SnipR Version History

5 versions

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Version 3.5.0 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 3.1 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Mobile 4.0 - 7.*

  • 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 3.1 kB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Mobile 4.0 - 8.0a1

  • 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 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 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.