Version 0.4.0 ()

Version 0.4.0 is available!

Among the new features:
- add option "diff" for command /set, display default values in output of /set
- add color support in prefix options
- add command /eval, use expression in conditions for bars
- connect by default with IPv6 to servers with fallback to IPv4
- add aspell suggestions
- add support of tags in irc messages and "server-time" capability
- add irc command /quiet
- add support of IPv6 in relay plugin
- add backlog for irc protocol in relay plugin
- display remote IP address for DCC chat/file in xfer plugin
- add git version in build
- many bugs fixed.

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


Version 0.3.9.2 (security release) ()

Version 0.3.9.2 is available, it fixes a security problem: untrusted command for function hook_process could lead to execution of commands, because of shell expansions.
Upgrade is highly recommended for all users.

More information on the page with security issues.


Mailing list for security advisories ()

A new mailing list has been added for the security advisories.
To be warned immediately when a security vulnerability is found in WeeChat, just subscribe to the list.


Version 0.3.9.1 (security release) ()

Version 0.3.9.1 is available, it fixes a security problem (buffer overflow when decoding IRC colors in strings).
Upgrade is recommended for all users.

More information on the page with security issues.


Checksum and GPG signature ()

Checksum (SHA1, 160-bit) is now displayed for source packages and some binary packages on download page. GPG signature is available for each stable release (the two source packages). You can find instructions to verify packages on download page.

This should help you to verify that downloaded packages have not be corrupted in any way.


Version 0.3.9 ()

Version 0.3.9 is available!

Among the new features:
- add plugin "script" (replacement of weeget.py and script.pl)
- add support of SSL in relay plugin
- add color for offline nicks
- add system resource limits for WeeChat process
- add zoom on merged buffer (default key: alt+"x")
- add "Day changed to" in logger backlog
- add command line option "-r" (or "--run-command") to run command(s) after startup of WeeChat
- add option "swap" for command /buffer
- generate alternate IRC nicks dynamically (when all nicks are already in use)
- fix rejoin of password protected IRC channels
- fix freeze in irc and relay plugins with sockets
- fix color of long lines (displayed on more than one line on screen) under FreeBSD
- allow update for some variables of hdata
- add japanese user's guide, scripting guide and tester's guide
- many bugs fixed.

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


IPv6 for weechat.org ()

Site weechat.org and all subdomains are now accessible via IPv6.


Version 0.3.8 ()

Version 0.3.8 is available!

Among the new features:
- add terminal "bracketed paste mode"
- add IRC "external" SASL mechanism
- improve parsing of IRC channel modes (do not send extra command "MODE" to server)
- follow symbolic links for configuration files (*.conf)
- new option weechat.look.prefix_same_nick (hide same prefix for multiple consecutive messages from same nick)
- add colors for backlog lines
- redirect IRC messages from clients to hide output (relay plugin, IRC protocol)
- add a connection timeout for child process in hook_connect
- fix display bugs and crashes with small windows
- fix truncated configuration files (zero-length) after system crash
- many bugs fixed.

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


Version 0.3.7 ()

Version 0.3.7 is available!

This is a major release, with lot of bugs fixed and major new features.

Among the new features:
- support of Scheme scripts (new plugin "guile")
- support of Python 3.x (but version 2.x still recommended)
- add "weechat" protocol in relay plugin for remote interfaces, like QWeeChat
- new option irc.color.mirc_remap to remap mirc colors in irc messages
- new options irc.look.highlight_{server|channel|pv} to customize or disable default nick highlight
- new option "capabilities" in irc servers (to enable some client capabilities on connection)
- new option weechat.history.max_buffer_lines_minutes to limit buffer history by time
- use extended regex in /filter, /ignore and /list
- add support of flags in regular expressions and highlight options
- add URL transfer in plugin API (with hook_process and hook_process_hashtable)
- add translations in japanese
- add doc for relay protocol
- add developer's guide
- many bugs fixed.

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


QWeeChat - Python/Qt GUI ()

Christmas gift: QWeeChat, the first remote interface for WeeChat. It is written in Python, using Qt toolkit.

Note that this is an alpha version of this interface, many features are missing.

More info and screenshot are on development blog.

Merry Christmas and happy new year 2012 with WeeChat and QWeeChat!

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