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update NEWS; small changes that happen to be on my local copy

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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   + Restructuring of remote access
12- Mac
13   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
14   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
15   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
16   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
17   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
18- GTK+
19   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
20- Daemon
21   + Redesigned & rewritten to use JSON over http
22
231.22 (2008/06/13)
24http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
25- All Platforms
26  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
27  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
28  + Minor man page fixes
29- Mac
30  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
31- GTK+
32  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
33  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
34  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
35    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
36    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
37- CLI:
38  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
39
401.21 (2008/05/21)
41http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
42- All Platforms
43   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
44   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
45   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
46- Mac
47   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
48   + Italian localization included
49- GTK+
50   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
51     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
52
531.20 (2008/05/09)
54http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
55- All Platforms
56   + Support https tracker connections
57   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
58   + Better support of multitracker torrents
59   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
60   + Ability to reset global statistics
61   + Various bugfixes
62- Mac
63   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
64   + Updated Dock badge images
65- GTK+
66   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
67   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
68   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
69   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
70
711.11 (2008/04/04)
72- Mac
73   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
74   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
75   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
76- GTK+
77   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
78
791.10 (2008/03/28)
80- All Platforms
81   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
82   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
83   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
84   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
85- Mac
86   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
87   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
88   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
89   + Tracker tab in the inspector
90   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
91   + Updated images in the inspector
92   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
93   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
94- GTK+
95   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
96   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
97   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
98   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
99   + Tracker tab in the Details window
100   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
101   + Support KDE button ordering
102   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
103- Daemon
104   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
105
1061.06 (2008/02/26)
107- All Platforms:
108   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
109   + Use less CPU
110   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
111   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
112   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
113- GTK+
114   + Fix small memory leak
115   + GUI error when verifying local data
116- CLI:
117   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
118
1191.05 (2008/02/08)
120- All Platforms:
121   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
122   + Packaging improvements
123- Mac
124   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
125- GTK+
126   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
127   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
128   + Various interface and HIG improvements
129   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
130- Daemon
131   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
132   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
133
1341.04 (2008/01/31)
135- All Platforms:
136   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
137   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
138
1391.03 (2008/01/29)
140- All Platforms:
141   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
142   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
143   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
144   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
145   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
146- GTK+
147   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
148
1491.02 (2008/01/22)
150- All Platforms:
151   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
152   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
153   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
154   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
155- GTK+
156   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
157   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
158   + I18N fixes
159   + Updated Dutch translation
160   + Various other interface additions and improvements
161
1621.01 (2008/01/11)
163- All Platforms:
164   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
165   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
166   + Improve initial connection speed
167   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
168   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
169   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
170- OS X:
171   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
172   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
173   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
174- GTK+:
175   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
176   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
177
1781.00 (2008/01/04)
179- All Platforms:
180   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
181   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
182   + Option to prefer not using encryption
183   + Fix tracker connection error
184   + PEX is now configured globally
185   + Updated icon
186- OS X:
187   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
188   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
189   + Statistics window
190   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
191   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
192   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
193   + Sort by total activity
194   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
195   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
196   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
197   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
198- GTK+:
199   + Redesigned main window interface
200   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
201   + Torrent filtering
202   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
203   + Statistics window
204   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
205   + Various other interface additions and improvements
206- CLI:
207   + Restore `scrape' feature
208
2090.96 (2007/12/10)
210- All Platforms:
211   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
212   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
213- OS X:
214   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
215
2160.95 (2007/12/04)
217- All Platforms:
218   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
219   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
220   + Faster average upload speeds
221   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
222   + Fix memory corruption error
223   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
224- OS X:
225   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
226- GTK:
227   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
228
2290.94 (2007/11/25)
230- All Platforms:
231   + Faster average download speeds
232   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
233   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
234   + Fix portmapping crash
235   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
236   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
237   + Fix tracker redirect error
238   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
239
2400.93 (2007/11/12)
241- All Platforms:
242   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
243   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
244   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
245   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
246   + Consume less battery power on laptops
247   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
248
2490.92 (2007/11/05)
250- All Platforms:
251   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
252   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
253   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
254- OS X:
255   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
256   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
257- GTK:
258   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
259   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
260
2610.91 (2007/10/28)
262- All Platforms:
263   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
264   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
265   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
266   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
267   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
268   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
269- OS X:
270   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
271   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
272- GTK:
273   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
274   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
275
2760.90 (2007/10/23)
277- All Platforms:
278   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
279   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
280   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
281   + MSE Tracker Extension support
282   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
283- OS X:
284   + Per-torrent action menu
285   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
286   + Redesigned message log
287   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
288   + Sort and filter by tracker
289   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
290   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
291- GTK:
292   + Various interface improvements
293   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
294
2950.82 (2007/09/09)
296- All Platforms:
297   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
298   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
299   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
300   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
301   +  Other minor fixes
302
3030.81 (2007/08/22)
304- All Platforms:
305   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
306   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
307   + Clarify misleading error messages
308   + Fix memory leaks
309- OS X:
310   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
311   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
312- GTK:
313   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
314- CLI:
315   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
316   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
317
3180.80 (2007/08/07)
319 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
320 - Torrent file creation
321 - Speed and CPU load improvements
322 - Fix to UPnP
323 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
324 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
325 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
326 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
327 - OS X:
328   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
329   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
330   + More progress bar colors
331   + Various smaller interface improvements
332   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
333 - GTK:
334   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
335   + Added Update Tracker button
336   + Various smaller interface improvements
337
3380.72 (2007/04/30)
339 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
340 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
341
3420.71 (2007/04/23)
343 - Send port info when sending requests
344 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
345 - Add additional error messages and debug info
346 - Improved UPnP support
347 - OS X:
348   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
349   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
350   + Small interface adjustments
351
3520.70 (2007/04/18)
353 - New icon
354 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
355 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
356 - Multitracker support
357 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
358 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
359 - Automatic tracker scraping
360 - Cache connected peers
361 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
362 - OS X:
363   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
364   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
365   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
366     scheduled
367   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
368   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
369   + Filter and search bar
370   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
371   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
372   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
373   + Auto resizing of the main window
374   + Minimal view to take up less space
375   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
376   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
377   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
378   + Message log window
379   + New toolbar icons
380   + Built-in help files
381   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
382 - GTK+:
383   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
384     Finnish translations
385   + Message window
386   + Better window manager integration
387   + Add file view to properties dialog
388
3890.6.1 (2006/06/25)
390 - OS X:
391   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
392     appcast
393 - GTK+:
394   + Fixes drag-and-drop
395   + Adds Italian and French translations
396
3970.6 (2006/06/21)
398 - Ability to limit download rate
399 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
400 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
401 - Many bugfixes
402 - OS X:
403   + Reworked interface
404   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
405   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
406   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
407   + Extended Info Inspector
408   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
409 - GTK+:
410   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
411       add them to running copy
412   + Improved long filename handling
413
4140.5 (2006/02/11)
415 - Only uses one port for all torrents
416 - Rewritten choking algorithm
417 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
418 - New GTK+ interface
419 - New BeOS interface
420 - OS X: Dock badging
421 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
422 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
423 - OS X: Automatic check for update
424 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
425
4260.4 (2005/11/18)
427 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
428 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
429 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
430     User Agent field
431 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
432 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
433 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
434    "Reveal in Finder" button
435 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
436 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
437 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
438    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
439    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
440    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
441    when seeding
442
4430.3 (2005/10/19)
444 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
445 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
446 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
447 - Is nicer to the trackers
448 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
449 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
450 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
451 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
452 - OS X: Cleaner icon
453 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
454 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
455 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
456
4570.2 (2005/09/22)
458 - Bugfixes
459 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
460
4610.1 (2005/09/15)
462 - First version
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