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!


Version 0.3.6 ()

Version 0.3.6 is available!

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

Among the new features:
- mouse support
- cursor mode (free movement of cursor on screen)
- contexts for keys
- hdata in API (direct access to WeeChat and plugins data)
- "inactive" colors for inactive windows and lines in merged buffers
- support of merged buffers in /layout, save layout of buffers/windows on /upgrade
- horizontal scrolling in buffers with free content
- split of outgoing IRC messages
- options for "more" chars in bars
- bold not used any more for basic colors (if terminal has at least 16 colors)
- automatic zoom on current window when terminal becomes too small for windows
- new command /repeat
- local variable "highlight_regex" in buffers.

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


Dennis Ritchie has left #world ()

Dennis Ritchie, creator of the C programming language, and key developer of the Unix operating system has died.
WeeChat is written in C, and runs on derivatives of Unix.
So we just say a big thank you to you, Dennis, for your wonderful job.


Version 0.3.5 ()

Version 0.3.5 is available!

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

Among the new features:
- 256 colors support improved (dynamic allocation of colors)
- attributes for colors (bold/reverse/underline)
- better scroll of input (with long text)
- output of /help improved for list of commands and their arguments
- remember scroll position of buffers in windows
- list of buffers in filters
- count of messages in hotlist buffers
- swap buffers of windows
- balance of windows
- new API function to set help on plugin/script options
- speller options in aspell plugin
- option for SSL priorities in IRC servers
- color nicks in nicklist and output of /names.

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


Version 0.3.4 ()

Version 0.3.4 is available!

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

Among the new features:
- 256 colors support, with unlimited number of nick colors
- irc proxy (relay plugin)
- redirection of IRC commands
- command /notify
- rmodifier plugin
- regular expressions for highlights
- color support for timestamp in chat buffer
- irc option to force color for some nicks
- share input line between buffers.

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


Happy colorful Christmas with WeeChat! ()

As a Christmas gift, a new major feature of WeeChat is now available: support of 256 colors!
It is available in git repository, or in devel package with version 0.3.4-rc2.

The future version 0.3.4 will bring major features like:
- 256 colors
- irc proxy (relay plugin)
- redirection of IRC commands
- command /notify
- rmodifier plugin
- regular expressions for highlights
- and much more!

We wish you happy Christmas and happy new year with WeeChat!
See you in 2011 for version 0.3.4 :-)

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