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4What's new in owl version 1.1
5-----------------------------
6* Generic filtering now exists
7
8* The filter command creates a filter
9
10* The view command narrows the view to a filter
11
12* The viewclass / vc command automatically narrows the view
13  to a particular class
14
15* The viewuser / vu command automatically narrows the view
16  to a particular user
17
18* M-n automatically narrows the view to whatever is appropriate for
19  the current message
20
21* v will start a view command
22
23* X will expunge and change the view to the view_home variable value
24
25* R will reply to sender
26
27* C-r and C-R will let the user edit the reply line
28
29* T now uses the 'trash' filter
30
31* T tells you how many messages were marked for deletion
32
33* The local realm has been removed from login/logout messages
34
35* Command history works
36
37* Prettier status command
38
39* Leave the pointer near the current message after an expunge
40
41* C-l recenters the typing window
42
43* zlocate is implemented
44
45* @italic works like @i
46
47* Unecessary quoting and options in reply lines have been removed
48
49* Errors in the 'info' command don't show up in a popup now
50
51* Implemented the aexec, pexec commands
52
53* The zsig now gets zephyr formatting
54
55* Messages now have message id's. They are displayed in 'info' and are
56  passed to the config as $owl::id.
57
58* The 'show' command is implemented to display info about filters.
59
60* M-D marks for deletion all messages in the current view
61
62* added the delete command
63
64* load-subs with no argument loads the default subscription file
65
66* "Truncated" is now displayed when the *current* message is truncated
67  not when the last displayed message is truncated.
68
69* The reply-lockout filter locks out replies to some classes
70
71* In the configfile owl::receive_msg is run when a message is
72  received.
73
74* Added the beep command
75
76* Added the contributors file
77
78* zaway, zaway_msg and zaway_msg_default are all user variables now
79
80* There is a zsig variable that overrides other zsig mechanisims
81
82* The appendtosepbar variable exists to allow the config to display
83  things in the sepbar
84
85* login messages are included as 'trash' messages by default now
86
87* Fixed a memory corruption bug in readconfig.c
88
89* There are example configs in the distribution now
90
91* Implemented the perl, aperl and pperl commands
92
93* FIxed bug with zsigproc zombies
94
95* Can disable zsigproc after setting it now
96
97* There is support for multiple browsers with the 'webbrowser'
98  variable.
99
100* Set now takes a -q option to not echo
101
102* debug is now a variable that can be turned on and off
103
104* Don't allow " and \ characters in URLs passed to a webbrowser
105
106* Build system cleaned up some
107
108* Pop up windows are wider by default
109
110* Fix to work with older versions of libzephyr
111
112* PageUp and PageDown work in the main window and in popups
113
114* Added doc/code.txt describing the code layout
115
116
117What's new in owl version 1.0
118-----------------------------
119* 'print' and 'set' with no arguments prints all variables
120
121* The 'unsub' command renamed to 'unsuball'
122
123* 'unsubscribe' (and 'unsub') command
124
125* 'getsubs' command to print subscriptions
126
127* Bug fixed in logging messages to more than one recipient
128
129* Support for zwrite options -C, -O and -n
130
131* Fixed owl_editwin_delete_char bug when there are no chars after the
132  cursor
133
134* Display 'more' and 'truncated' in the status bar
135
136* Enable printing of the 'zsigproc' and 'loginsubs' variables
137
138* Only allow message scrolling if the message is longer than the
139  screen
140
141* 'P' (capitolized) will advance the pointer to the next personal
142  message.  'M-P' will move the pointer to the previous personal
143  message.
144
145* 'T' will mark certain "trash" messages for deletion.  This includes:
146  mail notifications, pings and admin messages.
147
148* Replying to a login/logout message sends as a personal message to
149  the user
150
151* Replying to an admin message that's an outgoing message copy sends
152  as a personal message to the user
153
154* 'status' command
155
156* intro document added to the release
157
158* The local realm is trimmed everywhere, including in logging
159
160* Fixed off by one bug in scrolling popups
161
162* Complete on line help added
163
164* Pass the realm to the config file in $owl::realm
165
166* Word wrap and scroll at the bottom right corner of the editing
167  window
168
169* Fixed a bug in editwing window key_right past the last character
170
171* Print an error and don't start owl if the configfile can't be
172  parsed
173
174* Fix bug where the only message displayed might not be the current
175  message
176
177* Don't display the M-^Z key error on resize
178
179What's new in owl version 0.11
180------------------------------
181* Bug fixed in viewing messages longer than a screen
182
183* Indicate in the sepbar if there is a vertical offset present
184
185* '.' on a line by itself will send a zephyr
186
187* disable-ctrl-d variable will disable sending on C-d
188
189* bug fixed that kept C-k from deleting a final newline
190
191* make non-character meta keys work
192
193* fixed phatom zephyr problem
194
195* <, >, M-< and M-> work in popups now
196
197* removed extra spaces at bottom of a popup
198
199* Added "about" command
200
201* Fixed bug using 'M' with no current message
202
203* Log personal messages to 'all' as well as the personal file
204
205* Messages take up less memory
206
207What's new in owl version 0.10
208------------------------------
209* Scrollable / pageable popup windows.  They act like the 'less' or
210  'more' programs.
211
212* Scrolling within a message, to facilitate reading messages longer
213  than the screen size.
214
215* The command parser deals with quoting.  i.e. zwrite -c "foo class"
216  now works.
217
218* The slow cut and paste bug is fixed.
219
220* C-v and M-v will page down and up in the main window, respectively.
221
222* A bug in redrawing the popup windows is fixed.
223
224* An error is displayed when non-functional keys are pressed.
225
226* @i() formatting is displayed as underlined in curses.
227
228* Curly braces work for zephyr formatting.
229
230* The popup window size is relatively larger on small terminals
231
232* A bug in having meta keys work on eight bit input xterms is fixed.
233
234* The cursor location is more consistent.
235
236
237What's new in owl version 0.9
238-----------------------------
239* Many emacs meta keys work
240
241  M-q, M-f, M-b, M-d, M-< and M-> now work in the typing window
242  M-< and M-> also work in the main window
243  M-x in the main window now enters command mode, just like ':'
244
245* The typing window will automatically word-wrap when hitting the
246  end of the line
247
248* SmaatBolding (TM)
249
250  Users without a .zephyr.subs won't have personal messages
251  displayed in all bold
252
253* Realm displayed for interrealm zephyrs
254
255* 'personalbell' variable printing fixed
256
257* bug with ringing terminal bell on pings fixed
258
259
260What's new in owl version 0.8
261-----------------------------
262* personal logging
263 
264  "set logging on" will turn on personal logging.  By default messages
265  will go to ~/zlog/people.  This path can be changed by setting the
266  "logpath" variable.
267
268* class logging
269
270  "set classlogging on" will turn on class logging.  By default
271  messages will go to ~/zlog/class.  This path can be changed by
272  setting the "classlogpath" variable.
273
274* variable for resizeing the typing window
275
276  "set typewinsize <n>" will change the number of lines in the typing
277  window to n.
278
279* fixed bugs with backspace
280
281* -v command line option prints the version number
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