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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&order=severity
5- All Platforms
6   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
7   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in .torrent files more gracefully
8   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
9- Mac
10   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
11   + Italian localization included
12- GTK+
13   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
14     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
15
161.20 (2008/05/09)
17http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20&order=severity
18- All Platforms
19   + Support https tracker connections
20   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
21   + Better support of multitracker torrents
22   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
23   + Ability to reset global statistics
24   + Various bugfixes
25- Mac
26   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
27   + Updated Dock badge images
28- GTK+
29   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
30   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
31   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
32   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
33
341.11 (2008/04/04)
35- Mac
36   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
37   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
38   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
39- GTK+
40   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
41
421.10 (2008/03/28)
43- All Platforms
44   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
45   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
46   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
47   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
48- Mac
49   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
50   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
51   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
52   + Tracker tab in the inspector
53   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
54   + Updated images in the inspector
55   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
56   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
57- GTK+
58   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
59   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
60   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
61   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
62   + Tracker tab in the Details window
63   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
64   + Support KDE button ordering
65   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
66- Daemon
67   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
68
691.06 (2008/02/26)
70- All Platforms:
71   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
72   + Use less CPU
73   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
74   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
75   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
76- GTK+
77   + Fix small memory leak
78   + GUI error when verifying local data
79- CLI:
80   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
81
821.05 (2008/02/08)
83- All Platforms:
84   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
85   + Packaging improvements
86- Mac
87   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
88- GTK+
89   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
90   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
91   + Various interface and HIG improvements
92   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
93- Daemon
94   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
95   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
96
971.04 (2008/01/31)
98- All Platforms:
99   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
100   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
101
1021.03 (2008/01/29)
103- All Platforms:
104   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
105   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
106   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
107   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
108   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
109- GTK+
110   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
111
1121.02 (2008/01/22)
113- All Platforms:
114   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
115   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
116   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
117   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
118- GTK+
119   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
120   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
121   + I18N fixes
122   + Updated Dutch translation
123   + Various other interface additions and improvements
124
1251.01 (2008/01/11)
126- All Platforms:
127   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
128   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
129   + Improve initial connection speed
130   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
131   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
132   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
133- OS X:
134   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
135   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
136   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
137- GTK+:
138   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
139   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
140
1411.00 (2008/01/04)
142- All Platforms:
143   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
144   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
145   + Option to prefer not using encryption
146   + Fix tracker connection error
147   + PEX is now configured globally
148   + Updated icon
149- OS X:
150   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
151   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
152   + Statistics window
153   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
154   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
155   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
156   + Sort by total activity
157   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
158   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
159   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
160   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
161- GTK+:
162   + Redesigned main window interface
163   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
164   + Torrent filtering
165   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
166   + Statistics window
167   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
168   + Various other interface additions and improvements
169- CLI:
170   + Restore `scrape' feature
171
1720.96 (2007/12/10)
173- All Platforms:
174   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
175   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
176- OS X:
177   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
178
1790.95 (2007/12/04)
180- All Platforms:
181   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
182   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
183   + Faster average upload speeds
184   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
185   + Fix memory corruption error
186   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
187- OS X:
188   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
189- GTK:
190   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
191
1920.94 (2007/11/25)
193- All Platforms:
194   + Faster average download speeds
195   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
196   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
197   + Fix portmapping crash
198   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
199   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
200   + Fix tracker redirect error
201   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
202
2030.93 (2007/11/12)
204- All Platforms:
205   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
206   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
207   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
208   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
209   + Consume less battery power on laptops
210   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
211
2120.92 (2007/11/05)
213- All Platforms:
214   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
215   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
216   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
217- OS X:
218   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
219   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
220- GTK:
221   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
222   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
223
2240.91 (2007/10/28)
225- All Platforms:
226   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
227   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
228   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
229   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
230   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
231   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
232- OS X:
233   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
234   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
235- GTK:
236   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
237   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
238
2390.90 (2007/10/23)
240- All Platforms:
241   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
242   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
243   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
244   + MSE Tracker Extension support
245   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
246- OS X:
247   + Per-torrent action menu
248   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
249   + Redesigned message log
250   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
251   + Sort and filter by tracker
252   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
253   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
254- GTK:
255   + Various interface improvements
256   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
257
2580.82 (2007/09/09)
259- All Platforms:
260   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
261   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
262   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
263   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
264   +  Other minor fixes
265
2660.81 (2007/08/22)
267- All Platforms:
268   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
269   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
270   + Clarify misleading error messages
271   + Fix memory leaks
272- OS X:
273   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
274   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
275- GTK:
276   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
277- CLI:
278   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
279   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
280
2810.80 (2007/08/07)
282 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
283 - Torrent file creation
284 - Speed and CPU load improvements
285 - Fix to UPnP
286 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
287 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
288 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
289 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
290 - OS X:
291   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
292   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
293   + More progress bar colors
294   + Various smaller interface improvements
295   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
296 - GTK:
297   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
298   + Added Update Tracker button
299   + Various smaller interface improvements
300
3010.72 (2007/04/30)
302 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
303 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
304
3050.71 (2007/04/23)
306 - Send port info when sending requests
307 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
308 - Add additional error messages and debug info
309 - Improved UPnP support
310 - OS X:
311   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
312   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
313   + Small interface adjustments
314
3150.70 (2007/04/18)
316 - New icon
317 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
318 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
319 - Multitracker support
320 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
321 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
322 - Automatic tracker scraping
323 - Cache connected peers
324 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
325 - OS X:
326   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
327   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
328   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
329     scheduled
330   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
331   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
332   + Filter and search bar
333   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
334   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
335   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
336   + Auto resizing of the main window
337   + Minimal view to take up less space
338   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
339   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
340   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
341   + Message log window
342   + New toolbar icons
343   + Built-in help files
344   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
345 - GTK+:
346   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
347     Finnish translations
348   + Message window
349   + Better window manager integration
350   + Add file view to properties dialog
351
3520.6.1 (2006/06/25)
353 - OS X:
354   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
355     appcast
356 - GTK+:
357   + Fixes drag-and-drop
358   + Adds Italian and French translations
359
3600.6 (2006/06/21)
361 - Ability to limit download rate
362 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
363 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
364 - Many bugfixes
365 - OS X:
366   + Reworked interface
367   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
368   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
369   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
370   + Extended Info Inspector
371   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
372 - GTK+:
373   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
374       add them to running copy
375   + Improved long filename handling
376
3770.5 (2006/02/11)
378 - Only uses one port for all torrents
379 - Rewritten choking algorithm
380 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
381 - New GTK+ interface
382 - New BeOS interface
383 - OS X: Dock badging
384 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
385 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
386 - OS X: Automatic check for update
387 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
388
3890.4 (2005/11/18)
390 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
391 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
392 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
393     User Agent field
394 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
395 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
396 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
397    "Reveal in Finder" button
398 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
399 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
400 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
401    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
402    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
403    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
404    when seeding
405
4060.3 (2005/10/19)
407 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
408 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
409 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
410 - Is nicer to the trackers
411 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
412 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
413 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
414 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
415 - OS X: Cleaner icon
416 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
417 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
418 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
419
4200.2 (2005/09/22)
421 - Bugfixes
422 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
423
4240.1 (2005/09/15)
425 - First version
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