Saturday, April 5, 2008

Pidgin 2.4.1 released...

New version of pidgin released on 31st March,2008.Below is the changelog.


* libpurple

o Treat AIM Unicode messages as UTF-16 rather than UCS-2; this should have no functional effect, other than continued support on systems which have dropped UCS-2 conversions.
o Add support for setting buddy icons on Gadu-Gadu (Tomasz Salacinski)
o Fix a crash when clearing the buddy icon for an account on XMPP
o Fix a crash during login for some ICQ accounts
o Prefer more available resources on XMPP when priorities are equal
o Fix incorrectly marking some Yahoo! contacts as blocked
o Improved handling of UTF-8 group names on ICQ (beret)
o Fix a crash when starting if you have a Zephyr account
o Increase XMPP ping timeout to 120 seconds, to prevent poor network connections from timing out unnecessarily.
o Don't crash on XMPP forms with empty default values.
o Fix issues with CHAP authentication for SOCKS5 proxies.

* Pidgin
o Remove a workaround for older versions gstreamer that was causing crashes on some non-Linux systems such as HPUX
o Fix some cases of the conversation input entry area being 1 pixel high
o Fix for displaying channel & buddy names in conversation window when they have '&' in them
o Some memory leak fixes, especially in the Text Replacement plugin
o Rectangular but non-square buddy icons have rounded corners in the buddy list
* Finch
o Fix compiling with Glib older than 2.6
o Ensure existing conversations selected from the 'Send IM' dialog are given focus
o Move the tooltip on the left of the buddylist if there's not enough room on the right to show it.
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