Version 2.9 ()

Version 2.9 is available!

Among the new features:

- add command "handshake" in weechat relay protocol and nonce to prevent replay attacks during authentication
- add command "completion" in weechat relay protocol
- add option\_timeout, add status "waiting\_auth" in irc and weechat relay protocols
- add option "color\_bg\_inactive" in bars
- add bar items "buffer\_nicklist\_count\_groups" and "buffer\_nicklist\_count\_all"
- add key Alt+Enter to insert a newline, set default size for input bar to 0 (automatic)
- add a scalable WeeChat logo (SVG)
- add base 16/32/64 encoding/decoding in evaluation of expressions with "base\_encode:base,xxx" and "base\_decode:base,xxx"
- add case sensitive wildcard matching comparison operator ("==*" and "!!*") and case sensitive/insensitive include comparison operators ("==-", "!!-", "=-", "!-") in evaluation of expressions
- add keys Alt+Shift+B and Alt+Shift+N to toggle buflist/nicklist bars
- reload configuration files when the SIGHUP signal is received
- add API functions to complete words in command line
- evaluate option buflist.look.sort
- add support of "UTF8MAPPING" in IRC server
- display IRC "account" messages in buffers
- evaluate arguments when a trigger of type "command" is created
- enable again command "/guile eval"
- fix slow send of data to relay clients when SSL is enabled
- add CI with GitHub Actions
- run tests on plugins only if the plugins are enabled and compiled
- GnuTLS is now a required dependency
- disable build of JavaScript plugin by default, remove Debian package "weechat-javascript"
- many bugs fixed.

For complete list of new features and bugs fixed, please look at development blog or ChangeLog.

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