Quick Locale Switcher Version History

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Version 1.7.8.5 504.3 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Thunderbird 5.0 and later

Version 1.7.8.3 491.2 KB Works with Firefox 4.0 and later, Thunderbird 5.0 and later

Removed Seamonkey support, removed jar package structure, removed the old prefBranch2 reference and rewrote an unsafe setTimeout call.

Version 1.7.8 301.1 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

v Added ca-valencia - Valencian (Valencian Community) + flag
v Added custom switch back key (default Q), currently about:config preference only: extensions.qls.switchback.key
v Bugfix: Switching back using CTRL + SHIFT + Q did not always work in Thunderbird 4+

Version 1.7.6 299.0 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

v Bugfix: After switching to a spell checker dictionary without a country code in it (e.g. "ca" or "fr") the QLS defaulted the selected locale back to the "main" country of that locale (e.g. "ca-AD" or "fr-FR") regardless of what the user had selected (e.g. "ca-ES" or "fr-CA").

Version 1.7.5.5 299.0 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

v Tested on Firefox 8

Version 1.7.5.2 299.0 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

v Bugfix: Get more dictionaries/language links packs did not work from the add-ons manager
v Tested for compatibility on Firefox 6 and SeaMonkey 2.2

Version 1.7.5 299.0 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 and later

v Bufix: Removed an accidentally empty locale which caused calls to getElementById("") errors
v Bugfix: Prevented "Components is not defined" error.
v Tested on Firefox 5 beta

Version 1.7.4 298.0 KB Works with Firefox 3.0 and later, SeaMonkey 2.0 and later, Thunderbird 3.0 - 3.1.*

v Added gd translation
v Bugfix: After settings apply the displayed selected locale would switch back to the default
v Bugfix: Selected content and UI locale were no longer being highlighted in the menus
v Tested on SeaMonkey 2.1b1

Version 1.7.3.1 299.0 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 and later, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0.*, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.1.*

v Also display the flag of the currently selected locale on the toolbar button
v Firefox 4 - Populate the toolbar button's popup menu after customizing the toolbar
v Firefox 4 - Added css to support the new 18x18 toolbar image size

Version 1.7.2 294.9 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 4.0b8pre, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0.*, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.1.*

v Added sv-SE translation.
v Tested on Firefox 4b6
v Bugfix: Settings were not being applied directly, a restart was necessary, fixed the observer.
v Bugfix: The existence of a locale in the intl.accept_languages preference was checked case sensitive, made insensitive to avoid duplicates.

Version 1.7.1 291.8 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.6.*, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0.*, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.1.*

v Set intl.locale.MatchOS to false when switching the ui locale.
v Tested on Thunderbird 3.1.

Version 1.7.0.2 291.8 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.6.*, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0.*, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0.*

v Bugfix: intl.accept_languages was by accident still read as char pref instead of a complex value, causing problems in certain situations when restoring it again.
v Added a ca-ES flag.

Version 1.7.0.1 291.8 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.6.*, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0.*, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0.*

v Try to do a softer match on unexpectedly named dictionaries. Previously I only exactly matched e.g. fr or fr-FR on the dictionary's file name which made it impossible to switch to "fr-FR-classique,reforme1990.dic", now it will try to find that fr/fr-FR in the name.
v Bugfix: The backup mechanism for the accept languages setting was broken.
v Tested on SeaMonkey 2.0.

Version 1.7 291.8 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.6.*, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0.*

v Added 2 links to the options window directing to the Thunderbird and Firefox dictionaries (AMO) and language packs (Mozilla ftp) sites.
v Implemented a pref observer for the accept_languages preference so that if a user manually changes it, the QLS backup pref for it can also be updated.
v Tested on Firefox 3.6b5 and Thunderbird 3.0 final.
v Enclosed loose JavaScript variables as per AMO policy.
v Bugfix: The statusbar tooltip in Thunderbird showed weird text.

Version 1.6.10 287.7 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.5.*, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0b1

v Change locales for upper/lower Sorbian to hsb-DE and dsb-DE.
v Added eo-EO, dsb-DE and hsb-DE translations.
v Tested on Firefox 3.5 final.

Version 1.6.9 276.5 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.5b4pre, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0b1

v Added switch back to previously selected locale shortcut, CTRL + SHIFT + Q
v Split up sr-SP into sr-RS (Serbian) and sr-ME (Montenegrin)
v Added nn-NO and sr-RS translations.

Version 1.6.8 273.4 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.1b2, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0b1

v Don't switch the locale in Thunderbird when auto switching to a not selected locale (e.g. via the TLD switch)
v Tested compatibility with Sunbird 0.9
v Bugfix, special gmail fix caused problems in Thunderbird (no gBrowser...)

Version 1.6.7.3 258.0 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.1b2, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v I forgot to remove the incomplete ja-JP translation from the chrome.manifest, resulting in an error on all ja-JP Firefox's.

Version 1.6.7.2 258.0 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.1b2, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Tested on Firefox 3.1 Beta2

Version 1.6.7.1 259.1 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.1b1, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Removed the incomplete Japanese translation, updated version will follow asap.

Version 1.6.7 262.1 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.0.*, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Added back the setting to disable accept language header (about:config pref only because of translation...)
v Added Sri Lankan Tamil (ta-LK) as one of the default locales.
v Added mk-MK translation.

Version 1.6.5.9 255.0 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.0.*, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Bugfix: Localization problem in the "no prefwindow" version (Seamonkey and friends) of the settings window caused errors.
v Bugfix: bug on babelzilla caused some translations to show empty dtd entities.
v Bugfix: Flags still did not always display correctly in Firefox 3

Version 1.6.5.7 255.0 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.0.*, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Changed Firefox max version to 3.0.*
v Bugfix: Problem with the flag icons not displaying in Firefox 3

Version 1.6.5.6 255.0 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.0pre, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Bugfix: Error when not using the toolbar caused the QLS not to work anymore.

Version 1.6.5.5 255.0 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.0pre, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Brought back a separate setting for the accept language header switching (about:config only, set switch_accept_languages to false)
v Bugfix: After removing (unchecking) locales in the settings you had to restart Firefox before the toolbar/statusbar menus where updated.
v Bugfix: issue in the Hungarian (hu-HU) translation fixed.
v Bugfix: Made the statusbar icon + text persistent so you will no longer see the default icon just after startup.
v Tested on Firefox 3b5

Version 1.6.5.1 254.0 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.0pre, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 2.0a1, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

version 1.6.5.1 (27-03-2008)
v Bugfix the fix provided in 1.6.3.1 to work around Firefox bug 391120 broke updating again for some locales cause apparently the bug has silently been fixed. Removed the workaround.

version 1.6.5 (18-03-2008)
v Add option to automatically switch based on the top level domain (website/e-mail address).
v Separate colors for UI/content language settings so you can see which setting is set on which locale.
v Combine the settings for spell checker and accept languages into 1 content language setting.
v Added option to reload the current page after you switched the accept languages header.
v Restore session after restarting.
v Fixed some spellchecking issues with gmail.
v Added is-IS translation.
v Bugfix: Fixed memory leak.
v Made compatible with Firefox 3b4

Version 1.6.3.7 232.4 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.0a1, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 1.0, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Created a new settings window for the older Gecko applications (like Seamonkey).
v Backup/Restore the http accept languages list when switching so it will not mess up the original configuration.
v Tested compatibility with Netscape 9.x.
v Tested compatibility with Sunbird 0.7.
v Tested compatibility with Flock 1.0.
v Added ar, ml-IN and wa-BE translations.

Version 1.6.3.4 217.1 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.0a1, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 1.0, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Bugfix: Switching spell checker on gmail (or similar built sites) did not work.
v Bugfix: After each switch spell checker related context menu's got messed up, reset them after each switch.
v Bugfix: 1.6.3.3 contained 1 new line in the dtd which I forgot, so it was missing in all other locales.

Version 1.6.3.1 217.1 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.0a1, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 1.0, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v You can now sort your list of locales by use of Drag & Drop in the options window.
v The search feature to find a locale in the settings window now filters the list of locale instead of only highlighting one.
v Bugfix: Update manager can not find any updates if there is no update available for the current locale you switched to, workaround implemented so that the update manager checks using your default locale, bug logged to Mozilla Bugzilla: https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=391120
v Bugfix: Javascript Errors in Thunderbird if you used the statusbar and the toolbar, sorry copy pasted too much.
v Bugfix/Feature: Only the first e-mail address was remembered for auto switching in Thunderbird, now all of them are remembered individually.

Version 1.6.2 216.1 KB Works with Firefox 1.0 - 3.0a1, SeaMonkey 1.0 - 1.0, Thunderbird 1.0 - 3.0a1

v Now also autoswitches in Thunderbird, based on e-mail addresses.
v Made compatible with Sunbird 0.5
v Bugfix: Error in Sunbird when the QLS tried to detect a content language for autoswitching (which is not supported/useful in Sunbird)