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1NEWS file for Transmission <http://www.transmissionbt.com/>
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41.50 (2008/xx/yy)
5<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.50&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
6- All Platforms
7   + Support BitTorrent Enhancement Proposal #6 "Fast Extension"
8   + Support BitTorrent Enhancement Proposal #21 "Extension for Partial Seeds"
9- Mac
10   + Groups (moved to preferences) can have a default location when adding transfers
11- GTK+
12   + Minor display improvements and HIG compliance
13
14
151.41 (2008/xx/yy)
16<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.41&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
17- All Platforms
18   + Fix 1.40 "jumpy upload speed" bug
19   + Fix 1.40 "Got HTTP Status Code: 0" error message
20   + Parse peer blocklists from bluetack even if they contain Windows newlines
21   + Fix handshake peer_id error
22   + Fix 1.40 "lazy bitfield" error
23   + More accurate bandwidth measurement
24   + Fix autoconf/automake build warnings
25- GTK+
26   + In the Details dialog's peer tabs, rows were sometimes duplicated
27   + Three new translations: Afrikaans, Asturian, Bosnian
28   + Sixteen updated translations
29- Daemon
30   + Minor bugfixes
31   + Windows portability
32
33
341.40 (2008/11/09)
35<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.40&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
36- All Platforms
37   + Tracker communication uses fewer resources
38   + More accurate bandwidth limits
39   + Reduce disk fragmentation by preallocating files
40   + Stability, security, and performance improvements to the RPC/Web UI server
41   + Support compression when serving Web UI and RPC responses
42   + Simplify the RPC whitelist
43   + Fix bug that prevented handshakes with encrypted BitComet peers
44   + Fix 1.3x bug that could re-download some data unnecessarily
45   + Lazy bitfields
46- Mac
47   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
48   + In the file inspector tab, show progress and size for folders
49   + Scrollbars correctly appear when the main window auto-resizes
50   + Sparkle updated to 1.5b6
51- GTK+
52   + Option to automatically update the blocklist weekly
53   + Added off-hour bandwidth scheduling
54   + Simplify file/priority selection in the details dialog
55   + Fix a couple of crashes
56   + 5 new translations: Australian, Basque, Kurdish, Kurdish (Sorani), Malay
57   + 43 updated translations
58- Web Client
59   + The Web Client is now out of beta
60   + Minor display fixes
61   + On iPhone/iPod touch, launching from the home screen hides the address bar
62- Daemon
63   + Added the ability to get detailed peer information on torrents
64   + Fix bug that didn't handle --config-dir and TRANSMISSION_HOME correctly
65   + Windows portability
66
671.34 (2008/09/16)
68<http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?milestone=1.34&group=component&groupdesc=1&order=severity>
69- All Clients
70   + Don't reconnect too frequently to the same peer
71   + Webseed bugfix
72   + Fix bug that caused some transfers to not be scraped
73   + Fix BSD build issues
74   + Handle OpenTracker's `downloaded' key in announce responses
75- Mac
76   + Fix memory leak when updating blocklist
77   + Connect to the web interface when the application's path contains a space
78- GTK+
79   + Minor display fixes
80   + 15 updated translations + 1 new language
81- Daemon
82   + Minor display fixes
83- Web Client
84   + Minor display fixes
85- CLI:
86   + Fix crash when creating a torrent file
87
881.33 (2008/08/30)
89http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.33
90- All Platforms
91   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with a piece size of zero
92   + When creating new torrent files, change behavior that caused
93     "Multi tracker torrents are not allowed" warning on one tracker
94   + Fix Unicode handling in the JSON parser/generator
95   + Fix memory error when reading KTorrent's PEX messages
96   + Fix small memory leaks
97- Mac
98   + Rephrase "data not fully available" to "remaining time unknown"
99   + Fix bug where torrent file creation would fail because an extra blank tracker address was inserted
100- Daemon
101   + Fix crash when adding nonexistent torrents via transmission-remote
102- GTK+
103   + Fix crash from malicious torrent files with large creator fields
104   + Fix error where some torrents opened via a web browser didn't appear
105
1061.32 (2008/08/08)
107http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.32
108- All Platforms
109   + Fix bug introduced in 1.30 that caused poor tracker communication
110   + Creating torrent files for files >= 2 GB will result in 2 MB pieces
111- Mac
112   + Fix bug where the proxy type was changed from SOCKS5 to SOCKS4 on launch
113
1141.31 (2008/08/06)
115http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.31
116- All Platforms
117   + Fix a crash caused by certain torrent files
118
1191.30 (2008/08/05)
120http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.30
121- All Platforms
122   + The "Clutch" web interface is now bundled with Transmission (as a beta)
123   + Ability to add and remove tracker addresses
124   + Ability to create torrent files with multiple tracker addresses
125   + Added support for HTTP/FTP Seeding (GetRight style)
126   + Added proxy support for communicating with trackers
127   + Allow torrent creation with no tracker address (required by some trackers)
128   + New JSON-RPC protocol for clients to interact with the backend
129- Daemon
130   + transmission-daemon and transmission-remote were rewritten from scratch
131   + remote and daemon now support per-file priority & download flag settings
132- Mac
133   + Quick Look integration in the main window and inspector's file tab
134   + Transfers can be dragged to different groups
135   + Option to only show the add window when manually adding transfers
136   + Status strings are toggled from the action button (they are no longer clickable)
137   + Colors in pieces bar and pieces box more accurately reflect their corresponding values
138   + The port checker now uses our own portcheck.transmissionbt.com
139   + Turkish localization
140- GTK+
141   + Add options to inhibit hibernation and to toggle the tray icon
142   + Lots of small bug fixes and usability improvements
143   + Dozens of updated translations
144
1451.22 (2008/06/13)
146http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.22
147- All Platforms
148  + Fix two separate BitTorrent unchoke bugs that could affect performance
149  + Transmission now builds correctly on Sun Studio
150  + Minor man page fixes
151- Mac
152  + Fix bug where "Program Started" in the Statistics window would sometimes display as 0
153- GTK+
154  + Fix crash when quitting while the stats window is still up
155  + Added Latvian, Malayalam, Serbian, and Telugu translations
156  + Updated Czech, Spanish, Romanian, Russian, Dutch, Polish, Italian,
157    Portuguese, Catalan, Danish, German, Swedish, Traditional Chinese,
158    Finnish, and Chinese (simplified) translations
159- CLI:
160  + Fix scraping torrents with the -s command-line argument
161
1621.21 (2008/05/21)
163http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.21
164- All Platforms
165   + Fix rare crash-on-startup bug
166   + Handle corrupt announce URLs in torrent files more gracefully
167   + Fix minor memory leak when closing torrents
168- Mac
169   + Fix visual glitch with the pieces bar
170   + Italian localization included
171- GTK+
172   + Updated Catalan, Danish, German, Spanish, Finnish, Hebrew, Italian, Dutch,
173     Polish, Romanian, Thai, Turkish, and Traditional Chinese translations
174
1751.20 (2008/05/09)
176http://trac.transmissionbt.com/query?group=component&milestone=1.20
177- All Platforms
178   + Support https tracker connections
179   + IP blocking using the Bluetack Level1 blocklist
180   + Better support of multitracker torrents
181   + Faster UPnP port mapping on startup
182   + Ability to reset global statistics
183   + Various bugfixes
184- Mac
185   + Display of decimal numbers matches system international settings
186   + Updated Dock badge images
187- GTK+
188   + Inhibit hibernation when downloading
189   + Use XDG basedir spec for configuration files
190   + Various bug fixes and usability improvements
191   + Vastly improved translations thanks to the Ubuntu translation team
192
1931.11 (2008/04/04)
194- Mac
195   + Fix scrape address visual glitch with the tracker inspector tab
196   + Only make the progress status string clickable on multi-file torrents
197   + Traditional Chinese localization, updated Russian localization
198- GTK+
199   + Fix a couple of minor display issues
200
2011.10 (2008/03/28)
202- All Platforms
203   + Stop torrents when downloading and the disk becomes full
204   + Removing a torrent also removes it from the cache
205   + Smaller memory footprint per-torrent and per-peer
206   + Various backend bugfixes & improvements
207- Mac
208   + Window when adding torrents to select files and other settings
209   + Leopard: Collapsable group dividers
210   + Use the file icon as the per-torrent action button
211   + Tracker tab in the inspector
212   + Message log specifies the torrent/activity the message relates to
213   + Updated images in the inspector
214   + Optional display of remaining time while seeding in Minimal View
215   + Improved accuracy for displaying the remaining disk space warning
216- GTK+
217   + Window for selecting files & priorities when opening torrents
218   + Display a system tray popup when a torrent finishes downloading
219   + Watch folder for auto-adding torrents
220   + Improved preferences dialog and message log window
221   + Tracker tab in the Details window
222   + Dozens of usability, Gnome HIG, and i18n improvements
223   + Support KDE button ordering
224   + Option to delete a torrent and its downloaded files
225- Daemon
226   + Ability to force a "Verify Local Data" for a torrent
227
2281.06 (2008/02/26)
229- All Platforms:
230   + Improvements and bugfixes to "Verify Local Data"
231   + Use less CPU
232   + Fix support for multitracker torrents
233   + Updated UPnP code to miniupnpc-1.0
234   + Fix two shutdown memory errors
235- GTK+
236   + Fix small memory leak
237   + GUI error when verifying local data
238- CLI:
239   + Torrent creation error on non-absolute pathnames
240
2411.05 (2008/02/08)
242- All Platforms:
243   + Fix 1.04 crash when parsing bencoded data
244   + Packaging improvements
245- Mac
246   + Fix bug remembering reordered groups
247- GTK+
248   + Fix glitch that occurred when specifying which files to download
249   + Fix "Sort by Progress"
250   + Various interface and HIG improvements
251   + Updated Swedish, Italian translations
252- Daemon
253   + Fix "transmission-remote -x"
254   + Fix PEX enable/disable bug
255
2561.04 (2008/01/31)
257- All Platforms:
258   + Fix (potential) remote crash bug with extension protocol
259   + Fix bug when verifying a torrent and pressing `pause'
260
2611.03 (2008/01/29)
262- All Platforms:
263   + Fix bug setting maximum peer limits
264   + Fix overflow issue with very large torrents
265   + Fix LTEP handshake bug
266   + Fix handshake bug with mainline BitTorrent
267   + Fix bug when talking to lighttpd-based trackers
268- GTK+
269   + Various packaging, HiG, and interface improvements
270
2711.02 (2008/01/22)
272- All Platforms:
273   + Fix 1.00 bug that choked some models of routers
274   + Fix 1.00 crash in peer handshake
275   + Fix 1.00 bug that sometimes froze the app for a long time
276   + Minor improvements to the command-line client
277- GTK+
278   + Fix crash when removing a torrent while its details window is open
279   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
280   + I18N fixes
281   + Updated Dutch translation
282   + Various other interface additions and improvements
283
2841.01 (2008/01/11)
285- All Platforms:
286   + Fix 1.00 freezing issue
287   + Fix 1.00 assertion failure
288   + Improve initial connection speed
289   + Added connection throttle to avoid router overload
290   + Improve reconnection to peers with imperfect network connections
291   + Fix crashes on architectures that require strict alignment
292- OS X:
293   + Leopard: Double-click icon to reveal in Finder, progress string to toggle selected and total, and anywhere else to toggle the inspector
294   + Leopard: Better behavior with Time Machine
295   + Fix bugs with Clutch support
296- GTK+:
297   + New Brazilian Portuguese, Chinese, Dutch, and Turkish translations
298   + Fix 1.00 desktop internationalization error
299
3001.00 (2008/01/04)
301- All Platforms:
302   + Port forwarding now performed by MiniUPnP and libnatpmp
303   + Ability to set global and per-torrent number of connections
304   + Option to prefer not using encryption
305   + Fix tracker connection error
306   + PEX is now configured globally
307   + Updated icon
308- OS X:
309   + Redesigned Leopard-like look
310   + Group labeling, filtering, and sorting
311   + Statistics window
312   + Pieces Bar (return of Advanced Bar)
313   + Display "not available" overlay on the regular bar
314   + Display remaining time for seeding transfers
315   + Sort by total activity
316   + Connectable from the Clutch web interface
317   + Leopard: Time Machine will ignore incomplete downloads
318   + Leopard: Fix bug where text fields would reject localized decimal values
319   + Leopard: Fix bug where bandwidth rates chosen from the action menu would not apply the first time
320- GTK+:
321   + Redesigned main window interface
322   + Minimal Mode for showing more torrents in less desktop space
323   + Torrent filtering
324   + Port forwarding tester in Preferences
325   + Statistics window
326   + Sort by total activity, progress, state, and tracker
327   + Various other interface additions and improvements
328- CLI:
329   + Restore `scrape' feature
330
3310.96 (2007/12/10)
332- All Platforms:
333   + Fix 0.95 data corruption error
334   + Fix 0.95 bug that broke UPnP
335- OS X:
336   + Fix bug where dragging non-torrent files over the main window could result in excessive memory usage
337
3380.95 (2007/12/04)
339- All Platforms:
340   + Fix router errors caused by sending too many tracker requests at once
341   + Fix bug that let speed-limited torrents upload too quickly
342   + Faster average upload speeds
343   + Faster connection to peers after starting a torrent
344   + Fix memory corruption error
345   + Disable SWIFT for ratio-based trackers
346- OS X:
347   + Leopard: Fix for NAT-PMP port mapping
348- GTK:
349   + Fix Nokia 770 crash
350
3510.94 (2007/11/25)
352- All Platforms:
353   + Faster average download speeds
354   + Automatically ban peers that send us too many corrupt pieces
355   + Fix a crash that occurred if a peer sent us an incomplete message
356   + Fix portmapping crash
357   + Fix bug that left files open after their torrents were stopped
358   + Fix 0.93 file permissions bug
359   + Fix tracker redirect error
360   + Fix LTEP PEX bug
361
3620.93 (2007/11/12)
363- All Platforms:
364   + Fix "router death" bug that impaired internet connectivity
365   + Fix bug that could cause good peer connections to be lost
366   + Tweak request queue code to improve download speeds
367   + Better handling of very large files on 32bit systems
368   + Consume less battery power on laptops
369   + Fix minor IPC parsing error
370
3710.92 (2007/11/05)
372- All Platforms:
373   + Fix 0.90 data corruption bugs
374   + Fix 0.90 possible delay when quitting
375   + Fix 0.90 small memory leaks
376- OS X:
377   + Leopard: Fix bug with typing values in Inspector->Options
378   + Leopard: Fix bug with toggling Minimal View
379- GTK:
380   + Better support for large files on some Linux systems
381   + Fix localization error in torrent inspector's dates
382
3830.91 (2007/10/28)
384- All Platforms:
385   + Fix 0.90 speed limits
386   + Fix 0.90 problems announcing to some trackers
387   + Fix 0.90 socket connection leak
388   + Fix 0.90 IPC crash
389   + Fix 0.90 cache bug that could cause "verify local files" to fail
390   + Fix 0.90 build errors on OpenBSD and on older C compilers
391- OS X:
392   + Fix a crash caused by custom sound files
393   + Add Dutch localization, re-add Russian localization, fix Korean localization
394- GTK:
395   + Fix 0.90 packaging errors
396   + Fix 0.90 crash-on-start with assertion failure: "destination != (void*)0"
397
3980.90 (2007/10/23)
399- All Platforms:
400   + Encryption support, with option to ignore unencrypted peers
401   + Only report downloaded, verified good pieces in tracker `download' field
402   + Improved compliance with BitTorrent spec
403   + MSE Tracker Extension support
404   + Significant rewrite of the libtransmission back-end
405- OS X:
406   + Per-torrent action menu
407   + Redesigned inspector with additional statistics and ability to be resized vertically in Peers and Files tabs
408   + Redesigned message log
409   + Optimizations to decrease memory usage
410   + Sort and filter by tracker
411   + Icon enhanced to support size of 512 x 512
412   + Various smaller interface additions and improvements
413- GTK:
414   + Various interface improvements
415   + Better compliance with the Gnome interface guidelines
416
4170.82 (2007/09/09)
418- All Platforms:
419   + Fixed bug that could limit transfer speeds
420   + Fixed bug that corrupted torrents > 4 GB
421   + Fixed bug that could allow bad peers to send too many pieces
422   + For peers supporting both Azureus' and LibTorrent's extensions, allow negotiation to decide which to use
423   +  Other minor fixes
424
4250.81 (2007/08/22)
426- All Platforms:
427   + Fix 0.80 assertion crashes
428   + Fix a bug that miscounted how many peers Transmission wants connected
429   + Clarify misleading error messages
430   + Fix memory leaks
431- OS X:
432   + Multiple fixes to creating torrents and adding new torrents
433   + Updated Russian and Spanish translations
434- GTK:
435   + Updated Dutch, Portuguese, French, and Slovakian translations
436- CLI:
437   + Better support for cli-driven torrent creation
438   + Fix a bug that misparsed command-line arguments
439
4400.80 (2007/08/07)
441 - Ability to selectively download and prioritize files
442 - Torrent file creation
443 - Speed and CPU load improvements
444 - Fix to UPnP
445 - Rechecking torrents is now done one-at-a-time to avoid heavy disk load
446 - Better rechecking of torrents that have many files
447 - Many miscellaneous improvements and bugfixes
448 - Partial licensing change -- see the LICENSE file for details
449 - OS X:
450   + Overlay when dragging torrent files, URLs, and data files onto window
451   + Ability to set an amount of time to consider a transfer stalled
452   + More progress bar colors
453   + Various smaller interface improvements
454   + Italian, Korean, and Russian translations
455 - GTK:
456   + Added Torrent Inspector dialog
457   + Added Update Tracker button
458   + Various smaller interface improvements
459
4600.72 (2007/04/30)
461 - Reset download/upload amounts when sending "started"
462 - Fix rare XML parsing bug
463
4640.71 (2007/04/23)
465 - Send port info when sending requests
466 - Calculate ratio differently when seeding without ever downloading
467 - Add additional error messages and debug info
468 - Improved UPnP support
469 - OS X:
470   + Fix error when using default incomplete folder
471   + Disable the stop ratio once it is reached (while seeding)
472   + Small interface adjustments
473
4740.70 (2007/04/18)
475 - New icon
476 - Automatic port mapping (NAT-PMP and UPnP IGD)
477 - Peer exchange (PEX) compatible with Azureus and uTorrent
478 - Multitracker support
479 - Better handling of tracker announce interval
480 - Fixes bug where absurdly huge upload/download totals could be sent
481 - Automatic tracker scraping
482 - Cache connected peers
483 - Many miscellaneous bugfixes and small improvements
484 - OS X:
485   + Requires 10.4 Tiger or newer
486   + Download and seeding queues that can be user-ordered
487   + Speed Limit: Second set of bandwidth limits that can be toggled or
488     scheduled
489   + Individual torrent bandwidth limits
490   + Separate complete and incomplete download folders
491   + Filter and search bar
492   + Expanded Inspector with many additional views and stats
493   + Fragment status view in Inspector shows downloaded or availability
494   + Watch folder to auto add torrent files
495   + Auto resizing of the main window
496   + Minimal view to take up less space
497   + Seeding bar shows progress in finishing seeding
498   + Sounds when downloading and seeding complete
499   + Warnings for directory unavailable and not enough space
500   + Message log window
501   + New toolbar icons
502   + Built-in help files
503   + French, Spanish, German, and Greek translations
504 - GTK+:
505   + Adds Spanish, Polish, Russian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Swedish, and
506     Finnish translations
507   + Message window
508   + Better window manager integration
509   + Add file view to properties dialog
510
5110.6.1 (2006/06/25)
512 - OS X:
513   + Fixes a bug in the updater that could cause repeated hits to the
514     appcast
515 - GTK+:
516   + Fixes drag-and-drop
517   + Adds Italian and French translations
518
5190.6 (2006/06/21)
520 - Ability to limit download rate
521 - Automatic banning of peers who send bad data
522 - Can keep a copy of the torrent file so the original can be deleted
523 - Many bugfixes
524 - OS X:
525   + Reworked interface
526   + Rate limits can be changed directly from the main window
527   + Ability to automatically stop seeding at a given ratio
528   + Allows sorting of the tranfers list
529   + Extended Info Inspector
530   + Automatic updating with Sparkle
531 - GTK+:
532   + Add torrents via command line. If Transmission is already running,
533       add them to running copy
534   + Improved long filename handling
535
5360.5 (2006/02/11)
537 - Only uses one port for all torrents
538 - Rewritten choking algorithm
539 - Remembers download and upload sizes from one launch to another
540 - New GTK+ interface
541 - New BeOS interface
542 - OS X: Dock badging
543 - OS X: Shows the file icon in the list
544 - OS X: Shows ratio once download is completed
545 - OS X: Automatic check for update
546 - OS X: Fixes a display bug on Intel Macs
547
5480.4 (2005/11/18)
549 - Uses less CPU downloading torrents with many pieces
550 - The UI could freeze when the hard drive was having a hard time - fixed
551 - Fixes for difficult trackers, which require a 'key' parameter or a
552     User Agent field
553 - OS X: Cleaner look, unified toolbar
554 - OS X: Added a document icon for torrent files
555 - OS X: Added a Pause/Resume button for each torrent, and a
556    "Reveal in Finder" button
557 - OS X: Added a contextual menu
558 - OS X: Sometimes torrents kept "Stopping..." forever - fixed
559 - OS X: Several minor improvements or fixes: allows column reordering,
560    fixed resizing on Panther, remember the position of the window,
561    fixed display of Unicode filenames, added menubar items and
562    keyboard shortcuts, made the simple progress bar switch to green
563    when seeding
564
5650.3 (2005/10/19)
566 - Fixed "Sometimes sends incorrect messages and looses peers"
567 - Fixed "Crashes with many torrents or torrents with many files"
568 - Enhancements in the "End game" mode
569 - Is nicer to the trackers
570 - Asks for the rarest pieces first
571 - OS X: Universal binary for PPC and x86
572 - OS X: Fixed "Progress increases every time I pause then resume"
573 - OS X: Fixed "Sometimes crashes at exit"
574 - OS X: Cleaner icon
575 - OS X: Show all sizes in human readable form
576 - OS X: Keep downloading in the background when the window is closed
577 - Miscellaneous bugfixes and internal enhancements
578
5790.2 (2005/09/22)
580 - Bugfixes
581 - OS X: Users can now choose where the downloads are sent
582
5830.1 (2005/09/15)
584 - First version
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