SnipR Version History

5 versions

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Version 3.5.0.1-signed 4.1 kB Works with Firefox for Android 16.0 - 25.0, Firefox 16.0 and later

  • Now works on Firefox for Android (previously supported Firefox Mobile, w/o NativeUI)
  • Adds support for WHOIS lookup for the domains in addition to server-geolocation
  • On Desktop, no redundant IP resolution on consecutive requests/hovering
  • Strips off the prefixes etc. extra codes for older Firefox versions (<16.0)

Version 3.0.0.1-signed 3.1 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Mobile 4.0 - 7.*

ChangeLog
  • No more interface hang while IP fetching
  • More accurate status notifications & action feedbacks
  • Even more performance oriented & multi-threaded operations
  • Still under 4kB, still ultra-low resource footprint.

Bugs Fixed
  • Issue 5 : Add event listeners to reset the SnipR button-text
  • Issue 6 : Use asyncResolve() to overcome the interface-hang issue
  • Issue 7 : Update the notification label consistently
  • Issue 9 : Make the IP persistent once resolved, till the tab is changed

Version 2.5.0.1-signed 3.1 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Mobile 4.0 - 8.0a1

ChangeLog
  • SnipR button repositioned to a more accessible & non-clumsy location
  • Live IP view on hover; no clicking is required if only the IP value is sought
  • On demand resource utilization on user interaction to lower resource footprint
  • Updated compatibility with Firefox and Fennec 8.0a1 [The current nightly trunk]

Bugs Fixed
  • Issue 1 : Show the IP itself instead of the CrossHair in the locationbar
  • Issue 2 : Put the command button next to the URL texts

Version 2.0.0.1-signed 2.0 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Mobile 4.0 - 7.0a1

Lower resource footprint.
Lighter XPI Package.
All images removed.
New SnipR button.
One click access.
Style cleaned up.

Version 1.5.0.1-signed 4.1 kB Works with Firefox 4.0b10pre and later, Mobile 4.0b1pre - 4.0.*

v1.2.0 - v1.5.0
  • SnipR & SnipR Mobile branches has been merged & can be used from the same package.
  • No more remote JS calls from chrome:// privilege, (logical) security issue fixed.
  • No more AJAX - information fetching utilizes JSONP technology for performance.
  • Backward compatibility has been called off, doesn't work on Firefox 3.6 anymore.
  • Fetches optional contents from the web, so lighter download package.
  • Further minimizes resource footprint & has gone faster.
  • GitHub homepage & bug-tracker; developing wiki pages.