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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
2
31.31 (2008/08/06)
4http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
5- All Platforms
6   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
7
81.30 (2008/08/05)
9http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
10- All Platforms
11   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
12   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
13   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
14   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
15   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
16   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
17   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
18- Daemon
19   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
20   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
21- Mac
22   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
23   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
24   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
25   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
26   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
27   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
28   + Turkish localization
29- GTK+
30   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
31   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
32   + Dozens of updated translations
33
341.22 (2008/06/13)
35http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
36- All Platforms
37  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
38  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
39  + Minor man page fixes
40- Mac
41  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
42- GTK+
43  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
44  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
45  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
46    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
47    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
48- CLI:
49  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
50
511.21 (2008/05/21)
52http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
53- All Platforms
54   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
55   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
56   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
57- Mac
58   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
59   + Italian localization included
60- GTK+
61   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
62     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
63
641.20 (2008/05/09)
65http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
66- All Platforms
67   + Support https tracker connections
68   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
69   + Better support of multitracker torrents
70   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
71   + Ability to reset global statistics
72   + Various bugfixes
73- Mac
74   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
75   + Updated Dock badge images
76- GTK+
77   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
78   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
79   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
80   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
81
821.11 (2008/04/04)
83- Mac
84   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
85   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
86   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
87- GTK+
88   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
89
901.10 (2008/03/28)
91- All Platforms
92   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
93   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
94   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
95   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
96- Mac
97   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
98   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
99   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
100   + Tracker tab in the inspector
101   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
102   + Updated images in the inspector
103   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
104   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
105- GTK+
106   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
107   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
108   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
109   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
110   + Tracker tab in the Details window
111   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
112   + Support KDE button ordering
113   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
114- Daemon
115   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
116
1171.06 (2008/02/26)
118- All Platforms:
119   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
120   + Use less CPU
121   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
122   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
123   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
124- GTK+
125   + Fix small memory leak
126   + GUI error when verifying local data
127- CLI:
128   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
129
1301.05 (2008/02/08)
131- All Platforms:
132   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
133   + Packaging improvements
134- Mac
135   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
136- GTK+
137   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
138   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
139   + Various interface and HIG improvements
140   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
141- Daemon
142   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
143   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
144
1451.04 (2008/01/31)
146- All Platforms:
147   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
148   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
149
1501.03 (2008/01/29)
151- All Platforms:
152   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
153   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
154   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
155   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
156   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
157- GTK+
158   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
159
1601.02 (2008/01/22)
161- All Platforms:
162   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
163   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
164   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
165   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
166- GTK+
167   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
168   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
169   + I18N fixes
170   + Updated Dutch translation
171   + Various other interface additions and improvements
172
1731.01 (2008/01/11)
174- All Platforms:
175   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
176   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
177   + Improve initial connection speed
178   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
179   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
180   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
181- OS X:
182   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
183   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
184   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
185- GTK+:
186   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
187   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
188
1891.00 (2008/01/04)
190- All Platforms:
191   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
192   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
193   + Option to prefer not using encryption
194   + Fix tracker connection error
195   + PEX is now configured globally
196   + Updated icon
197- OS X:
198   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
199   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
200   + Statistics window
201   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
202   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
203   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
204   + Sort by total activity
205   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
206   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
207   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
208   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
209- GTK+:
210   + Redesigned main window interface
211   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
212   + Torrent filtering
213   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
214   + Statistics window
215   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
216   + Various other interface additions and improvements
217- CLI:
218   + Restore `scrape' feature
219
2200.96 (2007/12/10)
221- All Platforms:
222   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
223   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
224- OS X:
225   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
226
2270.95 (2007/12/04)
228- All Platforms:
229   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
230   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
231   + Faster average upload speeds
232   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
233   + Fix memory corruption error
234   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
235- OS X:
236   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
237- GTK:
238   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
239
2400.94 (2007/11/25)
241- All Platforms:
242   + Faster average download speeds
243   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
244   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
245   + Fix portmapping crash
246   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
247   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
248   + Fix tracker redirect error
249   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
250
2510.93 (2007/11/12)
252- All Platforms:
253   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
254   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
255   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
256   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
257   + Consume less battery power on laptops
258   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
259
2600.92 (2007/11/05)
261- All Platforms:
262   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
263   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
264   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
265- OS X:
266   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
267   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
268- GTK:
269   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
270   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
271
2720.91 (2007/10/28)
273- All Platforms:
274   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
275   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
276   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
277   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
278   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
279   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
280- OS X:
281   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
282   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
283- GTK:
284   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
285   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
286
2870.90 (2007/10/23)
288- All Platforms:
289   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
290   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
291   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
292   + MSE Tracker Extension support
293   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
294- OS X:
295   + Per-torrent action menu
296   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
297   + Redesigned message log
298   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
299   + Sort and filter by tracker
300   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
301   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
302- GTK:
303   + Various interface improvements
304   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
305
3060.82 (2007/09/09)
307- All Platforms:
308   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
309   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
310   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
311   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
312   +  Other minor fixes
313
3140.81 (2007/08/22)
315- All Platforms:
316   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
317   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
318   + Clarify misleading error messages
319   + Fix memory leaks
320- OS X:
321   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
322   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
323- GTK:
324   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
325- CLI:
326   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
327   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
328
3290.80 (2007/08/07)
330 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
331 - Torrent file creation
332 - Speed and CPU load improvements
333 - Fix to UPnP
334 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
335 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
336 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
337 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
338 - OS X:
339   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
340   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
341   + More progress bar colors
342   + Various smaller interface improvements
343   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
344 - GTK:
345   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
346   + Added Update Tracker button
347   + Various smaller interface improvements
348
3490.72 (2007/04/30)
350 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
351 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
352
3530.71 (2007/04/23)
354 - Send port info when sending requests
355 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
356 - Add additional error messages and debug info
357 - Improved UPnP support
358 - OS X:
359   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
360   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
361   + Small interface adjustments
362
3630.70 (2007/04/18)
364 - New icon
365 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
366 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
367 - Multitracker support
368 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
369 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
370 - Automatic tracker scraping
371 - Cache connected peers
372 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
373 - OS X:
374   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
375   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
376   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
377     scheduled
378   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
379   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
380   + Filter and search bar
381   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
382   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
383   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
384   + Auto resizing of the main window
385   + Minimal view to take up less space
386   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
387   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
388   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
389   + Message log window
390   + New toolbar icons
391   + Built-in help files
392   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
393 - GTK+:
394   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
395     Finnish translations
396   + Message window
397   + Better window manager integration
398   + Add file view to properties dialog
399
4000.6.1 (2006/06/25)
401 - OS X:
402   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
403     appcast
404 - GTK+:
405   + Fixes drag-and-drop
406   + Adds Italian and French translations
407
4080.6 (2006/06/21)
409 - Ability to limit download rate
410 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
411 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
412 - Many bugfixes
413 - OS X:
414   + Reworked interface
415   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
416   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
417   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
418   + Extended Info Inspector
419   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
420 - GTK+:
421   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
422       add them to running copy
423   + Improved long filename handling
424
4250.5 (2006/02/11)
426 - Only uses one port for all torrents
427 - Rewritten choking algorithm
428 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
429 - New GTK+ interface
430 - New BeOS interface
431 - OS X: Dock badging
432 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
433 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
434 - OS X: Automatic check for update
435 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
436
4370.4 (2005/11/18)
438 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
439 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
440 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
441     User Agent field
442 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
443 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
444 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
445    "Reveal in Finder" button
446 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
447 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
448 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
449    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
450    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
451    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
452    when seeding
453
4540.3 (2005/10/19)
455 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
456 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
457 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
458 - Is nicer to the trackers
459 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
460 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
461 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
462 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
463 - OS X: Cleaner icon
464 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
465 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
466 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
467
4680.2 (2005/09/22)
469 - Bugfixes
470 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
471
4720.1 (2005/09/15)
473 - First version
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