RequestPolicy Version History

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Version 0.5.28b2 157.1 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

Improvements:
* Added lv-LV (Latvian) translation (thanks to Aleksandrs Ļedovskis).
* Added "Support RequestPolicy" menu item

Misc:
* Removed research study code.

Version 0.5.28b1 156.7 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

Improvements:
* Added lv-LV (Latvian) translation (thanks to Aleksandrs Ļedovskis).

Misc:
* Removed research study code.

Version 0.5.27b2 168.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

Bug fixes:
* URLs entered in the location bar began triggering redirect notifications starting with Firefox 16.

Locales:
* Added : eu, it, sk-SK
* Updated: fr
* Renamed: tr -> tr-TR

Other:
* Added implementation of opt-in telemetry that is part of my academic research.

More info:
https://github.com/RequestPolicy/requestpolicy/issues?milestone=22&state=closed

Version 0.5.27b1 168.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

Bug fixes:
* URLs entered in the location bar began triggering redirect notifications starting with Firefox 16.

Locales:
* Added : eu, it, sk-SK
* Updated: fr
* Renamed: tr -> tr-TR

Other:
* Added implementation of opt-in telemetry that is part of my academic research.

More info:
https://github.com/RequestPolicy/requestpolicy/issues?milestone=22&state=closed

Version 0.5.26b1 143.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

Bug fixes:
* Links from Firefox's new about:newtab page were blocked.
* Links from view-source pages were blocked. This fix is only partial: cross-domain links that aren't otherwise whitelisted are still blocked.

More info: https://github.com/RequestPolicy/requestpolicy/issues?milestone=21&state=closed

Version 0.5.25b2 157.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

Bug fixes:
* Requests to moz-filedata: URLs were blocked.
* Requests to blob: URLs were blocked.

Extension compatibility:
* Add compatibility rules for Dr. Web Link Checker

More info: https://github.com/RequestPolicy/requestpolicy/issues?milestone=20&state=closed

Version 0.5.25b1 157.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

Bug fixes:
* Requests to moz-filedata URLs were blocked.

Extension compatibility:
* Add compatibility rules for Dr. Web Link Checker

More info: https://github.com/RequestPolicy/requestpolicy/issues?milestone=20&state=closed

Version 0.5.24b1 143.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

Bug fixes:
* Infinite loop when a redirection cycle is encountered, even if that redirection cycle isn't an infinite loop.
* "Error: childDocument is null" in RequestUtil.jsm

More info: https://github.com/RequestPolicy/requestpolicy/issues?state=closed&page=1&milestone=19

Version 0.5.23b3 143.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

Bug fixes:
* Whitelist bypass through certain javascript submitted forms (reported by Mike Cardwell of grepular.com)
* Error console: gBrowser.addProgressListener was called with a second argument
* For new installations, add-on bar isn't displayed after restart
* Firefox Sync compatibility rules were no longer applied because Sync is now built-in (not an extension)

Enhancements:
* Updated pt-BR and tr-TR locales.

Extension conflicts:
* SimilarWeb: requests between different domains owned by SimilarWeb were blocked

More details: https://www.requestpolicy.com/version/0.5.23

Changes since 0.5.23b2:
* Updated pt-BR and tr-TR locales.

Version 0.5.23b2 143.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

Bug fixes:
* Whitelist bypass through certain javascript submitted forms (reported by Mike Cardwell of grepular.com)
* Error console: gBrowser.addProgressListener was called with a second argument
* For new installations, add-on bar isn't displayed after restart
* Firefox Sync compatibility rules were no longer applied because Sync is now built-in (not an extension)

Extension conflicts:
* SimilarWeb: requests between different domains owned by SimilarWeb were blocked

More details: https://www.requestpolicy.com/version/0.5.23

Changes since 0.5.23b1:
* Always apply Firefox Sync rules because Sync is now built-in (not an extension)
* Work around SeaMonkey bug causing errors to show in the error console.

Version 0.5.23b1 143.0 KiB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

Bug fixes:
* whitelist bypass through certain javascript submitted forms (reported by Mike Cardwell of grepular.com)
* error console: gBrowser.addProgressListener was called with a second argument
* for new installations, add-on bar isn't displayed after restart

Extension conflicts:
* SimilarWeb: requests between different domains owned by SimilarWeb were blocked

More details: https://www.requestpolicy.com/version/0.5.23

Version 0.5.22b2 143.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0a and later

Bug fixes:
* Whitelist bypass through view-source URLs.
* Refresh string parsing fails on Fx 5.
* "Get Addons" page has begun loading resources from a new destination which was being blocked.

Extension conflicts:
* Update extension compatibility rules for Norton Toolbars.

Version 0.5.21b1 143.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0a and later

Bugs fixed:
* Firefox 3.6 performed profile-after-change work twice.

Extension conflicts resolved:
* Firefox Sync account setup captcha blocked.

Enhancements:
* Enable toolbar button by default in Firefox 4 (it's placed in the addon bar).
* Use only toolbar button, not status bar icon, for Firefox 4.

More info: https://www.requestpolicy.com/version/0.5.21

Version 0.5.20b1 140.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1b3

Bug fixes:
* Flag color no longer reflected tab's blocked request state after print preview had been opened and closed.

Enhancements:
* Updated locales.

Version 0.5.20a1 162.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1b3

Bug fixes:
* Users should not be able to allow redirects to javascript URIs.
* Preferences window not tall enough on Mac.
* xml+xsl pages broken.
* AMO validation warning: Typeless iframes/browsers must be local.
* Various xul element IDs needed more specific naming to avoid namespace clutter.

Enhancements:
* Allow removing status bar/addon bar icon.

Version 0.5.19b2 139.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1b3

Extension conflicts:
* Observation of https-everywhere URL rewrites incorrectly handled URLs with fragments.

Version 0.5.19b1 139.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1b3

Bug fixes:
* Redirection to protocol-relative URLs can bypass the whitelist. (Thanks, Mike Cardwell, for discovering and reporting this.)

Version 0.5.19a4 139.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1b3

Bug fixes:
* Some missing image indicators have very small width.
* Missing image indicators unreliable on Firefox 4.

Enhancements:
* Show alt text on mouseover of missing image indicator (alt text added to title attribute).
* Show redirect notification for any blocked top-level document requests (e.g. javascript sets document.location).

Version 0.5.19a2 138.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1b3

Extension conflicts:
* Requests from Update Scanner blocked and can't be whitelisted through the RequestPolicy menu

Version 0.5.19a1 138.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1b2

Bug fixes:
* cross-site redirects from favicon requests not subject to restriction (#183)
* some context menu sections and status icon respond to right clicks, showing another menu (#148)
* non-integer meta refresh delay considered invalid (#177)
* occasional error removing history listener when closing window (#175)

Extension conflicts:
* local validation requests by Web Developer extension blocked (#168)

Enhancements:
* remember position on page reload (#170)

Version 0.5.18b1 137.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1b2

Bug fixes:
* "disable dns prefetch on startup" doesn't work (https://www.requestpolicy.com/dev/ticket/171)

Enhancements:
* Updated locales

Version 0.5.17b1 138.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1b2

Fixed conflict with Greasemonkey on Fx 4: https://www.requestpolicy.com/dev/ticket/160

Version 0.5.17a2 138.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1b2

https://www.requestpolicy.com/version/0.5.17
Revisions since 0.5.17a1: r382 through r388
Tickets since 0.5.17a1: #140, #155, #57, progress on #29, progress on #154

Version 0.5.17a1 137.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1b2

https://www.requestpolicy.com/version/0.5.17

Tickets: #25 #84 #134 #76 #118 #144 #145 #150 #47 #87 #93 #146

Version 0.5.16b1 131.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b9pre, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1b2

Bug fixes:
* Fix error in openDialog wrapper. https://www.requestpolicy.com/dev/ticket/143

Version 0.5.16a2 131.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b8pre, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1b2

Bug fixes:
* Upgrades of RP and fresh installations on Firefox 4.0b7+ caused RP to break.

Extension conflicts:
* Link clicks that had their destination modified by HTTPS Everywhere were blocked. This conflict is resolved when using HTTPS Everywhere version 0.2.3.development.2+.

Version 0.5.15b2 130.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b6, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1b1

Updates locales, including strings that were added untranslated in 0.5.15b1. Assuming no more changes are made, 0.5.15 will be the same as this beta version (0.5.15b2).

Version 0.5.15b1 130.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b2pre, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1a3

Bug fixes:
* Some user-allowed redirections failed in Firefox 4. (https://www.requestpolicy.com/dev/ticket/107)

Version 0.5.15a3 141.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 4.0b2pre, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1a3

Version 0.5.15a2 138.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.7a6pre, SeaMonkey 2.0a - 2.1a3

Bug fixes:
* Don't force allowed redirects. This allows other redirect-related settings to be respected. (https://www.requestpolicy.com/dev/ticket/23 and https://www.requestpolicy.com/dev/ticket/110)