gContactSync Version History

24 versions

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Version 0.4.0rc8 210.9 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

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 210.7 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

Version 0.4.0rc7
* Fix for Postbox and TB 2.

Version 0.4.0rc6 210.7 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

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 208.2 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

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 208.7 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

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

Version 0.4.0rc2 205.9 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

Version 0.4.0rc1 206.4 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

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 201.3 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

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 0.3.6 240.5 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.20 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

Version 0.3.6
* Fix for Thunderbird 24

Version 0.4.0b3 200.7 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 16.0 and later

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

Version 0.4.0b2 200.8 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 16.0 and later

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 200.8 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 16.0 and later

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 200.7 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 and later, Thunderbird 5.0 and later

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

Version 0.4.0a4 200.7 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 and later, Thunderbird 5.0 and later

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 195.6 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 and later, Thunderbird 5.0 and later

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 0.3.5 247.8 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0a1 and later, Thunderbird 2.0.0.8 and later

Version 0.3.5
* Fixes editing of contacts with photos synchronized or imported by gContactSync.

Version 0.4.0a2 194.6 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 and later, Thunderbird 5.0 and later

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

Version 0.4.0a1 193.5 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 and later, Thunderbird 5.0 and later

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 193.5 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 and later, Thunderbird 5.0 and later

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

Version 0.4.0a1pre1 199.7 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 and later, Thunderbird 5.0 and later

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

Version 0.3.4 239.6 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0a1 and later, Thunderbird 2.0.0.8 and later

Version 0.3.4
* Updates the max supported versions of Thunderbird and Seamonkey to the current development version after testing.
* Fixes a bug with the "Enable logging" preference
* Fixes a bug with synchronizing only contacts (no groups)

Version 0.4.0a1pre 192.5 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.4 and later, Thunderbird 5.0 and later

An early release of 0.4.0. This is 0.3.3 with some initial cleanup of legacy Thunderbird support (2.0). It also turns on postal address synchronization by default and removes the custom postal address fields. Google now parses postal addresses between structured and formatted formats so those fields are no longer necessary.

Version 0.3.3 239.6 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0a1 and later, Thunderbird 2.0.0.8 and later

Version 0.3.3:
* Minor updates to support TB 5.0
* Minor bug fixes

Version 0.3.2 228.4 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.0a1 - 2.1b2, Thunderbird 2.0.0.8 - 3.3a3pre

Version 0.3.2
* Phonetic names are now synchronized
* Fixed a bug in the Accounts dialog after saving changes
* Fixed a bug where the menu would not always be hidden if the enable menu preference was unchecked.
* Added the cs locale courtesy of Michal Stanke (fixed in 0.3.2)
* Added the de locale courtesy of Sebastian Zartner (fixed in 0.3.2)

Changes in 0.3:
* More fields synchronized (relationships/people, birthdays, photos, etc.)
* Viewing a contact in Thunderbird now shows the lists/groups it is in
* Contacts can be synchronized from the main Thunderbird window
* New accounts dialog
- Easier to customize how each address book is synchronized
- Address books can be synchronized with a specific group, all contacts, or all contacts and all groups
* Support for Postbox
* Limited support for importing contacts from various sources, including Facebook, MySpace, Plaxo, and Twitter
* Your contacts are automatically backed up
* gContactSync asks for your permission before deleting 5 or more contacts (by default).