Release of BirdieSync 1.6.10.0

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Release of BirdieSync 1.6.10.0

Post by Birdy » Mon Jun 02, 2008 10:40 am

Version 1.6.10.0

Changes:

- Support of Windows Mobile 6.1

Version 1.6.9.1

Bug corrections:

- Under Windows XP 64 bits, an error was displayed at each connection mentioning that the preferences were modified
- Under Windows Vista, if the option to display an alert for the start of the synchronization was unchecked, the number of unresolved items was incorrect
- Enumeration of Thunderbird mails is better handled in case of interruption to avoid "attention required" error
- If the log archive was saved in a volume different from the one of the Windows temporary directory, an error was displayed mentioning that it was impossible to move the log archive
- Mails located on the mobile device whose attachments could not be read (also in Pocket Outlook) lead to unresolved items. There are now synchronized without attachments.
- If an error occurred while trying to delete an empty folder on the mobile device, the synchronization stopped and disconnected the mobile device
- If an ActiveSync mobile mail account doesn't exist on the mobile device, an error message is now displayed to create it (even if it should be present by default)
- Log files could not be easily viewed under Notepad because of an incorrect "end of line" character
- Additional error traces were added to identify errors when writting into the registry
- A trace was added to display the calendar selected for synchronization but which was not found

Version 1.6.9.0

Changes:

- Support of Lightning/Sunbird 0.8

Users who tried BirdieSync previously can test these new features during an additional week of trial period

Bug corrections:

- Installation could fail on Windows Vista 64 (categories not present in Windows Mobile Device Center options)
- Installation could fail with old versions of ActiveSync like 3.8 (impossible to register DesktopProvider.dll)
- Modification of the alert text when Thunderbird is off-line

Version 1.6.8.1

Bug corrections:

- Localized texts could be displayed in French instead of English

Version 1.6.8.0

Changes:

- It is now possible to use Portable Thunderbird and Sunbird installed in virtual drives by specifying full paths in BirdieSync options
- If the option to automatically fill the card "Display" field is checked, if the result of the automatic filling is empty, then the "Display" field of Thunderbird will be used
- An alert is raised if Thunderbird or Sunbird is not installed although the synchronization of one of its category of items was selected
- The uninstaller now cleans references to old versions of BirdieSync

Bug corrections:

- Recurring tasks marked completed in Lightning/Sunbird could lead to a very slow synchronization and full CPU use
- Event and task database is now opened in read only mode for more security
- Enumeration of cards is better protected against concurrent operations
- If the number of items on the mobile device was very high, an alert could raise mentioning that it was not possible to connect to the mobile device
- If Sunbird was not installed and portable Sunbird was used, synchronization could stop with an "attention required" error
- Files are better listed in the log of directories.

Version 1.6.7.0

Changes:

- A new tool is available in BirdieSync menu which builds an archive containing all the logs to be sent to support.

Bug corrections:

- Localized texts could be still displayed in English

Version 1.6.6.0

Caution: This version will lead to a complete resynchronization of cards and events from Thunderbird/Sunbird to the mobile device
If you use a Portable version of Thunderbird/Sunbird, it is necessary to select again the storage device in BirdieSync options and save the preferences. Otherwise you'll get an alert asking you to check that your storage device is connected as well as your BirdieSync preferences. The old configuration is no longer valid.

Changes:

- The second line of Thunderbird card address fields are now synchronized
- The "busy status" event field is now synchronized
- In BirdieSync options, it is now possible to select a hard drive volume where a Portable Thunderbird or Sunbird is installed. It is therefore possible to select any path for the Thunderbird or Sunbird profile on a hard drive.

Bug corrections:

- If a Pocket Outlook contact had an address on several lines it was synchronized in Thunderbird on a single line with commas but remained on a single line with commas when synchronized back on the mobile device.

Version 1.6.5.0

Although BirdieSync was heavily tested, please, do backups of your Thunderbird or Sunbird profile ! (especially for mails due to important modifications)

Changes:

- It is now possible to manually ask for removal of duplicates. Please refer to the help file for more information.

Bug corrections:

- On Windows Mobile 5.0 and 6.0, mails received from the Internet on the mobile device were synchronized with an empty body and no attachment.
- Mail created on the mobile with non ASCII character were not properly synchronized.
- Under some particular circumstances, synchronization of mails could lead to unresolved items
- In some cases, if an error happened reading an item on the mobile device, the synchronization could hang
- Uninstallation of BirdieSync on Windows Mobile 5.0 could fail (a workaround was finally found to avoid Windows Mobile 5.0 bug)
- Help button in BirdieSync options didn't work on Vista.
- Install log was overwritten and some traces could be lost

Version 1.6.4.0

Changes:

- Support of Windows Mobile 6.0 devices
- When BirdieSync is not installed on the mobile, an alert is displayed even if no option is selected for synchronization
- An alert is displayed on the mobile device if a mail folder has no path in BirdieSync preferences

Bug corrections:

- ActiveSync or Windows Mobile Device Center could crash
- Thunderbird could crash during the synchronization of recurring events with an occurence attached to no date.
- Under particular circumstances, an error could be displayed on the mobile asking to restart it.
- If a profile name or path had non ascii characters, it could be impossible to select address books or calendars in BirdieSync options
- SMS synchronized from Thunderbird were stored as mails and not SMS

Version 1.6.3.3

Bug corrections:

- Thunderbird could crash while synchronizing if events were present with invalid dates
- When synchronizing appointments with several hundreds of attendees, the synchronization could hang up on the mobile device
- Under particular circumstances, an error could be displayed on the mobile asking to restart it.
- In some cases, BirdieWatcher could crash on the mobile.
- On Windows Mobile 5.0 devices, under particular circumstances, modifications of items on the mobile were not detected.
- Better memory management
- Traces to identify the item in case of problem when reading its categories

Version 1.6.3.2

Bug corrections:

- Thunderbird could crash while synchronizing if events were present with invalid dates
- Installation on the mobile could fail or crash (especially when uninstallation has not been done previously)

Version 1.6.3.1

If you synchronize calDAV calendar, it is necessary to install the new version 2 of the patch for Lightning/Sunbird 0.7

Bug corrections:

- Deleting a calendar made Thunderbird crash
- Synchronization of calDAV calendar leaded to unresolved items
- At first installation, it was necessary to reconnect the mobile device so that ActiveSync/WMDC categories could be checked

Version 1.6.3.0

Although BirdieSync was heavily tested, please, do backups of your Thunderbird or Sunbird profile !
If you installed patches for calDAV or WCAP calendars, you must install them again after upgrading Lightning or Sunbird

Changes:

- Support of Lightning and Sunbird 0.7

Version 1.6.2.0

Changes:

- It is now possible to disable some checkings in BirdieSync options (no BirdieSync categories selected for synchronization and simultaneous synchronization with Outlook on the same machine)

Bug corrections:

- Under particular circumstances, Thunderbird could crash at start
- All mail folders located under "Local Folders" could be missing in mail BirdieSync options
- On Vista, the installer could fail to stop the Windows Mobile Device Center (especially on standard user accounts)
- Under particular circumstances, an error could be displayed on the mobile asking to restart it.

Version 1.6.1.1

Bug corrections:

- Synchronization of cards, events or tasks on a Smartphone (not a Pocket PC) from Thunderbird/Sunbird to the mobile device led to unresolved items.

Version 1.6.1.0

Changes:

- It is now possible to synchronize several categories for contacts (separated with commas in Thunderbird)
- Contact phonetic first name and last name fields are now synchronized

Bug corrections:

- In some other PIM softwares, cards, events or tasks synchronized with BirdieSync could have an icon indicating that a note was present even if it was empty
- If a specific calendar provider didn't support tasks or events, an error could be displayed mentioning that it was impossible to list items in the calendar
- If an error happened deleting a particular duplicated item, the process of removing all the duplicates was interrupted.

Version 1.6.0.5

Changes:

- New alert at connection when no category of items is selected in partnership for synchronization
- New alert when a category of items is selected for synchronization simultaneously with BirdieSync and Outlook on the same computer

Bug corrections:

- Installer didn't detect old versions of ActiveSync
- Under particular circumstances, the USB storage list in BirdieSync options could be not filled.

Version 1.6.0.4

Bug corrections:

- Under particular circumstances, Thunderbird could crash at start
- Synchronization of recurring events created with a time zone different from the current one could lead to "unresolved items".

Version 1.6.0.3

Bug corrections:

- An error could be displayed while synchronizing calendars items. Calendars were not displayed in BirdieSync options.

Version 1.6.0.2

Bug corrections:

- After installation, an error can be displayed on the mobile asking to restart it.
- With some particular themes, no checkboxes are present near mail folders in BirdieSync options

Release of BirdieSync 1.6.0.1

Version 1.6.0.1

Bug corrections:

- On localized versions of Thunderbird, an error message could be displayed on the mobile asking you to create the "Local Folders" account on the mobile

Version 1.6.0.0

Please refer carefully to the documentation to know more about new changes regarding mail synchronization
Although BirdieSync was heavily tested, please, do backups of your Thunderbird or Sunbird profile !

Changes:

- Synchronization of mail accounts with their own folder tree (Inbox, Sent, etc.) independent from "Local Folders"
- Synchronization of IMAP accounts
- Synchronization of sub-folders
- Synchronization of Outboxes to send mail from the mobile
- When the name of a mail folder is changed, it remains synchronized

Users who tried BirdieSync previously can test these new features during an additional week of trial period

Bug corrections:

- Installing BirdieSync on a storage card could lead to problems. It is no longer possible
- On Windows Mobile 2003, if a task had no start date in Sunbird/Lightning, it leaded to an unresolved item
- Some duplicated events were not removed
- Synchronizing some event could lead to an "Attention required"
- Windows Mobile Device Center could not be stopped during installation
- Windows Mobile device uninstallation improved.
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