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  • v0.14

    November 17, 2018
  • v0.14-pre

    November 17, 2018
  • v0.13.1 Changes

    February 15, 2019
    • πŸ›  Fix backlog message fetching that was broken when using Qt4
    • πŸ‘Œ Improve output to syslog
    • ⬆️ Make upgrading the database schema more robust in case of interruption
    • πŸ›  Fix alignment of buttons in the input widget
    • πŸ›  Fix bug where the nicklist would be hidden on first start
    • πŸ‘ Allow configuring the listen addresses for the built-in identd (--ident-listen)
    • πŸ”§ Honor core options even if it was just configured via environment variables
    • πŸ›  Fix syncing of auto reconnect retries in network settings
    • ⚑️ Update translations
  • v0.13.0 Changes

    November 17, 2018

    ⬇️ NOTE: Database schema and settings format change, no downgrade possible! NOTEΒ²: Database migration may take a long time (hours for big databases), and temporarily require double the disk space until migration is complete!

    • πŸš€ Use Qt 5 by default (this will be the last feature release still supporting Qt4)
    • πŸ†• New branding (application icon)
    • πŸ’» UI improvements
      • Improve ChatView color settings
      • Improve default sender colors, and make configurable by palette in QSS
      • Fix font weight parsing and other issues in QSS
      • Settings dialog improvements (tree width, changed state for several pages)
      • Chat list filter/search
      • Shortcuts for formatting options
      • Sender colors by default (and optionally for ACTION messages)
      • Add context menu option in ChatView for enabling the menubar
      • Optionally hide brackets around sender/timestamp
      • Make /list open the channel list dialog, including advanced search for channels
      • Spell checking via Sonnet if KDE Frameworks integration is enabled
      • Support $i:ident, $i:identd, and $i:account in aliases
      • Use system locale for date/time formatting
      • Many other UI improvements and polish (tooltips, tool bars, menus...)
    • πŸ‘ Completely revamp icon theme support
      • Fix icon loading on many platforms (requires newer Qt)
      • Fix tray icons with StatusNotifier
      • Allow selecting a fallback for incomplete system icon themes
      • Ship Quassel-specific icons
      • Add Breeze and Breeze Dark icon themes, use Breeze by default
    • Notification improvements
      • New configuration options for tray icon notification
      • Use Plasma notification sounds by default (rather than KDE4's)
      • QtMultimedia notification backend (deprecates Phonon support with Qt 5)
    • IRC-related improvements
      • Support for many IRCv3 features, improved capability negotiation
      • Improve handling of user modes
      • Store sender prefixes (@+v...) in database, and optionally show in UI
      • Add support for ZNC self-messages
      • Support's membership capability
      • Support rendering of extended mIRC colors, hex colors, reverse and strikethrough
      • Make IRC rate limits configurable
      • Use UTF-8 server encoding by default (instead of ISO-8859-1, changeable via network settings)
      • Internal identd (may require port forwarding rules)
      • Strict ident mode (always sends user name)
      • Provide CTCP timestamps in ISO 8601 format
      • AutoWho-related fixes, properly support away-notify (removes workaround for non-compliant servers)
      • Command line debug options for showing raw IRC messages
    • πŸ”’ Security improvements
      • Improved SSL certificate handling
      • Add command line options for SSL certificate/key paths
      • Use SHA-512 to store the core certificate digest
      • Persist blowfish keys for encrypted channels
      • Use CBC by default, like other clients (instead of ECB)
    • 🚚 Move functionality core side (useful for mobile clients)
      • Handle buffer activity, highlights, ignore rules core-side
      • Improved ignore rule support
      • Core-side (synced) highlight rules (in addition to local highlight rules)
    • Core/client connection
      • Extended core/client feature negotiation, including diagnostic output
      • System proxy support for the client
      • Allow disconnecting other clients via "Core Info" dialog (if supported by client)
      • LDAP authentication backend for core users (--select-authenticator)
    • Regular expressions
      • Unify regex handling (may affect old ignore rules, see release announcement for details)
      • Cache many frequently used regexes to improve performance
    • Database changes
      • Use 64 bit timestamps to avoid the Y2038 problem, use millisecond precision
      • Use 64 bit message IDs to support giant backlogs (requires 0.13+ core and client)
      • Store real names and avatar URLs in database (for now, only used by Quasseldroid)
      • Improve database performance
      • Make database upgrades more robust
    • Containerization improvements
      • Store core settings in database
      • Allow configuring the core via environment variables
    • 🌲 Logging improvements
      • Allow to configure the log level also for (monolithic or not) client
      • Make debug log window more useful
      • Catch early log messages
      • Slightly reformat console output so it's better readable
    • ⬆️ Settings versioning (allows upgrading from older versions, too)
    • πŸ“± Multithread the monolithic client, to keep UI responsive even under load
    • Properly shutdown client and core on exit
    • πŸ›  Fix POSIX signal handling, support console events on Windows
    • πŸ‘· Build system improvements
    • πŸ›  Code fixes for issues found in static analysis
    • πŸ›  Many smaller fixes and quality-of-life improvements
    • ⚑️ Update inxi script to 3.0.18 (now requires Perl to be installed)
    • ⚑️ Translation updates
  • v0.13-rc2

    October 15, 2018
  • v0.13-rc1

    July 18, 2018
  • v0.12.5 Changes

    April 24, 2018
    • πŸ‘‰ Make "/ " use the rest of the message as a literal
    • πŸ— Use commit date instead of build date to support reproducible builds
    • πŸ‘Œ Support Qt 5.6 through Qt 5.10
    • πŸ— Automated OSX builds (via Travis)
    • πŸš€ Update deployment and CI settings for OSX and Windows
    • πŸ‘ Better HIDPI support with recent Qt 5 versions
    • πŸ‘ Snapcraft packaging support
    • Inxi version bump
    • Prioritization of PING/PONG messages to prevent timeouts
    • πŸ‘Œ Improved touch screen support (scrolling etc.)
    • πŸ—„ WebEngine support for URL previews (deprecates WebKit support with Qt 5)
    • πŸ”’ Disable WebKit by default due to it being unmaintained and a security risk
    • Strip format codes when checking for highlights
    • Properly disconnect from networks when shutting down
    • 🚦 Reload SSL certificates on signal SIGHUP
    • βž• Add AppData metadata for quassel and quasselclient
    • πŸ‘ Allow channel buffer merges
    • πŸ‘Œ Improve dock and tray handling on OSX
    • Split user messages on newlines, as per the RFC
    • 🏁 Join channels on double-click in platforms other than OSX and Windows
    • πŸ‘Œ Support Elliptic Curve keys for client<->core connections on Qt 5.5+
    • βž• Add sanity checks for QDataStream deserialization (e.g. for size)
    • Prevent clients from trying to login to an unconfigured core, avoiding a crash
    • πŸ›  Various bugfixes
    • Some code cleanups
    • ⚑️ Translation updates
  • v0.12.4 Changes

    April 24, 2016
    • πŸ– Handle STATUSMSG messages (recently abused for query spam)
    • πŸ”— Link previews are enabled again in Windows builds
    • πŸ›  Fix core crash caused by clients sending invalid handshake data
    • πŸ›  Fix session management with Qt 5
    • πŸ›  Fix connection issues with non-compliant ircds
    • ⚑️ Translation updates
  • v0.12.3 Changes

    February 09, 2016
    • πŸ›  Fix activity filters when selecting buffers in custom ChatViews
    • πŸ›  Fix default shortcuts when integrated with KDE Frameworks
    • 🏁 Introduce support for Appveyor CI (automated Windows builds)
    • πŸ‘Œ Support SnoreNotify 0.7
    • 🐎 Various cleanups and performance improvements
    • πŸ‘· Various build system fixes
    • πŸ”€ Channel keys are again remembered between syncs
    • πŸ‘Œ Support for Qt 5.5
    • πŸ›  Network (re)connection fixes
    • πŸ›  Fix possible message loss when running multiple core users on a psql database
    • πŸ’» Command line option for specifying SSL certificates and keys
    • πŸ›  Many smaller fixes
  • v0.12.2 Changes

    April 23, 2015
    • πŸ›  Fix PostgreSQL not re-initializing after reconnect (raising CVE-2013-4422 from the dead)
    • βœ‚ Remove warning on startup due to a change in Kdelibs4ConfigMigrator