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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   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
27   + Dozens of updated translations
28
291.22 (2008/06/13)
30http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
31- All Platforms
32  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
33  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
34  + Minor man page fixes
35- Mac
36  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
37- GTK+
38  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
39  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
40  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
41    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
42    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
43- CLI:
44  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
45
461.21 (2008/05/21)
47http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
48- All Platforms
49   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
50   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
51   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
52- Mac
53   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
54   + Italian localization included
55- GTK+
56   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
57     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
58
591.20 (2008/05/09)
60http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
61- All Platforms
62   + Support https tracker connections
63   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
64   + Better support of multitracker torrents
65   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
66   + Ability to reset global statistics
67   + Various bugfixes
68- Mac
69   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
70   + Updated Dock badge images
71- GTK+
72   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
73   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
74   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
75   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
76
771.11 (2008/04/04)
78- Mac
79   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
80   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
81   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
82- GTK+
83   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
84
851.10 (2008/03/28)
86- All Platforms
87   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
88   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
89   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
90   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
91- Mac
92   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
93   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
94   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
95   + Tracker tab in the inspector
96   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
97   + Updated images in the inspector
98   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
99   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
100- GTK+
101   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
102   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
103   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
104   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
105   + Tracker tab in the Details window
106   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
107   + Support KDE button ordering
108   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
109- Daemon
110   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
111
1121.06 (2008/02/26)
113- All Platforms:
114   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
115   + Use less CPU
116   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
117   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
118   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
119- GTK+
120   + Fix small memory leak
121   + GUI error when verifying local data
122- CLI:
123   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
124
1251.05 (2008/02/08)
126- All Platforms:
127   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
128   + Packaging improvements
129- Mac
130   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
131- GTK+
132   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
133   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
134   + Various interface and HIG improvements
135   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
136- Daemon
137   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
138   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
139
1401.04 (2008/01/31)
141- All Platforms:
142   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
143   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
144
1451.03 (2008/01/29)
146- All Platforms:
147   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
148   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
149   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
150   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
151   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
152- GTK+
153   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
154
1551.02 (2008/01/22)
156- All Platforms:
157   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
158   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
159   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
160   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
161- GTK+
162   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
163   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
164   + I18N fixes
165   + Updated Dutch translation
166   + Various other interface additions and improvements
167
1681.01 (2008/01/11)
169- All Platforms:
170   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
171   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
172   + Improve initial connection speed
173   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
174   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
175   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
176- OS X:
177   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
178   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
179   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
180- GTK+:
181   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
182   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
183
1841.00 (2008/01/04)
185- All Platforms:
186   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
187   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
188   + Option to prefer not using encryption
189   + Fix tracker connection error
190   + PEX is now configured globally
191   + Updated icon
192- OS X:
193   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
194   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
195   + Statistics window
196   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
197   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
198   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
199   + Sort by total activity
200   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
201   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
202   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
203   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
204- GTK+:
205   + Redesigned main window interface
206   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
207   + Torrent filtering
208   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
209   + Statistics window
210   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
211   + Various other interface additions and improvements
212- CLI:
213   + Restore `scrape' feature
214
2150.96 (2007/12/10)
216- All Platforms:
217   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
218   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
219- OS X:
220   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
221
2220.95 (2007/12/04)
223- All Platforms:
224   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
225   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
226   + Faster average upload speeds
227   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
228   + Fix memory corruption error
229   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
230- OS X:
231   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
232- GTK:
233   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
234
2350.94 (2007/11/25)
236- All Platforms:
237   + Faster average download speeds
238   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
239   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
240   + Fix portmapping crash
241   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
242   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
243   + Fix tracker redirect error
244   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
245
2460.93 (2007/11/12)
247- All Platforms:
248   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
249   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
250   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
251   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
252   + Consume less battery power on laptops
253   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
254
2550.92 (2007/11/05)
256- All Platforms:
257   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
258   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
259   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
260- OS X:
261   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
262   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
263- GTK:
264   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
265   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
266
2670.91 (2007/10/28)
268- All Platforms:
269   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
270   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
271   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
272   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
273   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
274   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
275- OS X:
276   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
277   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
278- GTK:
279   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
280   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
281
2820.90 (2007/10/23)
283- All Platforms:
284   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
285   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
286   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
287   + MSE Tracker Extension support
288   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
289- OS X:
290   + Per-torrent action menu
291   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
292   + Redesigned message log
293   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
294   + Sort and filter by tracker
295   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
296   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
297- GTK:
298   + Various interface improvements
299   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
300
3010.82 (2007/09/09)
302- All Platforms:
303   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
304   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
305   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
306   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
307   +  Other minor fixes
308
3090.81 (2007/08/22)
310- All Platforms:
311   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
312   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
313   + Clarify misleading error messages
314   + Fix memory leaks
315- OS X:
316   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
317   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
318- GTK:
319   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
320- CLI:
321   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
322   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
323
3240.80 (2007/08/07)
325 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
326 - Torrent file creation
327 - Speed and CPU load improvements
328 - Fix to UPnP
329 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
330 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
331 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
332 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
333 - OS X:
334   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
335   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
336   + More progress bar colors
337   + Various smaller interface improvements
338   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
339 - GTK:
340   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
341   + Added Update Tracker button
342   + Various smaller interface improvements
343
3440.72 (2007/04/30)
345 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
346 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
347
3480.71 (2007/04/23)
349 - Send port info when sending requests
350 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
351 - Add additional error messages and debug info
352 - Improved UPnP support
353 - OS X:
354   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
355   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
356   + Small interface adjustments
357
3580.70 (2007/04/18)
359 - New icon
360 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
361 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
362 - Multitracker support
363 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
364 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
365 - Automatic tracker scraping
366 - Cache connected peers
367 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
368 - OS X:
369   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
370   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
371   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
372     scheduled
373   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
374   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
375   + Filter and search bar
376   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
377   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
378   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
379   + Auto resizing of the main window
380   + Minimal view to take up less space
381   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
382   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
383   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
384   + Message log window
385   + New toolbar icons
386   + Built-in help files
387   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
388 - GTK+:
389   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
390     Finnish translations
391   + Message window
392   + Better window manager integration
393   + Add file view to properties dialog
394
3950.6.1 (2006/06/25)
396 - OS X:
397   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
398     appcast
399 - GTK+:
400   + Fixes drag-and-drop
401   + Adds Italian and French translations
402
4030.6 (2006/06/21)
404 - Ability to limit download rate
405 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
406 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
407 - Many bugfixes
408 - OS X:
409   + Reworked interface
410   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
411   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
412   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
413   + Extended Info Inspector
414   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
415 - GTK+:
416   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
417       add them to running copy
418   + Improved long filename handling
419
4200.5 (2006/02/11)
421 - Only uses one port for all torrents
422 - Rewritten choking algorithm
423 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
424 - New GTK+ interface
425 - New BeOS interface
426 - OS X: Dock badging
427 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
428 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
429 - OS X: Automatic check for update
430 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
431
4320.4 (2005/11/18)
433 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
434 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
435 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
436     User Agent field
437 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
438 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
439 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
440    "Reveal in Finder" button
441 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
442 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
443 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
444    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
445    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
446    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
447    when seeding
448
4490.3 (2005/10/19)
450 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
451 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
452 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
453 - Is nicer to the trackers
454 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
455 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
456 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
457 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
458 - OS X: Cleaner icon
459 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
460 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
461 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
462
4630.2 (2005/09/22)
464 - Bugfixes
465 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
466
4670.1 (2005/09/15)
468 - First version
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