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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
2
31.21 (2008/mm/dd)
4http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
5- All Platforms
6   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
7- Mac
8   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
9   + Italian localization included
10- GTK+
11   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
12     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
13
141.20 (2008/05/09)
15http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
16- All Platforms
17   + Support https tracker connections
18   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
19   + Better support of multitracker torrents
20   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
21   + Ability to reset global statistics
22   + Various bugfixes
23- Mac
24   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
25   + Updated Dock badge images
26- GTK+
27   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
28   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
29   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
30   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
31
321.11 (2008/04/04)
33- Mac
34   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
35   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
36   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
37- GTK+
38   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
39
401.10 (2008/03/28)
41- All Platforms
42   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
43   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
44   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
45   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
46- Mac
47   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
48   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
49   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
50   + Tracker tab in the inspector
51   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
52   + Updated images in the inspector
53   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
54   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
55- GTK+
56   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
57   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
58   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
59   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
60   + Tracker tab in the Details window
61   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
62   + Support KDE button ordering
63   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
64- Daemon
65   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
66
671.06 (2008/02/26)
68- All Platforms:
69   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
70   + Use less CPU
71   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
72   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
73   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
74- GTK+
75   + Fix small memory leak
76   + GUI error when verifying local data
77- CLI:
78   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
79
801.05 (2008/02/08)
81- All Platforms:
82   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
83   + Packaging improvements
84- Mac
85   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
86- GTK+
87   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
88   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
89   + Various interface and HIG improvements
90   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
91- Daemon
92   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
93   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
94
951.04 (2008/01/31)
96- All Platforms:
97   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
98   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
99
1001.03 (2008/01/29)
101- All Platforms:
102   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
103   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
104   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
105   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
106   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
107- GTK+
108   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
109
1101.02 (2008/01/22)
111- All Platforms:
112   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
113   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
114   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
115   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
116- GTK+
117   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
118   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
119   + I18N fixes
120   + Updated Dutch translation
121   + Various other interface additions and improvements
122
1231.01 (2008/01/11)
124- All Platforms:
125   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
126   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
127   + Improve initial connection speed
128   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
129   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
130   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
131- OS X:
132   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
133   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
134   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
135- GTK+:
136   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
137   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
138
1391.00 (2008/01/04)
140- All Platforms:
141   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
142   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
143   + Option to prefer not using encryption
144   + Fix tracker connection error
145   + PEX is now configured globally
146   + Updated icon
147- OS X:
148   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
149   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
150   + Statistics window
151   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
152   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
153   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
154   + Sort by total activity
155   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
156   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
157   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
158   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
159- GTK+:
160   + Redesigned main window interface
161   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
162   + Torrent filtering
163   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
164   + Statistics window
165   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
166   + Various other interface additions and improvements
167- CLI:
168   + Restore `scrape' feature
169
1700.96 (2007/12/10)
171- All Platforms:
172   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
173   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
174- OS X:
175   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
176
1770.95 (2007/12/04)
178- All Platforms:
179   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
180   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
181   + Faster average upload speeds
182   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
183   + Fix memory corruption error
184   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
185- OS X:
186   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
187- GTK:
188   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
189
1900.94 (2007/11/25)
191- All Platforms:
192   + Faster average download speeds
193   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
194   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
195   + Fix portmapping crash
196   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
197   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
198   + Fix tracker redirect error
199   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
200
2010.93 (2007/11/12)
202- All Platforms:
203   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
204   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
205   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
206   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
207   + Consume less battery power on laptops
208   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
209
2100.92 (2007/11/05)
211- All Platforms:
212   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
213   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
214   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
215- OS X:
216   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
217   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
218- GTK:
219   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
220   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
221
2220.91 (2007/10/28)
223- All Platforms:
224   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
225   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
226   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
227   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
228   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
229   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
230- OS X:
231   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
232   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
233- GTK:
234   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
235   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
236
2370.90 (2007/10/23)
238- All Platforms:
239   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
240   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
241   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
242   + MSE Tracker Extension support
243   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
244- OS X:
245   + Per-torrent action menu
246   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
247   + Redesigned message log
248   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
249   + Sort and filter by tracker
250   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
251   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
252- GTK:
253   + Various interface improvements
254   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
255
2560.82 (2007/09/09)
257- All Platforms:
258   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
259   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
260   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
261   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
262   +  Other minor fixes
263
2640.81 (2007/08/22)
265- All Platforms:
266   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
267   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
268   + Clarify misleading error messages
269   + Fix memory leaks
270- OS X:
271   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
272   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
273- GTK:
274   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
275- CLI:
276   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
277   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
278
2790.80 (2007/08/07)
280 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
281 - Torrent file creation
282 - Speed and CPU load improvements
283 - Fix to UPnP
284 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
285 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
286 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
287 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
288 - OS X:
289   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
290   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
291   + More progress bar colors
292   + Various smaller interface improvements
293   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
294 - GTK:
295   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
296   + Added Update Tracker button
297   + Various smaller interface improvements
298
2990.72 (2007/04/30)
300 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
301 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
302
3030.71 (2007/04/23)
304 - Send port info when sending requests
305 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
306 - Add additional error messages and debug info
307 - Improved UPnP support
308 - OS X:
309   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
310   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
311   + Small interface adjustments
312
3130.70 (2007/04/18)
314 - New icon
315 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
316 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
317 - Multitracker support
318 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
319 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
320 - Automatic tracker scraping
321 - Cache connected peers
322 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
323 - OS X:
324   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
325   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
326   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
327     scheduled
328   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
329   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
330   + Filter and search bar
331   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
332   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
333   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
334   + Auto resizing of the main window
335   + Minimal view to take up less space
336   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
337   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
338   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
339   + Message log window
340   + New toolbar icons
341   + Built-in help files
342   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
343 - GTK+:
344   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
345     Finnish translations
346   + Message window
347   + Better window manager integration
348   + Add file view to properties dialog
349
3500.6.1 (2006/06/25)
351 - OS X:
352   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
353     appcast
354 - GTK+:
355   + Fixes drag-and-drop
356   + Adds Italian and French translations
357
3580.6 (2006/06/21)
359 - Ability to limit download rate
360 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
361 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
362 - Many bugfixes
363 - OS X:
364   + Reworked interface
365   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
366   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
367   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
368   + Extended Info Inspector
369   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
370 - GTK+:
371   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
372       add them to running copy
373   + Improved long filename handling
374
3750.5 (2006/02/11)
376 - Only uses one port for all torrents
377 - Rewritten choking algorithm
378 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
379 - New GTK+ interface
380 - New BeOS interface
381 - OS X: Dock badging
382 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
383 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
384 - OS X: Automatic check for update
385 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
386
3870.4 (2005/11/18)
388 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
389 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
390 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
391     User Agent field
392 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
393 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
394 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
395    "Reveal in Finder" button
396 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
397 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
398 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
399    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
400    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
401    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
402    when seeding
403
4040.3 (2005/10/19)
405 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
406 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
407 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
408 - Is nicer to the trackers
409 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
410 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
411 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
412 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
413 - OS X: Cleaner icon
414 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
415 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
416 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
417
4180.2 (2005/09/22)
419 - Bugfixes
420 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
421
4220.1 (2005/09/15)
423 - First version
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