Lemmy v0.6.39 Release Notes

Release Date: 2020-03-10 // 27 days ago

Previous changes from v0.6.0

  • v0.6.0 is here, and we've closed 41 issues!

    🚀 This is the biggest release by far:

    • Avatars!
    • Optional Email notifications for username mentions, post and comment replies.
    • Ability to change your password and email address.
    • Can set a custom language.
    • Lemmy-wide settings to disable downvotes, and close registration.
    • 📚 A better documentation system, hosted in lemmy itself.
    • 🐎 Huge DB performance gains (everthing down to < 30ms) by using materialized views.
    • 🛠 Fixed major issue with similar post URL and title searching.
    • ⬆️ Upgraded to Actix 2.0
    • Faster comment / post voting.
    • 👍 Better small screen support.
    • ♻️ Lots of bug fixes, refactoring of back end code.

    📚 Another major announcement is that Lemmy now has another lead developer besides me, @felix@radical.town. Theyve created a better documentation system, implemented RSS feeds, simplified docker and project configs, upgraded actix, working on federation, a whole lot more.