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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
2
31.30 (2008/08/05)
4http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
5- All Platforms
6   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
7   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
8   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
9   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
10   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
11   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
12   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
13- Daemon
14   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
15   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
16- Mac
17   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
18   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
19   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
20   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
21   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
22   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
23   + Turkish localization
24- GTK+
25   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
26   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
27
281.22 (2008/06/13)
29http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
30- All Platforms
31  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
32  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
33  + Minor man page fixes
34- Mac
35  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
36- GTK+
37  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
38  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
39  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
40    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
41    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
42- CLI:
43  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
44
451.21 (2008/05/21)
46http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
47- All Platforms
48   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
49   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
50   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
51- Mac
52   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
53   + Italian localization included
54- GTK+
55   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
56     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
57
581.20 (2008/05/09)
59http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
60- All Platforms
61   + Support https tracker connections
62   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
63   + Better support of multitracker torrents
64   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
65   + Ability to reset global statistics
66   + Various bugfixes
67- Mac
68   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
69   + Updated Dock badge images
70- GTK+
71   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
72   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
73   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
74   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
75
761.11 (2008/04/04)
77- Mac
78   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
79   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
80   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
81- GTK+
82   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
83
841.10 (2008/03/28)
85- All Platforms
86   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
87   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
88   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
89   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
90- Mac
91   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
92   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
93   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
94   + Tracker tab in the inspector
95   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
96   + Updated images in the inspector
97   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
98   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
99- GTK+
100   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
101   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
102   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
103   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
104   + Tracker tab in the Details window
105   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
106   + Support KDE button ordering
107   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
108- Daemon
109   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
110
1111.06 (2008/02/26)
112- All Platforms:
113   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
114   + Use less CPU
115   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
116   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
117   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
118- GTK+
119   + Fix small memory leak
120   + GUI error when verifying local data
121- CLI:
122   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
123
1241.05 (2008/02/08)
125- All Platforms:
126   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
127   + Packaging improvements
128- Mac
129   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
130- GTK+
131   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
132   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
133   + Various interface and HIG improvements
134   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
135- Daemon
136   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
137   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
138
1391.04 (2008/01/31)
140- All Platforms:
141   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
142   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
143
1441.03 (2008/01/29)
145- All Platforms:
146   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
147   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
148   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
149   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
150   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
151- GTK+
152   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
153
1541.02 (2008/01/22)
155- All Platforms:
156   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
157   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
158   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
159   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
160- GTK+
161   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
162   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
163   + I18N fixes
164   + Updated Dutch translation
165   + Various other interface additions and improvements
166
1671.01 (2008/01/11)
168- All Platforms:
169   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
170   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
171   + Improve initial connection speed
172   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
173   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
174   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
175- OS X:
176   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
177   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
178   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
179- GTK+:
180   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
181   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
182
1831.00 (2008/01/04)
184- All Platforms:
185   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
186   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
187   + Option to prefer not using encryption
188   + Fix tracker connection error
189   + PEX is now configured globally
190   + Updated icon
191- OS X:
192   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
193   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
194   + Statistics window
195   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
196   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
197   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
198   + Sort by total activity
199   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
200   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
201   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
202   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
203- GTK+:
204   + Redesigned main window interface
205   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
206   + Torrent filtering
207   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
208   + Statistics window
209   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
210   + Various other interface additions and improvements
211- CLI:
212   + Restore `scrape' feature
213
2140.96 (2007/12/10)
215- All Platforms:
216   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
217   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
218- OS X:
219   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
220
2210.95 (2007/12/04)
222- All Platforms:
223   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
224   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
225   + Faster average upload speeds
226   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
227   + Fix memory corruption error
228   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
229- OS X:
230   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
231- GTK:
232   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
233
2340.94 (2007/11/25)
235- All Platforms:
236   + Faster average download speeds
237   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
238   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
239   + Fix portmapping crash
240   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
241   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
242   + Fix tracker redirect error
243   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
244
2450.93 (2007/11/12)
246- All Platforms:
247   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
248   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
249   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
250   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
251   + Consume less battery power on laptops
252   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
253
2540.92 (2007/11/05)
255- All Platforms:
256   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
257   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
258   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
259- OS X:
260   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
261   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
262- GTK:
263   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
264   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
265
2660.91 (2007/10/28)
267- All Platforms:
268   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
269   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
270   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
271   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
272   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
273   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
274- OS X:
275   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
276   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
277- GTK:
278   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
279   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
280
2810.90 (2007/10/23)
282- All Platforms:
283   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
284   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
285   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
286   + MSE Tracker Extension support
287   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
288- OS X:
289   + Per-torrent action menu
290   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
291   + Redesigned message log
292   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
293   + Sort and filter by tracker
294   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
295   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
296- GTK:
297   + Various interface improvements
298   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
299
3000.82 (2007/09/09)
301- All Platforms:
302   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
303   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
304   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
305   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
306   +  Other minor fixes
307
3080.81 (2007/08/22)
309- All Platforms:
310   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
311   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
312   + Clarify misleading error messages
313   + Fix memory leaks
314- OS X:
315   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
316   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
317- GTK:
318   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
319- CLI:
320   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
321   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
322
3230.80 (2007/08/07)
324 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
325 - Torrent file creation
326 - Speed and CPU load improvements
327 - Fix to UPnP
328 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
329 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
330 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
331 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
332 - OS X:
333   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
334   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
335   + More progress bar colors
336   + Various smaller interface improvements
337   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
338 - GTK:
339   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
340   + Added Update Tracker button
341   + Various smaller interface improvements
342
3430.72 (2007/04/30)
344 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
345 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
346
3470.71 (2007/04/23)
348 - Send port info when sending requests
349 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
350 - Add additional error messages and debug info
351 - Improved UPnP support
352 - OS X:
353   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
354   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
355   + Small interface adjustments
356
3570.70 (2007/04/18)
358 - New icon
359 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
360 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
361 - Multitracker support
362 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
363 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
364 - Automatic tracker scraping
365 - Cache connected peers
366 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
367 - OS X:
368   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
369   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
370   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
371     scheduled
372   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
373   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
374   + Filter and search bar
375   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
376   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
377   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
378   + Auto resizing of the main window
379   + Minimal view to take up less space
380   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
381   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
382   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
383   + Message log window
384   + New toolbar icons
385   + Built-in help files
386   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
387 - GTK+:
388   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
389     Finnish translations
390   + Message window
391   + Better window manager integration
392   + Add file view to properties dialog
393
3940.6.1 (2006/06/25)
395 - OS X:
396   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
397     appcast
398 - GTK+:
399   + Fixes drag-and-drop
400   + Adds Italian and French translations
401
4020.6 (2006/06/21)
403 - Ability to limit download rate
404 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
405 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
406 - Many bugfixes
407 - OS X:
408   + Reworked interface
409   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
410   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
411   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
412   + Extended Info Inspector
413   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
414 - GTK+:
415   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
416       add them to running copy
417   + Improved long filename handling
418
4190.5 (2006/02/11)
420 - Only uses one port for all torrents
421 - Rewritten choking algorithm
422 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
423 - New GTK+ interface
424 - New BeOS interface
425 - OS X: Dock badging
426 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
427 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
428 - OS X: Automatic check for update
429 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
430
4310.4 (2005/11/18)
432 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
433 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
434 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
435     User Agent field
436 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
437 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
438 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
439    "Reveal in Finder" button
440 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
441 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
442 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
443    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
444    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
445    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
446    when seeding
447
4480.3 (2005/10/19)
449 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
450 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
451 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
452 - Is nicer to the trackers
453 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
454 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
455 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
456 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
457 - OS X: Cleaner icon
458 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
459 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
460 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
461
4620.2 (2005/09/22)
463 - Bugfixes
464 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
465
4660.1 (2005/09/15)
467 - First version
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