gContactSync Version History

31 versions

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Version 3.0.0a5 212.4 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.53, Thunderbird 17.0 - 56.0

Version 3.0.0a5:
* Issue #109: Thunderbird 52.0 compatibility

Version 3.0.0a4 212.2 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.46, Thunderbird 17.0 - 49.0

Version 3.0.0a4
* Better handling of 400 and 403 errors. This may fix 400/invalid_grant errors caused by having too many active refresh tokens.
* Refactored to avoid a possible race condition in Thunderbird 45 or later when loading this and other add-ons (notably Contact Photos)

Version 3.0.0a2 213.8 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.42, Thunderbird 17.0 - 46.0

Version 3.0.0a2
* Issue #97: Attempt to mitigate some 403 errors caused by slight differences in the e-mail used to setup the AB and to authenticate by using 'default' in requests to fetch the group and contact lists.
* Issue #98: Drag and drop does not clear the GoogleID when copying contact to a new AB

Version 3.0.0a1 213.9 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.35, Thunderbird 17.0 - 38.0

Version 3.0.0a1
Features:
* Adds support for skipping contacts without e-mail addresses during synchronization
Bug Fixes:
* Added Relation4 and Relation5 strings for localization

Version 2.0.2pre6 246.2 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.35, Thunderbird 17.0 - 38.0

Version 2.0.2pre 246.2 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.35, Thunderbird 17.0 - 40.0

Version 2.0.2pre
* Possible fix for the authentication dialog not advancing after receiving an authentication token.

Version 2.0.1pre 212.9 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.35, Thunderbird 17.0 - 38.0

Version 2.0.1pre
* Added validation to prevent duplicate login errors
* Added a preference to change the port number used for authentication
* Fix: Next button in new account wizard with new account not always disabled
* Fix: AB not displayed in new account dialog after having its synced username cleared

Version 2.0.0b3 212.4 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.37, Thunderbird 17.0 - 40.0

Version 2.0.0b3
* Added a delay between write photo requests. This should fix an issue where photos weren't uploaded on new contacts due to exceeding Google's undocumented request rate.

Version 2.0.0b2 210.6 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.35, Thunderbird 17.0 - 38.0

Version 2.0.0b2
* Adds additional logging for debugging OAuth2 issues

Version 2.0.0b1 210.5 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.35, Thunderbird 17.0 - 38.0

Version 2.0.0b1
* Beta of version 2.0.0
* Switches to OAuth2 for authentication. Google is deprecating the ClientLogin that previous versions of gContactSync used.
* On first sync of each unique account, gCS will prompt you to get a new refresh token. This only happens once.
* Adds a hidden preference to change the size of the Notes field when editing a contact

Version 1.0.0rc2 287.5 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.24a1, Thunderbird 17.0 - 29.0a1

Version 1.0.0rc2
* Fix for upgrades from < 0.4.0b1

Version 1.0.0rc1 287.5 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.24a1, Thunderbird 17.0 - 29.0a1

Version 1.0.0rc1:
* Implemented simple log rotation. The default number of logs is 3.
* Fixed a bug with phonetic names being set to "null null" exposed in 0.4.0rc8.
* Added several translations thanks to:
Michal Stanke (michal.stanke at mikk.cz) - cs
Sebastian Zartner - de
Mikael Hiort af Ornäs - sv-SE
Bert Visser - nl
markh van BabelZilla.org - nl
Scooter - es-ES
devezas - pt-PT

Version 0.4.0rc8 206.0 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.24a1, Thunderbird 17.0 - 29.0a1

Version 0.4.0rc8
Bug fixes:
* The text "null" was being removed from of contacts and groups. Could cause 'Referenced group does not belong to the same user' errors.
* Do not update or add empty contacts (contacts with no synchronized fields) to Google.
* Fix for a warning when a new TB contact had a photo (this only fixes a warning printed to the log)
* Fix for the Edit Accounts dialog not resetting the address book when it should

Featues:
* Verbose logging improvement (for debugging)

Version 0.4.0rc7 205.8 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.24a1, Thunderbird 17.0 - 29.0a1

Version 0.4.0rc7
* Fix for Postbox and TB 2.

Version 0.4.0rc6 205.8 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.30, Thunderbird 17.0 - 33.0

Version 0.4.0rc6
* Added more People fields (number is configurable)
* Added a button to reset all gContactSync settings
* Added an Anniversary field that is synchronized with Google (reset/replace from server to get these fields)
* Photos are only uploaded or downloaded if they have changed instead of if the contact has changed

Version 0.4.0rc5 203.4 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.24a1, Thunderbird 17.0 - 29.0a1

Version 0.4.0rc5:
* Bug fix for persistent "You must login to sync contacts" message after canceling an expired authentication token prompt (NOTE: if you ran into this bug you must follow the instructions here: http://pirules.org/forum/index.php/topic,521.msg1680.html)
* Bug fix for changing the type of a website or related person

Version 0.4.0rc4 203.8 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.28, Thunderbird 17.0 - 31.0

Version 0.4.0rc4
* Added a default delay between HTTP requests to mitigate 503 errors from Google (user over quota)

Version 0.4.0rc2 201.1 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.24a1, Thunderbird 17.0 - 29.0a1

Version 0.4.0rc1 201.6 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.24a1, Thunderbird 17.0 - 29.0a1

Version Version 0.4.0rc1
* New account wizard to make it easier to add new accounts
* Updated the accounts dialog
* Postal address bug fixes
* Updated Twitter import to use the newest version of their API
* Removed import sources that are no longer supported by the service providers

Requires a one-time upgrade of all contacts for one of the postal address bug fixes.

Version 0.4.0b4 196.5 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.24a1, Thunderbird 17.0 - 29.0

Version 0.4.0b4
* Added website labels to the contact view pane
* Fixed timing issue where contacts added to Google could conflict with themselves
* Added a preference for a timeout for HTTP requests
* Added a checkbox for the TB preference to show chrome errors in the error console
* Other miscellaneous fixes and improvements
* Fix for last modified date being updated when a contact is not successfully uploaded to Google

Version 0.4.0b3 196.0 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.24a1, Thunderbird 16.0 - 27.0a1

Version 0.4.0b3
* Fix for an "XML is not defined" error in TB 24
* Better handling of invalid birthdays

Version 0.4.0b2 196.1 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.17a1, Thunderbird 16.0 - 24.*

Version 0.4.0b2
* Fixed two bugs with adding contacts. New contacts will now correctly be added to groups if synchronizing all contacts and groups.

Version 0.4.0b1 196.1 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 - 2.17a1, Thunderbird 16.0 - 24.*

Version 0.4.0b1
* Switched to using Thunderbird's new native chat fields. This requires a one-time upgrade when moving from a pre-0.4.0b1 version to a version after this change.
* Added support for the new "App Menu" in Thunderbird (versus the traditional menu bar)
* Removed the use of some deprecated functions
* Supports the newest daily build of Thunderbird
* Backs up group feeds

Version 0.4.0a5 196.0 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 - 2.12a1, Thunderbird 5.0 - 15.*

Version 0.4.0a5
* Fixed a bug where IM addresses without a protocol or custom label would cause an error.

Version 0.4.0a4 196.0 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 - 2.12a1, Thunderbird 5.0 - 15.*

Version 0.4.0a4
* Imported contacts are merged when possible.
* Better UI for picking the destination address book during imports.
* Better handling and mitigation of 503 (Service Unavailable) errors.

Version 0.4.0a3 191.0 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 - 2.12a1, Thunderbird 5.0 - 15.*

Version 0.4.0a3
* Fixes editing of contacts with photos synchronized or imported by gContactSync.
* Photos synchronized or imported by gContactSync will still work when gContactSync is disabled or uninstalled (NOTE - this only applies to contacts sync'd or imported starting with this version)
* Removes the "Other" preference tab. The feature and preferences are still available through the Config Editor.
* Added an option to sync the selected address book to the AB context menu

Version 0.4.0a2 190.0 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 - 2.12a1, Thunderbird 5.0 - 15.0a1

Version 0.4.0a2
* Fixes editing of contacts with photos synchronized or imported by gContactSync.

Version 0.4.0a1 189.0 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 - 2.9a1, Thunderbird 5.0 - 12.*

Features:
Cleaned up contact merging during the first sync
Added group/mailing list merging during the first sync
Moved the disable synchronization checkbox to the basic settings section of the Accounts dialog
Added Postbox 3 support

Bug fixes:
Treat infinite last modified dates as being older
Fixed a strict JavaScript warning (no functional change)
Support for empty extended property value names (Other tab of the Preferences dialog)

Version 0.4.0a1pre2 189.0 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 - 2.7a1, Thunderbird 5.0 - 12.*

Version 0.4.0a1pre2
* Prevents a duplicate master password prompt when Thunderbird is started

Version 0.4.0a1pre1 195.0 KiB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 - 2.7a1, Thunderbird 5.0 - 12.*

Fixes a bug where the dummy e-mail address isn't added to a contact if it is being edited from the mailing list.