gContactSync Version History

32 versions

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Version 2.0.0b2 215.6 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

Version 2.0.0b2
* Adds additional logging for debugging OAuth2 issues

Version 2.0.0b1 215.5 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

Version 2.0.0b1
* Beta of version 2.0.0
* Switches to OAuth2 for authentication. Google is deprecating the ClientLogin that previous versions of gContactSync used.
* On first sync of each unique account, gCS will prompt you to get a new refresh token. This only happens once.
* Adds a hidden preference to change the size of the Notes field when editing a contact

Version 1.1.2 308.1 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

Version 1.1.2:
* Workaround to avoid incorrectly deleting or adding contacts when Google's API changes the capitalization of contact IDs. This could cause prompts asking for permission to delete large numbers of contacts, or could create many duplicate contacts.
* Minor updates to the it and nl locales.

Version 1.1.1 308.0 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

Version 1.1.1:
* Added a hidden preference to disable selecting the first contact after dragging and dropping contacts (go to Config Editor and type selectFirstCardAfterDrop and toggle the value)
* UI changes for Postbox

Version 1.1.0 307.8 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

Version 1.1.0
Features:
* New Italian translation thanks to Leopoldo Saggin and ZaZy
* Significantly improved merge on first sync

Bug fixes:
* New anniversaries in TB not synchronized correctly
* Access keys for some textboxes in the Preferences dialog didn't work correctly
* Fix for a warning in the log when a contact was removed

Version 1.0.0 294.4 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

Version 1.0.0
* New account wizard
* First sync now merges with existing contacts
* Anniversary field
* Better error handling
* Postal address sync enabled by default
* Log rotation
* Customizable request throttling to mitigate 503 errors
* Much more, see: http://www.pirules.org/blog/?p=415

Version 1.0.0rc2 294.4 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

Version 1.0.0rc2
* Fix for upgrades from < 0.4.0b1

Version 1.0.0rc1 294.4 kB Works with SeaMonkey 2.14 and later, Thunderbird 17.0 and later

Version 1.0.0rc1:
* Implemented simple log rotation. The default number of logs is 3.
* Fixed a bug with phonetic names being set to "null null" exposed in 0.4.0rc8.
* Added several translations thanks to:
Michal Stanke (michal.stanke at mikk.cz) - cs
Sebastian Zartner - de
Mikael Hiort af Ornäs - sv-SE
Bert Visser - nl
markh van BabelZilla.org - nl
Scooter - es-ES
devezas - pt-PT

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.