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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
2
31.22 (2008/06/xx)
4http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22&order=severity
5- All Platforms
6  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance.
7  + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
8  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
9  + Minor fixes to the man pages
10- GTK+
11  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
12  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
13  + Updated Czech, Español, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
14    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
15    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
16- CLI:
17  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
18
191.21 (2008/05/21)
20http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21&order=severity
21- All Platforms
22   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
23   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
24   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
25- Mac
26   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
27   + Italian localization included
28- GTK+
29   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
30     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
31
321.20 (2008/05/09)
33http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20&order=severity
34- All Platforms
35   + Support https tracker connections
36   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
37   + Better support of multitracker torrents
38   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
39   + Ability to reset global statistics
40   + Various bugfixes
41- Mac
42   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
43   + Updated Dock badge images
44- GTK+
45   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
46   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
47   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
48   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
49
501.11 (2008/04/04)
51- Mac
52   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
53   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
54   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
55- GTK+
56   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
57
581.10 (2008/03/28)
59- All Platforms
60   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
61   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
62   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
63   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
64- Mac
65   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
66   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
67   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
68   + Tracker tab in the inspector
69   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
70   + Updated images in the inspector
71   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
72   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
73- GTK+
74   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
75   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
76   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
77   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
78   + Tracker tab in the Details window
79   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
80   + Support KDE button ordering
81   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
82- Daemon
83   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
84
851.06 (2008/02/26)
86- All Platforms:
87   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
88   + Use less CPU
89   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
90   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
91   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
92- GTK+
93   + Fix small memory leak
94   + GUI error when verifying local data
95- CLI:
96   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
97
981.05 (2008/02/08)
99- All Platforms:
100   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
101   + Packaging improvements
102- Mac
103   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
104- GTK+
105   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
106   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
107   + Various interface and HIG improvements
108   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
109- Daemon
110   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
111   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
112
1131.04 (2008/01/31)
114- All Platforms:
115   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
116   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
117
1181.03 (2008/01/29)
119- All Platforms:
120   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
121   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
122   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
123   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
124   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
125- GTK+
126   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
127
1281.02 (2008/01/22)
129- All Platforms:
130   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
131   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
132   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
133   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
134- GTK+
135   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
136   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
137   + I18N fixes
138   + Updated Dutch translation
139   + Various other interface additions and improvements
140
1411.01 (2008/01/11)
142- All Platforms:
143   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
144   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
145   + Improve initial connection speed
146   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
147   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
148   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
149- OS X:
150   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
151   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
152   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
153- GTK+:
154   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
155   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
156
1571.00 (2008/01/04)
158- All Platforms:
159   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
160   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
161   + Option to prefer not using encryption
162   + Fix tracker connection error
163   + PEX is now configured globally
164   + Updated icon
165- OS X:
166   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
167   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
168   + Statistics window
169   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
170   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
171   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
172   + Sort by total activity
173   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
174   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
175   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
176   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
177- GTK+:
178   + Redesigned main window interface
179   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
180   + Torrent filtering
181   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
182   + Statistics window
183   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
184   + Various other interface additions and improvements
185- CLI:
186   + Restore `scrape' feature
187
1880.96 (2007/12/10)
189- All Platforms:
190   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
191   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
192- OS X:
193   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
194
1950.95 (2007/12/04)
196- All Platforms:
197   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
198   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
199   + Faster average upload speeds
200   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
201   + Fix memory corruption error
202   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
203- OS X:
204   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
205- GTK:
206   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
207
2080.94 (2007/11/25)
209- All Platforms:
210   + Faster average download speeds
211   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
212   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
213   + Fix portmapping crash
214   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
215   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
216   + Fix tracker redirect error
217   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
218
2190.93 (2007/11/12)
220- All Platforms:
221   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
222   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
223   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
224   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
225   + Consume less battery power on laptops
226   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
227
2280.92 (2007/11/05)
229- All Platforms:
230   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
231   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
232   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
233- OS X:
234   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
235   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
236- GTK:
237   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
238   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
239
2400.91 (2007/10/28)
241- All Platforms:
242   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
243   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
244   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
245   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
246   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
247   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
248- OS X:
249   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
250   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
251- GTK:
252   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
253   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
254
2550.90 (2007/10/23)
256- All Platforms:
257   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
258   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
259   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
260   + MSE Tracker Extension support
261   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
262- OS X:
263   + Per-torrent action menu
264   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
265   + Redesigned message log
266   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
267   + Sort and filter by tracker
268   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
269   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
270- GTK:
271   + Various interface improvements
272   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
273
2740.82 (2007/09/09)
275- All Platforms:
276   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
277   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
278   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
279   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
280   +  Other minor fixes
281
2820.81 (2007/08/22)
283- All Platforms:
284   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
285   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
286   + Clarify misleading error messages
287   + Fix memory leaks
288- OS X:
289   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
290   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
291- GTK:
292   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
293- CLI:
294   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
295   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
296
2970.80 (2007/08/07)
298 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
299 - Torrent file creation
300 - Speed and CPU load improvements
301 - Fix to UPnP
302 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
303 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
304 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
305 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
306 - OS X:
307   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
308   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
309   + More progress bar colors
310   + Various smaller interface improvements
311   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
312 - GTK:
313   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
314   + Added Update Tracker button
315   + Various smaller interface improvements
316
3170.72 (2007/04/30)
318 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
319 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
320
3210.71 (2007/04/23)
322 - Send port info when sending requests
323 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
324 - Add additional error messages and debug info
325 - Improved UPnP support
326 - OS X:
327   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
328   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
329   + Small interface adjustments
330
3310.70 (2007/04/18)
332 - New icon
333 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
334 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
335 - Multitracker support
336 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
337 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
338 - Automatic tracker scraping
339 - Cache connected peers
340 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
341 - OS X:
342   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
343   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
344   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
345     scheduled
346   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
347   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
348   + Filter and search bar
349   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
350   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
351   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
352   + Auto resizing of the main window
353   + Minimal view to take up less space
354   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
355   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
356   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
357   + Message log window
358   + New toolbar icons
359   + Built-in help files
360   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
361 - GTK+:
362   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
363     Finnish translations
364   + Message window
365   + Better window manager integration
366   + Add file view to properties dialog
367
3680.6.1 (2006/06/25)
369 - OS X:
370   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
371     appcast
372 - GTK+:
373   + Fixes drag-and-drop
374   + Adds Italian and French translations
375
3760.6 (2006/06/21)
377 - Ability to limit download rate
378 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
379 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
380 - Many bugfixes
381 - OS X:
382   + Reworked interface
383   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
384   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
385   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
386   + Extended Info Inspector
387   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
388 - GTK+:
389   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
390       add them to running copy
391   + Improved long filename handling
392
3930.5 (2006/02/11)
394 - Only uses one port for all torrents
395 - Rewritten choking algorithm
396 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
397 - New GTK+ interface
398 - New BeOS interface
399 - OS X: Dock badging
400 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
401 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
402 - OS X: Automatic check for update
403 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
404
4050.4 (2005/11/18)
406 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
407 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
408 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
409     User Agent field
410 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
411 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
412 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
413    "Reveal in Finder" button
414 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
415 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
416 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
417    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
418    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
419    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
420    when seeding
421
4220.3 (2005/10/19)
423 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
424 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
425 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
426 - Is nicer to the trackers
427 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
428 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
429 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
430 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
431 - OS X: Cleaner icon
432 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
433 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
434 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
435
4360.2 (2005/09/22)
437 - Bugfixes
438 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
439
4400.1 (2005/09/15)
441 - First version
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