Release of BirdieSync 1.7.1.0

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Release of BirdieSync 1.7.1.0

Post by Birdy » Tue Feb 10, 2009 3:04 pm

Version 1.7.1.0

Installing this version can lead to a complete resynchronization of the address book cards from the desktop to the mobile device
Please do BACKUP all your data as mentioned in this FAQ topic before installing this new version

Changes:

- The Thunderbird "screen name" card field is now synchronized with the Pocket Outlook "IM address 1" contact field
- Additional traces in log if Thunderbird is Off-line when launched and if the event alarm offset is invalid

Bug corrections:

- If an event meeting status had an incorrect value, Thunderbird or Sunbird could crash
- If an event busy status had an incorrect value, that was leading to an unresolved item
- In the tool to remove duplicates, even if Lightning was not installed, the event and task lines remained enabled

Version 1.7.0.5

Installing this version can lead to a complete resynchronization of the events from the desktop to the mobile device
Please do BACKUP all your data as mentioned in this FAQ topic before installing this new version

Changes:

- When there is a problem reading the index of a mail folder which leads to an "attention required" for mails, an alert is now displayed asking to rebuild the index of the mail folder

Bug corrections:

- If Thunderbird and Sunbird were simultaneously synchronized, sometimes the preferences could be lost and needed to be configured again
- If an occurrence was deleted on the mobile device within a recurrent series will all day events, the deleted occurrence didn't appear on the desktop
- Synchronizing a Google calendar item from the mobile device could lead to an unresolved item with a "modification failed" error if the alarm offset was 0
- If some major fields (like the event name) of a Google calendar event had been modified on the desktop, then a modification on the mobile device could lead to an unresolved item with a "modification failed" error
- If the same Google calendar event was created and deleted while the mobile device was connected, it could lead to an unresolved item with a "modification failed" error
- On Windows XP, synchronizing a Google calendar event from the mobile device could lead to a conflict to be manually resolved
- On Vista, synchronizing a Google calendar event from the mobile device could leave the desktop event unmodified and the mobile device event could lose its modification during the next synchronization
- During installation, ActiveSync is now forced to shutdown if it doesn't normally quit
- If the mobile device was disconnected while the log archiver was running, the logs of the mobile device were not properly archived
- In case of errors, the log archiver error window could be hidden
- The status of the log archiver buttons is now better managed
- The status of the mobile device connection in the log archiver could be incorrect
- Javascript warnings are no longer logged in console logs to avoid slowing down the applications

Version 1.7.0.4

Changes:

- The time zone offsets are now displayed in the alert message if they are different on the mobile device and the desktop

Bug corrections:

- Thunderbird or Sunbird could crash when opening BirdieSync options
- Appointments with alarms below 5 minutes could lead to unresolved items in Google calendar
- Installer no longer stops if one profile path was unproperly set as relative in Thunderbird or Sunbird profiles.ini

Version 1.7.0.3

This new version has important changes regarding the synchronization of Google calendars
Please do BACKUP all your data as mentioned in this FAQ topic before installing this new version

Bug corrections:

- With some particular events, synchronization of Google calendars could loop
- Events with dates prior to 1902 were not properly synchronized
- If the mobile device was not connected, it was not possible to archive the logs

Changes:

- Synchronization of Google calendars speeds up, especially if the calendar contains a lot of events
- Alert messages now make a distinction between event and task calendars
- Error console is now logged

Version 1.7.0.2

Bug corrections:

- If some particular errors occurred while reading an item on the desktop, Thunderbird could crash

Version 1.7.0.1

Bug corrections:

- BirdieSync menu was not displayed under Sunbird

Version 1.7.0.0

This new version has important changes.
Please do BACKUP all your data as mentioned in this FAQ topic before installing this new version

Because of important modifications, it is necessary to fully reconfigure BirdieSync options after having installed this new version.
So you must open "Tools/BirdieSync/Options" and then configure the synchronization.

Please read carefully BirdieSync help file to know more about the new synchronization way "from the desktop to the mobile device". Especially, it is necessary to synchronize 2 times to roll back the modifications that you did on your mobile device.

This version if only compatible with Lightning/Sunbird 0.9

Changes:

- Support of Lightning/Sunbird 0.9
- Configuration of task and event synchronization is now independent. It's possible to choose separately which calendar is synchronized for events and tasks. This is particularly useful for Google calendars which don't support task synchronization.
- In addition to the "both ways" synchronization, it is now possible to synchronize only "from the desktop to the mobile device". All the modifications performed on the mobile device will be ignored. For instance, this feature should be used to synchronize all "read only" calendars like public holidays calendars or automatically generated birthday calendars.
- It's now possible to directly open the archive from the log archiver
- A message indicates the progress and the end of the generation in the log archiver
- License button is moved to menu
- About menu displays BirdieSync version
- Installer updated with more accurate information
- Traces for unresolved items are better displayed in Notepad editor

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