Flagfox Version History

110 versions

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Version 5.0.15.1-signed 741.3 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for May 2015
* Updated many actions to use HTTPS now that they support it
* Minor flag icon set update

Version 5.0.14.1-signed 741.7 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for April 2015

Version 5.0.13.1-signed 745.4 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for March 2015
* Fixed minor bug due to interface change

Version 5.0.12.1-signed 736.9 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for February 2015

Version 5.0.11.1-signed 731.7 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for January 2015

Version 5.0.10.1-signed 730.4 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for December 2014
* Added Slovenian (sl-SI) locale
* Fixed bug causing localized Wikipedia action names to not show

Version 5.0.9.1-signed 727.1 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for November 2014
* Minor locale and flag icon updates

Version 5.0.8.1-signed 726.7 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for October 2014

Version 5.0.7.1-signed 710.7 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for September 2014
* Added support for "view-source:" & "jar:" protocol prefixed URLs
* Improved TLD check to report nationality for restricted gTLDs (edu/gov/mil/asia)
* Minor refactoring to simplify location handling
* Avoid additional lookups on navigation within pages
* Fixed e10s issue caused by recent changes in Nightly

Version 5.0.6.1-signed 708.1 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for August 2014
* Added e10s support for JS actions and improved form field handling
* Significantly reduced usage of CPOWs under e10s (none on page load now)
-> Multiprocess Firefox now fully supported (new install.rdf flag set to true)

Version 5.0.5.1-signed 703.1 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for July 2014

Version 5.0.4.1-signed 695.6 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for June 2014
* Flag icon updates
* Added support for form field actions under e10s
* Updated TLD mismatch warning country code whitelist
* Updated Validate.nu action to use new URL (old is down)
* Minor startup improvements

Version 5.0.3.1-signed 692.1 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for May 2014
* Removed temporary survey link and 5.0 first update first-run page
* Fixed minor script error in form field actions without button ID

Version 5.0.2.1-signed 689.0 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for April 2014
* Added temporary link to a user survey to get stats and suggestions about built-in actions

Version 5.0.1.1-signed 675.6 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for March 2014
* Improved styling of flag icon border to work better with dark themes
* Optimized XPI compression slightly for better extractionless loading
* Removed hack needed to support Australis prior to recent update
* Added ability to unload IPDB files on memory-pressure:heap-minimize
* Minor localization fixes

Version 5.0.0.1-signed 672.6 kB Works with Firefox 17.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.14 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for February 2014
* New Flagfox logo & new icon for Geotool actions in the menu
* Converted Flagfox to a restartless installation/update addon
-> New Flagfox installs and future updates no longer need a Firefox restart
* Converted Flagfox to an extractionless installation/update addon (with no internal JAR)
-> This should also fix a certain bug stemming from Firefox profile corruption
* Usage of input streams has been replaced with JavaScript typed arrays & DataView
-> This is needed for both extractionless and restartless support, and should be faster
-> Memory reported for Flagfox in about:memory should actually be somewhat accurate now
* Replaced all usage of old resource:// URIs
* Replaced old flag icons with a new custom built set of larger, more detailed
and accurate flag icons based on public domain Wikimedia Commons flag images
-> New set comes with many flag updates and will be possible to update regularly
-> Flag icons will now all show using their proper aspect ratios and accurate colors
-> The icon set is under a Creative Commons permissive license (see license text file)
* Added support for ctrl/shift modifiers on action menu item click
-> ctrl+click opens in background tab/window & shift+click opens in new window
* Added ability to middle-click on an action in the menu to open it in a background tab
* Added ability to middle/ctrl+click multiple actions in a row without closing menu
* Added and updated quite a few country entries (including flags & localized names)
* Added new "formfield:" action pseudo-protocol to allow for some actions without URL APIs
* Replaced old server status checking action with a new more informative one
* Added new Virus Scan (VirusTotal), Netcraft, Bit.ly, is.gd URL, & SSL Server Test actions
* Updated a few more actions to use HTTPS (Virus Scan, WOT, Xmarks, Bit.ly, & Tiny URL)
* Fixed action parameter parsing to properly handle meta tags with dashes in their names
* Fixed error message shown on close of tab with tab-modal prompt from a JS action open
* Removed last usage of Addon Manager JSM APIs (bootstrap.js:startup() is sufficient now)
* Changed actions customizations pref format to store using less space
* Improved default actions list update checking and merging algorithm
* Improved default actions list to asynchronously load from a file, rather than a pref
* Added ability for IPDB files to each load on-demand rather than on startup
-> Flagfox startup is now simpler and quicker; database files don't load unless needed
* Optimized IPDB lookups a little bit & improved IPv6 address parsing code a little bit
* Started using Services.jsm & XPCOMUtils.jsm everywhere applicable (code simplifications)
* Rewrote the about dialog to be more maintainable (translators are now in a scroll box)
* Rewrote the preview icons dialog to show new icons and added ability to sort them there
* Added a few new minor keyboard shortcuts to the options dialog
* Added drop shadow for button icon hover in options dialog to better indicate clickability
* Added new default icon for actions that can't load favicon (and in options when disabled)
* Changed icon to hide at built-in home and new tab pages (no icon if no address shown)
* Fixed detection of offline mode to update the icon immediately
* Fixed a bunch of minor warnings for the AMO addon validator & other misc. code cleanups
* Switched to using ES5 strict mode and fixed a few strict mode issues
* Converted Flagfox preference naming from "flagfox.*" to "extensions.flagfox.*" names
* Removed some obsolete strings and an obsolete country entry
* Removed quirks/hacks needed to support old versions of Firefox and SeaMonkey
* Replaced usage of some deprecated interfaces with newer APIs where needed
* Added first run page to be shown for major updates (with localization for most users)
* Added Malaysian (ms-MY) locale
* Dropped Persian (fa) and Catalan (ca) locales due to lack of translators
* Dropped support for all Gecko 16.0 and older browsers (15.0+ and 17.0+ features used)
-> This Flagfox version supports Firefox 17.0+ (old ESR) and SeaMonkey 2.14+
-> Recommended minimum version is Firefox 24 ESR or latest stable Firefox or SeaMonkey

Version 4.2.17.1-signed 565.0 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for January 2014
* Fixed flag style not updating immediately on option change
* Fixed bug that could cause flag to not update properly if tab switching quickly
* Replaced Bit.ly with Tiny URL as default URL shortener (Bit.ly URL API gone)

This will probably be the last update to support Firefox 3.6 - 16.0
Please update to at least Firefox 17 ESR, 24 ESR, or the current stable release

Version 4.2.16.1-signed 561.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for December 2013

Version 4.2.15.1-signed 559.2 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for November 2013

Version 4.2.14.1-signed 556.2 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for October 2013

Version 4.2.13.1-signed 554.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for September 2013

Version 4.2.12.1-signed 552.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for August 2013

Version 4.2.11.1-signed 552.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for July 2013

Version 4.2.10.1-signed 549.5 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for June 2013
* Minor IPDB load check update

Version 4.2.9.1-signed 728.6 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for May 2013

Version 4.2.8.1-signed 727.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for April 2013

Version 4.2.7.1-signed 747.9 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for March 2013
* Fixed database age not being detected correctly in Firefox 19+

Version 4.2.6.1-signed 586.7 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for February 2013

Version 4.2.5.1-signed 583.1 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for January 2013

Version 4.2.4.1-signed 596.2 kB Works with Firefox 3.6 and later, SeaMonkey 2.1 and later

* IPv4 & IPv6 address location database updates for December 2012