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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
2
31.30 (2008/mm/dd)
4http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
5- All Platforms
6   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
7   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
8   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
9   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
10   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
11- Mac
12   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
13   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
14   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
15   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
16   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
17- GTK+
18   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
19- Daemon
20   + Redesigned & rewritten to use JSON over http
21
221.22 (2008/06/13)
23http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
24- All Platforms
25  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance.
26  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
27  + Minor man page fixes
28- GTK+
29  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
30  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
31  + Updated Czech, Español, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
32    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
33    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
34- CLI:
35  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
36
371.21 (2008/05/21)
38http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
39- All Platforms
40   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
41   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
42   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
43- Mac
44   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
45   + Italian localization included
46- GTK+
47   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
48     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
49
501.20 (2008/05/09)
51http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
52- All Platforms
53   + Support https tracker connections
54   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
55   + Better support of multitracker torrents
56   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
57   + Ability to reset global statistics
58   + Various bugfixes
59- Mac
60   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
61   + Updated Dock badge images
62- GTK+
63   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
64   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
65   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
66   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
67
681.11 (2008/04/04)
69- Mac
70   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
71   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
72   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
73- GTK+
74   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
75
761.10 (2008/03/28)
77- All Platforms
78   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
79   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
80   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
81   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
82- Mac
83   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
84   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
85   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
86   + Tracker tab in the inspector
87   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
88   + Updated images in the inspector
89   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
90   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
91- GTK+
92   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
93   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
94   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
95   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
96   + Tracker tab in the Details window
97   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
98   + Support KDE button ordering
99   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
100- Daemon
101   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
102
1031.06 (2008/02/26)
104- All Platforms:
105   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
106   + Use less CPU
107   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
108   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
109   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
110- GTK+
111   + Fix small memory leak
112   + GUI error when verifying local data
113- CLI:
114   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
115
1161.05 (2008/02/08)
117- All Platforms:
118   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
119   + Packaging improvements
120- Mac
121   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
122- GTK+
123   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
124   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
125   + Various interface and HIG improvements
126   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
127- Daemon
128   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
129   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
130
1311.04 (2008/01/31)
132- All Platforms:
133   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
134   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
135
1361.03 (2008/01/29)
137- All Platforms:
138   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
139   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
140   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
141   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
142   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
143- GTK+
144   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
145
1461.02 (2008/01/22)
147- All Platforms:
148   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
149   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
150   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
151   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
152- GTK+
153   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
154   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
155   + I18N fixes
156   + Updated Dutch translation
157   + Various other interface additions and improvements
158
1591.01 (2008/01/11)
160- All Platforms:
161   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
162   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
163   + Improve initial connection speed
164   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
165   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
166   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
167- OS X:
168   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
169   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
170   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
171- GTK+:
172   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
173   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
174
1751.00 (2008/01/04)
176- All Platforms:
177   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
178   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
179   + Option to prefer not using encryption
180   + Fix tracker connection error
181   + PEX is now configured globally
182   + Updated icon
183- OS X:
184   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
185   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
186   + Statistics window
187   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
188   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
189   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
190   + Sort by total activity
191   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
192   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
193   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
194   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
195- GTK+:
196   + Redesigned main window interface
197   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
198   + Torrent filtering
199   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
200   + Statistics window
201   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
202   + Various other interface additions and improvements
203- CLI:
204   + Restore `scrape' feature
205
2060.96 (2007/12/10)
207- All Platforms:
208   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
209   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
210- OS X:
211   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
212
2130.95 (2007/12/04)
214- All Platforms:
215   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
216   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
217   + Faster average upload speeds
218   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
219   + Fix memory corruption error
220   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
221- OS X:
222   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
223- GTK:
224   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
225
2260.94 (2007/11/25)
227- All Platforms:
228   + Faster average download speeds
229   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
230   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
231   + Fix portmapping crash
232   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
233   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
234   + Fix tracker redirect error
235   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
236
2370.93 (2007/11/12)
238- All Platforms:
239   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
240   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
241   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
242   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
243   + Consume less battery power on laptops
244   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
245
2460.92 (2007/11/05)
247- All Platforms:
248   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
249   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
250   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
251- OS X:
252   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
253   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
254- GTK:
255   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
256   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
257
2580.91 (2007/10/28)
259- All Platforms:
260   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
261   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
262   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
263   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
264   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
265   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
266- OS X:
267   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
268   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
269- GTK:
270   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
271   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
272
2730.90 (2007/10/23)
274- All Platforms:
275   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
276   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
277   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
278   + MSE Tracker Extension support
279   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
280- OS X:
281   + Per-torrent action menu
282   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
283   + Redesigned message log
284   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
285   + Sort and filter by tracker
286   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
287   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
288- GTK:
289   + Various interface improvements
290   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
291
2920.82 (2007/09/09)
293- All Platforms:
294   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
295   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
296   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
297   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
298   +  Other minor fixes
299
3000.81 (2007/08/22)
301- All Platforms:
302   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
303   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
304   + Clarify misleading error messages
305   + Fix memory leaks
306- OS X:
307   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
308   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
309- GTK:
310   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
311- CLI:
312   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
313   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
314
3150.80 (2007/08/07)
316 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
317 - Torrent file creation
318 - Speed and CPU load improvements
319 - Fix to UPnP
320 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
321 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
322 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
323 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
324 - OS X:
325   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
326   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
327   + More progress bar colors
328   + Various smaller interface improvements
329   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
330 - GTK:
331   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
332   + Added Update Tracker button
333   + Various smaller interface improvements
334
3350.72 (2007/04/30)
336 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
337 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
338
3390.71 (2007/04/23)
340 - Send port info when sending requests
341 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
342 - Add additional error messages and debug info
343 - Improved UPnP support
344 - OS X:
345   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
346   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
347   + Small interface adjustments
348
3490.70 (2007/04/18)
350 - New icon
351 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
352 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
353 - Multitracker support
354 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
355 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
356 - Automatic tracker scraping
357 - Cache connected peers
358 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
359 - OS X:
360   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
361   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
362   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
363     scheduled
364   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
365   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
366   + Filter and search bar
367   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
368   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
369   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
370   + Auto resizing of the main window
371   + Minimal view to take up less space
372   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
373   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
374   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
375   + Message log window
376   + New toolbar icons
377   + Built-in help files
378   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
379 - GTK+:
380   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
381     Finnish translations
382   + Message window
383   + Better window manager integration
384   + Add file view to properties dialog
385
3860.6.1 (2006/06/25)
387 - OS X:
388   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
389     appcast
390 - GTK+:
391   + Fixes drag-and-drop
392   + Adds Italian and French translations
393
3940.6 (2006/06/21)
395 - Ability to limit download rate
396 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
397 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
398 - Many bugfixes
399 - OS X:
400   + Reworked interface
401   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
402   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
403   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
404   + Extended Info Inspector
405   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
406 - GTK+:
407   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
408       add them to running copy
409   + Improved long filename handling
410
4110.5 (2006/02/11)
412 - Only uses one port for all torrents
413 - Rewritten choking algorithm
414 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
415 - New GTK+ interface
416 - New BeOS interface
417 - OS X: Dock badging
418 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
419 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
420 - OS X: Automatic check for update
421 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
422
4230.4 (2005/11/18)
424 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
425 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
426 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
427     User Agent field
428 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
429 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
430 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
431    "Reveal in Finder" button
432 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
433 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
434 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
435    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
436    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
437    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
438    when seeding
439
4400.3 (2005/10/19)
441 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
442 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
443 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
444 - Is nicer to the trackers
445 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
446 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
447 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
448 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
449 - OS X: Cleaner icon
450 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
451 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
452 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
453
4540.2 (2005/09/22)
455 - Bugfixes
456 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
457
4580.1 (2005/09/15)
459 - First version
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