[sylpheed-announce:00101] Sylpheed 3.1beta4 released

Hiroyuki Yamamoto hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp
Wed Dec 8 16:09:23 JST 2010


Sylpheed 3.1beta4 has been released.

This release contains some new features such as SOCKS proxy support,
improved Windows installer and automatic software update system using
NSIS. Some usability fixes have also been made.


    * New features
          o SOCKS4/SOCKS5 proxy support was added (per-account option).
          o Win32: The automatic import of Windows Address Book (WAB)
            file on initial startup was added.
          o Win32: Automatic update of program and plug-ins was

    * Improvements
          o Messages on POP3 server will be left for 7 days by default.
          o New plug-in APIs for sending messages were added.
          o The option 'Always mark as read when a message is opened'
            was added. This will bring back the previous behavior.
          o Win32: The installer now allows users to choose plug-ins to
            be installed.
          o Win32: The installer now remembers the previous install
            settings on update.

    * Bufgfixes
          o The bug that temporary password was not cleared when
            authentication failed with remote POP3 mailbox was fixed.

    * Other changes
          o The Japanese manual was updated.
          o NSIS installer script files are included in the

Note: the OpenSSL library included in Win32 distribution is an older
version (0.9.8p), because I couldn't access www.openssl.org at the
moment. Sylpheed is not affected by the vulnerability fixed in the
recent OpenSSL release (0.9.8o - 0.9.8q) anyway.

Hiroyuki Yamamoto <hiro-y at kcn.ne.jp>
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