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Version 2.1.2 40.5 KiB Works with Firefox 45.0a1 - 56.*, Thunderbird 45.0a1 - 59.*

## 2.1.2
* Mark as multiprocess-compatible

Version 2.1.1 40.5 KiB Works with Firefox 45.0a1 - 50.0a1, Thunderbird 45.0a1 - 50.0a1

## 2.1.1
* Tweaked a submenu name
* Removed the following since they did not seem to show anything:
1. about:downthemall
2. about:sync-log
3. about:sync-tabs

## 2.1.0
* Added A-C, D-M, N-R and S-Z subcategories
* Added support for:
1. about:about
2. about:accounts
3. about:addons
4. about:checkerboard
5. about:debugging
6. about:devtools-toolbox
7. about:downloads
8. about:downthemall
9. about:healthreport
10. about:home
11. about:networking
12. about:newtab
13. about:performance
14. about:permissions
15. about:preferences
16. about:profiles
17. about:serviceworkers
18. about:tabs
19. about:telemetry
20. about:webrtc
21. about:welcomeback
* Removed support for SeaMonkey, Sunbird and Instantbird
* Removed:
1. about:accessibilityenabled
2. about:icecream
3. about:jetpack
4. about:kitchensink
5. about:search
6. about:shopping
7. about:weave

Version 2.0.4 32.7 KiB Works with Firefox 45.0a1 - 50.0a1, Thunderbird 45.0a1 - 50.0a1

* Minor tweaks to Fx/Tb versioning support to make ViewAbout install properly

Version 2.0.3 32.6 KiB Works with Firefox 44.0a1 - 50.*, Thunderbird 44.0a1 - 50.*

* Support only Firefox and Thunderbird for now
* Update for Firefox 47 and later, since Application <dot> id is no longer available (Thanks :mnoorenberghe)
* Add LICENSE, README <dot> md, package.json files for new GitHub/jpm workflow

(2.0.2 was an internal release to test the jpm workflow)

Version 2.0.1.1-signed.1-signed 28.7 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 27.*, SeaMonkey 2.0a2 - 2.9a1, Thunderbird 2.0 - 12.0a1

changeset: 11:6a7d11eb7175
tag: tip
user: Gary Kwong
date: Tue Mar 22 02:39:33 2011 +0800
summary: Bump to 2.0.1 as this is a perf hotfix along with various maxVersion bumps.

changeset: 10:729b7963279d
user: Gary Kwong
date: Tue Mar 22 02:38:45 2011 +0800
summary: Fix a perf issue where ViewAbout will cause performance regressions in Firefox 4 beta and RC. Thanks go out to harry for his tip.

Version 2.0.1-signed.1-signed 27.5 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 5.*, SeaMonkey 2.0a2 - 2.1b3, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.3a4pre

Project page moved to http://code.google.com/p/viewabout/

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Changelog for version 2.0:

changeset: 9:b7d302f15a7f
tag: tip
user: Gary Kwong
date: Wed Apr 21 16:46:42 2010 +0800
summary: Bump version to 2.0.

changeset: 8:277df1f88014
user: Gary Kwong
date: Sat Apr 10 14:01:50 2010 +0800
summary: Support Firefox 3.7a5pre.

changeset: 7:d3f4be6921f8
user: Gary Kwong
date: Mon Apr 05 10:10:09 2010 +0800
summary: Bump version to 2.0pre.

changeset: 6:3207cef199c9
user: Gary Kwong
date: Mon Apr 05 00:01:10 2010 +0800
summary: Append 'MenuPopup' to menu_viewAboutCache and menu_viewAboutLicense menupopup ids.

changeset: 5:b33b965a0bc0
user: Gary Kwong
date: Sun Apr 04 23:59:39 2010 +0800
summary: Move error messages into another submenu dropdown and move to the bottom.

changeset: 4:4bf4fe011cd9
user: Gary Kwong
date: Sun Apr 04 23:46:15 2010 +0800
summary: Add support for about:accessibilityenabled, about:certerror, about:icecream, about:jetpack, about:kitchensink, about:logo, about:me, about:memory, about:search, about:shopping and about:support.

changeset: 3:0f30efce887a
user: Gary Kwong
date: Sun Apr 04 23:19:44 2010 +0800
summary: Add Wayne Mery (wsmwk) as a contributor for suggesting the access key change.

changeset: 2:0191a4f8a79f
user: Gary Kwong
date: Sun Apr 04 22:33:57 2010 +0800
summary: Change default access key of ViewAbout to 'w' instead of 'i', change suggested by Wayne Mery (wsmwk).

changeset: 1:c9d32a6455d3
user: Mark Banner (Standard8)
date: Sun Apr 04 22:26:50 2010 +0800
summary: Add suggested changes to make ViewAbout open tabs in Thunderbird instead of windows.

changeset: 0:f620d752901c
user: Gary Kwong
date: Sun Apr 04 22:07:54 2010 +0800
summary: Add ViewAbout 1.5 to the Google Code hg repository for a start.

Version 1.5 15.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.7a5pre, SeaMonkey 2.0a2 - 2.1a1pre, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.2a1pre

* Support about:weave.
* Fix up ViewAbout's JavaScript code to pass security validation.
* Re-enable about:neterror for those who love it for complete-ness' sake.
* Add support up to Firefox 3.7a1pre.

Version 1.4.2 14.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.6a1pre, SeaMonkey 2.0a2 - 2.1a1pre, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.1a1pre

Fix in 1.4.2:

* Fixed up nit in 1.4.1.

Fixes in 1.4.1:

* Now supports Instantbird 0.2 and up. Thanks Nils Maier!
* Tidied up contributors section.

Version 1.4 13.0 KiB Works with Firefox 2.0 - 3.6a1pre, SeaMonkey 2.0a2 - 2.1a1pre, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.1a1pre

* Now supports Firefox 2.0.0.x
* Auto-detection for available about URLs in current application
* Support for access keys in menu
* Some code re-factorizations to reduce redundant code

Huge thanks go out to Dave Garrett for contributing this version.

Version 1.3 15.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.6a1pre, SeaMonkey 2.0a2 - 2.0b1, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.1a1pre

- Supports SeaMonkey 2.0a2 and above.
- Supports Sunbird 1.0pre and above.
- Added more about: pages - about:robots, about:sessionrestore, about:privatebrowsing, about:rights
- Moved out doLoad and doUnLoad into a separate javascript file to reduce duplicate code.

Version 1.2 14.0 KiB Works with Firefox 3.0 - 3.1b3pre, Thunderbird 2.0 - 3.0b2pre

- Supports Firefox 3.0 and above.
- Supports Thunderbird 2.0 and above.

Fixes for 1.1 (never released outside of sandbox):

- Adds about:, about:cache, about:cache?device=disk, about:cache?device=memory and about:cache?device=offline.
- Removes Mac file metadata.
- Fixes error console error that popped up whenever an about: window is opened.
- Miscellaneous minor fixes.

Version 1.0 14.0 KiB Works with Thunderbird 3.0a3 - 3.0b2pre

Initial version. Already comes with keyboard support for closing the about: windows.