Character Identifier Version History

7 versions

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Version 0.2.1 1.2 MiB Works with Firefox for Android 48.0 and later, Firefox 42.0 and later

Converted to a Web Extension for compatibility with new versions of Firefox. Also updated to Unicode 9.0.0.

Version 0.1.5 2.1 MiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 54.*, Thunderbird 3.0 - 46.0

Updates Unicode database to 8.0, and supports child process (e10s).

Version 1.0 MiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 21.*, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.1a1pre

Add compatibility with Firefox 4; drop compatibility with versions less than 3.

Version 0.1.3 1.0 MiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 4.0b3pre, Thunderbird 1.5 - 3.0.*

Fixes a CID conflict with about:accessibilityenabled.

Version 0.1.2 1.0 MiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 4.0b2pre, Thunderbird 1.5 - 3.0.*

This version makes the dialog resizable on Windows and updates to Unicode 5.1.0 (from 5.0.0).

Version 0.1.1 1.0 MiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.6a1pre, Thunderbird 1.5 - 3.0b2pre

This version adds support for Thunderbird (identifying characters in the contents of email messages), although I couldn't get the context menu item placement the way I wanted. It also adds an icon.

Version 0.1.0 1.0 MiB Works with Firefox 1.5 - 3.0a2

This initial version shows the character, the Unicode codepoint, and the character description. Descriptions are available for characters whose names are in the Unicode database, for Hangul syllables, and for CJK characters, although the descriptions of CJK characters are an unconfigurable combination of a few pieces of data.