Independent Status Reports (14 March, 2005)
Sunday March 20th, 2005By Brian King
Seamonkey is dead, long live Seamonkey. As the Mozilla Foundation officially stops development on the Mozilla Suite, a new external group has formed to take over the running of the project. This is another example of the Mozilla Community stepping up and playing a valuable role. Some people like the idea of a separate browser, mail client, editor, and so on. Some like integration, so let's hope Seamonkey survives and thrives in some form, as they can certainly live in parallel. Extension authors will continue to busily do their thing, creating great little add-ons and larger programs based on Mozilla technologies. As this month's reports shows, there is still alot of activity. mozdev.org currently has over 250 active projects and this number is rising.
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chatnsearch — v0.1
(Enables you to chat with people searching/surfing similar pages)
Firefox extension to chat with others surfing/searching for similar content on the web. Initial version (0.1) available.
YellowMapBar — v0.4
(Toolbar for YellowMap [for Germany, Austria and Switzerland])
First public release of YellowMapBar (in German).
Find Points of Interest (with Map) near you easily with YellowMap in Germany, Austria and Switzerland.
galician — v0.1
(en galego / Localisation Resources for the Galician language)
The Galician translation team of Mozilla
SpurlBar — v0.33
(Sidepanel extension for spurl.net service)
Some bugfixes, added spurl management shortcuts.
PasswordMaker — 0.2
(Why remember or store dozens of passwords when there's PasswordMaker?)
Why remember dozens of passwords when there's PasswordMaker? Now you only need to remember a "master" password, but you can generate the same, unique password for any website over and over again using any of 7 hash algorithms and 9 different levels of l33t speak. For added security, nothing is stored anywhere or sent over the internet. There's even an on-line version for when you don't have access to Firefox.
v0.2, a complete re-write of v0.1, was released on February 28.
Flashblock — 184.108.40.206
(Blocks Flash content from showing on webpages)
Version 220.127.116.11 fixes several serious regressions and now does a better job of blocking Flash and rreduces the possiblilty of triggering Gecko reflow/crash bugs.
Previously on Buffy the Vampire Slayer:
telugutoolbar — v1.1
(Type in Telugu)
V1.1 has been released on March 07 2005.
biobar — v1.3
(Toolbar project for bioinformatics and biology)
Version 1.3 is a significant improvement in the functionality and codebase for this project. Most of the code was written from scratch. It is now possible to edit, add or remove search databases, search multiple sources simultaneously, add/remove custom links etc. Please see webpage for more information.
TrustBar — v0.3.1
(Secure display of logos, credentials prevent spoofing/phishing)
TrustBar helps users identify protected web sites, and in particular displays logo/name of the CA (organization which identified the site owner). This protects users from phishing and spoofing attacks, including the recent IDN/homographic attacks. New release supports Firefox (as well as Mozilla); fixed minor bugs reported by users.
WebmailCompose — 0.6
(Make email links load your webmail's compose page)
Adds webmail functionality to all email options, makes mailto: links load your webmail's compose page, and adds a Compose link to the context menu. Currently supports Gmail, Yahoo!, Hotmail, Netscape, OperaMail, Mail.com, Horde, Squirrel, and one user-customizable entry.
easyGestures — v 3.0
(Adds UI with mouse gestures and customizable actions)
This is a new major release.
modifyheaders — v0.2
(Add, Modify and Filter out any HTTP request headers)
This month sees the first public release of modifyheaders. This extension is aimed at developers who need to be able to add and modify HTTP request headers when developing and testing applications.
Please report bugs to: http://modifyheaders.mozdev.org/bugs.html.
XHTMLMP — v0.2
(Extension for rendering XHTML Mobile Profile content)
This is the first public release of XHTMLMP. This extension provides support for the content type application/vnd.wap.xhtml+xml.
Browse Images — 0.2
(Browses all images linked from a page)
The 0.2 milestone was released with a lot of new features:
Maple — 0.4.27
(Bookmark manager for Firefox)
First beta version released.
Padma — v0.2.4
(A Transformer for Telugu Text from RTS To Unicode)
Release 0.2.4 adds support for Thunderbird.
MAF — 0.5.0
(Mozilla Archive Format)
Fixed a number of Unicode bugs and MHTML decoding bugs. Improved browser integration.
cucbcflag — v0.1.0
(Displays the River Cam's flag status.)
Firt release of CUCBC Flag — a small, lightweight Firefox extension that displays the Cambridge University Combined Boat Clubs river flag status in the status bar.
InFormEnter — v0.2.2
(Form filling in semi-automatic mode)
First InFormEnter release on mozdev.org. Support of update.rdf was added.
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