template field in the new/edit action dialog
* Improved icon tooltip to look better and be easier to read/understand and better to localize effectively
* Added nationality of domain name to icon tooltip when applicable and differs from server location
* Added new icon for about: URLs (about:blank still has its own new page icon)
* Added new side menu for the add action button in the options dialog
* Added new clone selected action feature (via add menu or ctrl+c hotkey in options)
* Added new paste action(s) from clipboard feature (via add menu or ctrl+v hotkey in options)
* Added link to custom actions forum to add menu
* Added new {title} placeholder for page title
* Added new {meta-*} placeholders syntax to get page meta tags' data (ex: description, keywords)
* Added new {locale-*} placeholders expanded syntax for getting specific settings (page, content, UI, OS)
* Added new {TLD} placeholder to get the top level domain (public suffix; e.g. www.bbc.co.uk -> co.uk)
* Added a text link label for the preview icons button in the options dialog to make it more discoverable
* Added new default actions to the options: Internet Archive, SSL Checker, URL Parser, Wave a11y Check
* Added Page Metadata default action to the options (opens in popup dialog)
* Renamed old "Wikipedia" action to "Wikipedia: Country" and added domain and TLD Wikipedia lookups
* Replaced Copy Country action with Copy Server Info action: "domain (ip) - country (code)"
* Added proper support for "javascript:" actions; now executes in sandbox instead of opening URL
* Made pressing delete key on custom actions in options also select next item for quick multi-deletes/undos
* Replaced multi-pane help box in the edit action dialog with a single basics box and a popup for advanced
* Added buttons for each placeholder in the advanced help popup to paste to the template field
* Optimized options dialog action list generation to improve dialog load time with large action lists
* Improved importing to be smarter: can now take in first found plain text URL or link as starting point
* Improved drag & drop support to better strip bullet points when dropping action lists into options
* Improved cold startup time slightly by delaying string bundle loading until needed for menu or tooltip
* Fixed locale handling for some systems with mixed settings
* Fixed icon not updating on page refresh if needed and improved performance of update check a bit
* Fixed extra loading of country names list for edit action and icon set preview dialogs
* Fixed some minor potential issues with hotkey handling
* Removed old icon repositioning options now that Firefox 4 removed the status bar
* Updated existing experimental Mozilla Weave/Firefox Sync support to use newer pref name format
* Added extractionless XPI opt-out to install manifest for Gecko 2.0+ support
* Added support for using the larger logo image in the Flagfox details view in the new Addon Manager
* Removed old Flagfox 4.0 first run page (no more first run page for stable versions for now)
* Dropped all support for Gecko 1.9.0 based browsers, including Firefox 3.0.x and all Flock versions
* Removed all Gecko 1.9.0 support hacks
* Dropped a few locales due to lack of translators to do updates: ca, fi, lt, mk, ms
* This Flagfox version supports Firefox 3.5 - 4.0.* and SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1b3pre

Version 4.0.14 597.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b6, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3

* IP address location database update for February 2011
* Warn users of Firefox 3.0 & 3.5 to update (once); 3.0 is EOL and 3.5 will be soon

Version 4.0.13 593.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b6, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3

* IP address location database update for January 2011

Version 4.0.12 590.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b6, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3

* IP address location database update for December 2010

Version 4.0.11 587.8 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b6, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3

* IP address location database update for November 2010
* Some locale updates
* Fixed hotclick menu in edit action dialog to not truncate long localizations or resize menu to selection
* Switched Geotool over to new subdomain name created to resist a new massive wave of server crippling abuse
* Added cookie based system to identify Flagfox version to Geotool so we can restrict access to bogus clients
(no computer/personally identifying information; all users of the same Flagfox version use the same cookie)

Version 4.0.10 584.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b6, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3

* IP address location database update for October 2010
* Added Latvian (lv-LV) locale
* Added dialog to point users of new incompatible application versions to Flagfox 4.1a2+

Version 4.0.9 576.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b6, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3

* IP address location database update for September 2010
* Updates to some locales
* Will now warn the way too many lingering Firefox 3.0.x users that their browser is EOL (once only)
* Improved readability in error reporting by back-converting paths to their actual resource:// URLs

Version 4.0.8 573.4 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b6, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3

* IP address location database update for August 2010
* Some minor locale updates

Version 4.0.7 569.3 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b4pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.1a3pre

* IP address location database update for July 2010
* Added support for latest Firefox 4.0b2pre & SeaMonkey 2.1a3pre after an API change on 2010-6-22

Version 4.0.6 560.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a6pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.0.*

* IP address location database update for June 2010
* Added support for latest Firefox 3.7a5pre with new Addon Manager API
* Added support for positioning new tabs for actions based on browser settings
* Added support for positioning new tabs for actions within Tree Style Tab extension
* Optimized startup and action template parsing a little bit

Version 4.0.5 555.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a5pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.0.*

* IP address location database update for May 2010
* Minor updates to some locales

Version 4.0.4 553.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a5pre, SeaMonkey 2.0 - 2.0.*

* IP address location database update for April 2010
* Optimized hotkey handling slightly
* Changed parsing for {fullURL} to not encode the parameter unless needed
* Removed now defunct tr.im URL action; bit.ly has been promoted to default in menu
* Added Tiny URL and Header Check default actions to the options list
* Added Serbian (sr) and Bulgarian (bg) locales (new to 4.0.x)