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Last change on this file since 5129 was 5129, checked in by charles, 14 years ago

bump version number to 1.06. put release date in NEWS.

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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
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31.06 (2008/02/26)
4- All Platforms:
5   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
6   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
7   + Use less CPU
8   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
9   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
10- GTK+
11   + Fix small memory leak
12   + GUI error when verifying local data
13- CLI:
14   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
15
161.05 (2008/02/08)
17- All Platforms:
18   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
19   + Packaging improvements
20- Mac
21   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
22- GTK+
23   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
24   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
25   + Various interface and HIG improvements
26   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
27- Daemon
28   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
29   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
30
311.04 (2008/01/31)
32- All Platforms:
33   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
34   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
35
361.03 (2008/01/29)
37- All Platforms:
38   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
39   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
40   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
41   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
42   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
43- GTK+
44   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
45
461.02 (2008/01/22)
47- All Platforms:
48   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
49   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
50   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
51   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
52- GTK+
53   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
54   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
55   + I18N fixes
56   + Updated Dutch translation
57   + Various other interface additions and improvements
58
591.01 (2008/01/11)
60- All Platforms:
61   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
62   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
63   + Improve initial connection speed
64   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
65   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
66   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
67- OS X:
68   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
69   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
70   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
71- GTK+:
72   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
73   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
74
751.00 (2008/01/04)
76- All Platforms:
77   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
78   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
79   + Option to prefer not using encryption
80   + Fix tracker connection error
81   + PEX is now configured globally
82   + Updated icon
83- OS X:
84   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
85   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
86   + Statistics window
87   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
88   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
89   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
90   + Sort by total activity
91   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
92   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
93   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
94   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
95- GTK+:
96   + Redesigned main window interface
97   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
98   + Torrent filtering
99   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
100   + Statistics window
101   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
102   + Various other interface additions and improvements
103- CLI:
104   + Restore `scrape' feature
105
1060.96 (2007/12/10)
107- All Platforms:
108   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
109   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
110- OS X:
111   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
112
1130.95 (2007/12/04)
114- All Platforms:
115   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
116   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
117   + Faster average upload speeds
118   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
119   + Fix memory corruption error
120   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
121- OS X:
122   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
123- GTK:
124   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
125
1260.94 (2007/11/25)
127- All Platforms:
128   + Faster average download speeds
129   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
130   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
131   + Fix portmapping crash
132   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
133   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
134   + Fix tracker redirect error
135   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
136
1370.93 (2007/11/12)
138- All Platforms:
139   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
140   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
141   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
142   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
143   + Consume less battery power on laptops
144   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
145
1460.92 (2007/11/05)
147- All Platforms:
148   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
149   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
150   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
151- OS X:
152   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
153   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
154- GTK:
155   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
156   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
157
1580.91 (2007/10/28)
159- All Platforms:
160   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
161   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
162   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
163   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
164   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
165   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
166- OS X:
167   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
168   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
169- GTK:
170   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
171   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
172
1730.90 (2007/10/23)
174- All Platforms:
175   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
176   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
177   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
178   + MSE Tracker Extension support
179   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
180- OS X:
181   + Per-torrent action menu
182   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
183   + Redesigned message log
184   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
185   + Sort and filter by tracker
186   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
187   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
188- GTK:
189   + Various interface improvements
190   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
191
1920.82 (2007/09/09)
193- All Platforms:
194   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
195   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
196   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
197   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
198   +  Other minor fixes
199
2000.81 (2007/08/22)
201- All Platforms:
202   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
203   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
204   + Clarify misleading error messages
205   + Fix memory leaks
206- OS X:
207   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
208   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
209- GTK:
210   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
211- CLI:
212   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
213   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
214
2150.80 (2007/08/07)
216 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
217 - Torrent file creation
218 - Speed and CPU load improvements
219 - Fix to UPnP
220 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
221 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
222 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
223 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
224 - OS X:
225   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
226   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
227   + More progress bar colors
228   + Various smaller interface improvements
229   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
230 - GTK:
231   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
232   + Added Update Tracker button
233   + Various smaller interface improvements
234
2350.72 (2007/04/30)
236 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
237 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
238
2390.71 (2007/04/23)
240 - Send port info when sending requests
241 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
242 - Add additional error messages and debug info
243 - Improved UPnP support
244 - OS X:
245   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
246   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
247   + Small interface adjustments
248
2490.70 (2007/04/18)
250 - New icon
251 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
252 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
253 - Multitracker support
254 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
255 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
256 - Automatic tracker scraping
257 - Cache connected peers
258 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
259 - OS X:
260   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
261   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
262   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
263     scheduled
264   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
265   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
266   + Filter and search bar
267   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
268   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
269   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
270   + Auto resizing of the main window
271   + Minimal view to take up less space
272   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
273   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
274   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
275   + Message log window
276   + New toolbar icons
277   + Built-in help files
278   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
279 - GTK+:
280   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
281     Finnish translations
282   + Message window
283   + Better window manager integration
284   + Add file view to properties dialog
285
2860.6.1 (2006/06/25)
287 - OS X:
288   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
289     appcast
290 - GTK+:
291   + Fixes drag-and-drop
292   + Adds Italian and French translations
293
2940.6 (2006/06/21)
295 - Ability to limit download rate
296 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
297 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
298 - Many bugfixes
299 - OS X:
300   + Reworked interface
301   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
302   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
303   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
304   + Extended Info Inspector
305   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
306 - GTK+:
307   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
308       add them to running copy
309   + Improved long filename handling
310
3110.5 (2006/02/11)
312 - Only uses one port for all torrents
313 - Rewritten choking algorithm
314 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
315 - New GTK+ interface
316 - New BeOS interface
317 - OS X: Dock badging
318 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
319 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
320 - OS X: Automatic check for update
321 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
322
3230.4 (2005/11/18)
324 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
325 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
326 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
327     User Agent field
328 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
329 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
330 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
331    "Reveal in Finder" button
332 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
333 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
334 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
335    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
336    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
337    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
338    when seeding
339
3400.3 (2005/10/19)
341 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
342 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
343 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
344 - Is nicer to the trackers
345 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
346 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
347 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
348 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
349 - OS X: Cleaner icon
350 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
351 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
352 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
353
3540.2 (2005/09/22)
355 - Bugfixes
356 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
357
3580.1 (2005/09/15)
359 - First version
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