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(What was the earliest version? I know it's lower than 0.2.5.)

(Details needed especially for versions 0.4.x and 0.5.x.)

0.2.5

March 28th, 2005 [1] [2]

Introduced:

Also, the default user scripts that were bundled with Greasemonkey by default until this point were removed.

0.2.6

March 30th, 2005 [3] [4]

Bugfix release.

0.3 beta

April 23rd, 2005 [5] [6]

Introduced:

  • Edit button in the manage dialog.
  • Monkey icon in the status bar, click to enable/disable.
  • GM_getValue, GM_setValue

0.3.3

May 10th, 2005 [7] [8]

Primarily bugfix release.

0.3.4

May 12th, 2005 [9]

Introduced:

  • ".tld" support in @include/@exclude, allowing things like @include http://www.google.tld/ for all international permutations.
  • Log level option for GM_log
  • Minor enhancements and bugfixes.

0.3.5

July 19th, 2005 [10] [11]

Security flaw release. Contained no fixes, rather removed all vulnerable features. Intended for (limited) continued use while fixes were being performed.

0.4.x

Details needed.

The 0.4 branch was an internal development version, where experimentation for security fixes happened.

0.5 beta

July 30th, 2005 [12] [13]

The first release containing security fixes over 0.3.5 intended for public consumption. "Greasemonkey 0.5 is actually the combination of a massive security audit and all the new code which was planned for 0.4."

Introduced:

0.5.1

August 25, 2005 [14] [15]

Introduced:

  • Security fix wherein a user script could elevate itself to chrome privileges.
  • User can select the editor to use for "Edit" in manage, and "New User Script".
  • Unicode support for non-english characters.

0.5.2

September 1st, 2005 [16]

Released to the Greasemonkey mailing list, fixed bugs in the automatic migration system for the changes between the 0.3 and 0.5 branches.

0.5.3

September 3rd, 2005 [17] [18]

0.6.2

September 12th, 2005 [19]

Introduced:

  • Compatibility with Firefox 1.5.
  • The Monkey Menu, a context menu for the status bar item added in 0.3 beta.
  • Simplified script installation dialogs.

0.6.4

November 30th, 2005 [20] [21]

Introduced: ??

0.6.5

July 28th, 2006 [22]

Multiple versions released in separate places; largely to the Greasemonkey mailing list. Introduced:

  • Compatibility with Firefox 2.0.
  • Foreign language support for Czech, Dutch, and German.

0.6.6

October 16th, 2006 [23]

Introduced:

  • Spiffy new installation dialog which more closely resembles the extension installation dialog, and presents more details in a user-friendly way.
  • Spanish language support.