Well, first version of the plugin is here.
If anybody finds a bug or something running different from Kaus plugin, let me know. I'll make a thread for it when I get back from work tomorrow.
@felsenstern, It really was a terrible thing to do to people.
I know there are methods to use to keep your maps going and add replacements over time, but it is soooo much work to keep track and ... I am just so sorry this happened.
I wish I had understood the overall nature of the situation better.