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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
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41.41 (2008/xx/yy)
5<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.41&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
6- All Platforms
7   + Fix 1.40 "jumpy upload speed" bug
8   + Fix 1.40 "Got HTTP Status Code: 0" error message.
9   + More accurate bandwidth measurement
10   + Fix autoconf/automake build warnings
11- GTK+
12   + In the Details dialog's peer tabs, rows were sometimes duplicated
13   + Three new translations: Afrikaans, Asturian, Bosnian
14   + Sixteen updated translations
15- Daemon
16   + Minor bugfixes
17   + Windows portability
18
19
201.40 (2008/11/09)
21<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.40&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
22- All Platforms
23   + Tracker communication uses fewer resources
24   + More accurate bandwidth limits
25   + Reduce disk fragmentation by preallocating files
26   + Stability, security, and performance improvements to the RPC/Web UI server
27   + Support compression when serving Web UI and RPC responses
28   + Simplify the RPC whitelist
29   + Fix bug that prevented handshakes with encrypted BitComet peers
30   + Fix 1.3x bug that could re-download some data unnecessarily
31   + Lazy bitfields
32- Mac
33   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
34   + In the file inspector tab, show progress and size for folders
35   + Scrollbars correctly appear when the main window auto-resizes
36   + Sparkle updated to 1.5b6
37- GTK+
38   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
39   + Added off-hour bandwidth scheduling
40   + Simplify file/priority selection in the details dialog
41   + Fix a couple of crashes
42   + 5 new translations: Australian, Basque, Kurdish, Kurdish (Sorani), Malay
43   + 43 updated translations
44- Web Client
45   + The Web Client is now out of beta
46   + Minor display fixes
47   + On iPhone/iPod touch, launching from the home screen hides the address bar
48- Daemon
49   + Added the ability to get detailed peer information on torrents
50   + Fix bug that didn't handle --config-dir and TRANSMISSION_HOME correctly
51   + Windows portability
52
531.34 (2008/09/16)
54<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.34&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
55- All Clients
56   + Don't reconnect too frequently to the same peer
57   + Webseed bugfix
58   + Fix bug that caused some transfers to not be scraped
59   + Fix BSD build issues
60   + Handle OpenTracker's `downloaded' key in announce responses
61- Mac
62   + Fix memory leak when updating blocklist
63   + Connect to the web interface when the application's path contains a space
64- GTK+
65   + Minor display fixes
66   + 15 updated translations + 1 new language
67- Daemon
68   + Minor display fixes
69- Web Client
70   + Minor display fixes
71- CLI:
72   + Fix crash when creating a torrent file
73
741.33 (2008/08/30)
75http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.33
76- All Platforms
77   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with a piece size of zero
78   + When creating new torrent files, change behavior that caused
79     "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
80   + Fix Unicode handling in the JSON parser/generator
81   + Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's PEX messages
82   + Fix small memory leaks
83- Mac
84   + Rephrase "data not fully available" to "remaining time unknown"
85   + Fix bug where torrent file creation would fail because an extra blank tracker address was inserted
86- Daemon
87   + Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote
88- GTK+
89   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
90   + Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear
91
921.32 (2008/08/08)
93http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
94- All Platforms
95   + Fix bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
96   + Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces
97- Mac
98   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
99
1001.31 (2008/08/06)
101http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
102- All Platforms
103   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
104
1051.30 (2008/08/05)
106http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
107- All Platforms
108   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
109   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
110   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
111   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
112   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
113   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
114   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
115- Daemon
116   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
117   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
118- Mac
119   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
120   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
121   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
122   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
123   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
124   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
125   + Turkish localization
126- GTK+
127   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
128   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
129   + Dozens of updated translations
130
1311.22 (2008/06/13)
132http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
133- All Platforms
134  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
135  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
136  + Minor man page fixes
137- Mac
138  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
139- GTK+
140  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
141  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
142  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
143    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
144    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
145- CLI:
146  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
147
1481.21 (2008/05/21)
149http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
150- All Platforms
151   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
152   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
153   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
154- Mac
155   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
156   + Italian localization included
157- GTK+
158   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
159     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
160
1611.20 (2008/05/09)
162http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
163- All Platforms
164   + Support https tracker connections
165   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
166   + Better support of multitracker torrents
167   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
168   + Ability to reset global statistics
169   + Various bugfixes
170- Mac
171   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
172   + Updated Dock badge images
173- GTK+
174   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
175   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
176   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
177   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
178
1791.11 (2008/04/04)
180- Mac
181   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
182   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
183   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
184- GTK+
185   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
186
1871.10 (2008/03/28)
188- All Platforms
189   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
190   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
191   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
192   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
193- Mac
194   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
195   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
196   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
197   + Tracker tab in the inspector
198   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
199   + Updated images in the inspector
200   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
201   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
202- GTK+
203   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
204   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
205   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
206   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
207   + Tracker tab in the Details window
208   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
209   + Support KDE button ordering
210   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
211- Daemon
212   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
213
2141.06 (2008/02/26)
215- All Platforms:
216   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
217   + Use less CPU
218   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
219   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
220   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
221- GTK+
222   + Fix small memory leak
223   + GUI error when verifying local data
224- CLI:
225   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
226
2271.05 (2008/02/08)
228- All Platforms:
229   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
230   + Packaging improvements
231- Mac
232   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
233- GTK+
234   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
235   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
236   + Various interface and HIG improvements
237   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
238- Daemon
239   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
240   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
241
2421.04 (2008/01/31)
243- All Platforms:
244   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
245   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
246
2471.03 (2008/01/29)
248- All Platforms:
249   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
250   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
251   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
252   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
253   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
254- GTK+
255   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
256
2571.02 (2008/01/22)
258- All Platforms:
259   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
260   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
261   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
262   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
263- GTK+
264   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
265   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
266   + I18N fixes
267   + Updated Dutch translation
268   + Various other interface additions and improvements
269
2701.01 (2008/01/11)
271- All Platforms:
272   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
273   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
274   + Improve initial connection speed
275   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
276   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
277   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
278- OS X:
279   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
280   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
281   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
282- GTK+:
283   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
284   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
285
2861.00 (2008/01/04)
287- All Platforms:
288   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
289   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
290   + Option to prefer not using encryption
291   + Fix tracker connection error
292   + PEX is now configured globally
293   + Updated icon
294- OS X:
295   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
296   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
297   + Statistics window
298   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
299   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
300   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
301   + Sort by total activity
302   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
303   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
304   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
305   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
306- GTK+:
307   + Redesigned main window interface
308   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
309   + Torrent filtering
310   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
311   + Statistics window
312   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
313   + Various other interface additions and improvements
314- CLI:
315   + Restore `scrape' feature
316
3170.96 (2007/12/10)
318- All Platforms:
319   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
320   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
321- OS X:
322   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
323
3240.95 (2007/12/04)
325- All Platforms:
326   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
327   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
328   + Faster average upload speeds
329   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
330   + Fix memory corruption error
331   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
332- OS X:
333   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
334- GTK:
335   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
336
3370.94 (2007/11/25)
338- All Platforms:
339   + Faster average download speeds
340   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
341   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
342   + Fix portmapping crash
343   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
344   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
345   + Fix tracker redirect error
346   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
347
3480.93 (2007/11/12)
349- All Platforms:
350   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
351   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
352   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
353   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
354   + Consume less battery power on laptops
355   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
356
3570.92 (2007/11/05)
358- All Platforms:
359   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
360   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
361   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
362- OS X:
363   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
364   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
365- GTK:
366   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
367   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
368
3690.91 (2007/10/28)
370- All Platforms:
371   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
372   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
373   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
374   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
375   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
376   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
377- OS X:
378   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
379   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
380- GTK:
381   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
382   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
383
3840.90 (2007/10/23)
385- All Platforms:
386   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
387   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
388   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
389   + MSE Tracker Extension support
390   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
391- OS X:
392   + Per-torrent action menu
393   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
394   + Redesigned message log
395   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
396   + Sort and filter by tracker
397   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
398   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
399- GTK:
400   + Various interface improvements
401   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
402
4030.82 (2007/09/09)
404- All Platforms:
405   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
406   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
407   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
408   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
409   +  Other minor fixes
410
4110.81 (2007/08/22)
412- All Platforms:
413   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
414   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
415   + Clarify misleading error messages
416   + Fix memory leaks
417- OS X:
418   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
419   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
420- GTK:
421   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
422- CLI:
423   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
424   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
425
4260.80 (2007/08/07)
427 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
428 - Torrent file creation
429 - Speed and CPU load improvements
430 - Fix to UPnP
431 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
432 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
433 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
434 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
435 - OS X:
436   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
437   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
438   + More progress bar colors
439   + Various smaller interface improvements
440   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
441 - GTK:
442   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
443   + Added Update Tracker button
444   + Various smaller interface improvements
445
4460.72 (2007/04/30)
447 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
448 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
449
4500.71 (2007/04/23)
451 - Send port info when sending requests
452 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
453 - Add additional error messages and debug info
454 - Improved UPnP support
455 - OS X:
456   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
457   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
458   + Small interface adjustments
459
4600.70 (2007/04/18)
461 - New icon
462 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
463 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
464 - Multitracker support
465 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
466 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
467 - Automatic tracker scraping
468 - Cache connected peers
469 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
470 - OS X:
471   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
472   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
473   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
474     scheduled
475   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
476   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
477   + Filter and search bar
478   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
479   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
480   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
481   + Auto resizing of the main window
482   + Minimal view to take up less space
483   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
484   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
485   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
486   + Message log window
487   + New toolbar icons
488   + Built-in help files
489   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
490 - GTK+:
491   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
492     Finnish translations
493   + Message window
494   + Better window manager integration
495   + Add file view to properties dialog
496
4970.6.1 (2006/06/25)
498 - OS X:
499   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
500     appcast
501 - GTK+:
502   + Fixes drag-and-drop
503   + Adds Italian and French translations
504
5050.6 (2006/06/21)
506 - Ability to limit download rate
507 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
508 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
509 - Many bugfixes
510 - OS X:
511   + Reworked interface
512   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
513   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
514   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
515   + Extended Info Inspector
516   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
517 - GTK+:
518   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
519       add them to running copy
520   + Improved long filename handling
521
5220.5 (2006/02/11)
523 - Only uses one port for all torrents
524 - Rewritten choking algorithm
525 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
526 - New GTK+ interface
527 - New BeOS interface
528 - OS X: Dock badging
529 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
530 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
531 - OS X: Automatic check for update
532 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
533
5340.4 (2005/11/18)
535 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
536 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
537 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
538     User Agent field
539 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
540 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
541 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
542    "Reveal in Finder" button
543 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
544 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
545 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
546    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
547    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
548    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
549    when seeding
550
5510.3 (2005/10/19)
552 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
553 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
554 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
555 - Is nicer to the trackers
556 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
557 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
558 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
559 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
560 - OS X: Cleaner icon
561 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
562 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
563 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
564
5650.2 (2005/09/22)
566 - Bugfixes
567 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
568
5690.1 (2005/09/15)
570 - First version
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