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Ximian: Evolution 0.10 "Tasmanian Devil" is out

May 15, 2001, 00:41 (30 Talkback[s])
From:   Ettore Perazzoli <ettore@ximian.com>
Subject:        Evolution 0.10 "Tasmanian Devil" is out
Date:   14 May 2001 17:55:34 -0400
 
The happy monkeys at Ximian have just released Evolution 0.10, code name
"Tasmanian Devil".

Evolution is the GNOME mailer, calendar, and addressbook application.

* Availability

    For those of you using Ximian GNOME, this version can be installed
    by subscribing to the Evolution channel in Red Carpet (System -> Get
    Software).

    You can also get the Evolution source tarball here:

        ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/unstable/sources/evolution

    Evolution also requires Gal (0.7), GtkHTML (0.8.2), Bonobo (1.0),
    OAF (0.6.2), GNOME VFS (1.0), libunicode (0.4.gnome), GNOME Print
    (0.25) and ORBit (0.5.6).

        ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/unstable/sources/gal
        ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/unstable/sources/gtkhtml
        ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/unstable/sources/bonobo
        ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/unstable/sources/oaf
        ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/unstable/sources/gnome-vfs
        ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/unstable/sources/libunicode
        ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/stable/sources/gnome-print
        ftp://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/stable/sources/ORBit

* Changes since version 0.9

    Shell:

      - Fixed some usability bugs in the folder selection and creation
        dialogs.  (Ettore)

      - Added a --debug option.  (Dan)

      - Added support for drag and drop operations.  (Ettore)

    Mail: 

      - SSL (S/IMAP, S/POP, and S/SMTP).  (Jeff)

      - Virtual Trash folders in each mail storage and "Empty Trash" menu
        item to expunge all folders in a store.  (Jeff)

      - Email addresses in mail headers are now right-clickable to add
        them to the Addressbook (Jon, Radek)

      - Hide deleted messages is now a mode rather than a one-time
        operation. (Michael)

      - When sending plain text mail, use the new plain text mode of the
        GtkHTML editor (Larry)

      - Cancellable operations, cancellable/async dns lookup, slightly
        improved progress reporting.  (Michael)

      - Allow per-identity Draft and Sent folders.  (Dan)

      - Replies quoted with "> " in messages are now displayed dimmed to
        make it easier to find the new bits of text. (Radek)

      - Saved searches.  Searches now configurable via XML with supporting
        C code.  (Michael)

      - UNMATCHED vFolder (shows all messages that are in no other
        vFolder). (Michael)

      - SASL Authentication (Kerberos4, DIGEST-MD5, CRAM-MD5, PLAIN,
        LOGIN, ANONYMOUS) for IMAP and SMTP (haven't done POP yet)
        (Jeff, Dan)

      - Filter/vFolder on Mailing List.  (Michael)

      - Resend sent items.  (Jeff)

      - Allow users to turn on/off headers in the composer and added
        Reply-To header entry in the composer.  (Miguel, Jeff)

      - Numerous OpenPGP (PGP/MIME) fixes.  (Jeff)

      - Replying to a message chooses account based on message
        addressee's.  (Jeff)

      - Redid Forward Inline and Forward Quoted.  (Jeff)

      - IMAP fixes: greater configurability for faster startup/mail check
        (Dan), folders should now notice new messages when you switch to
        them (Dan), copying/moving many messages at once should be much
        faster (Jeff), better support for old IMAP servers (Dan)

      - IMAP message bodies are now cached to local disk to speed up
        re-access (Dan)

      - New config dialogs (last time!) (Anna, Dan)

      - Sorting by a text field in the message list no longer generates a
        random order. (Michael)

      - Fixed "crash when getting new mail from 2 POP servers" bug. (Dan)

      - Numerous bugfixes, cleanups and optimisations. (Everyone)

    Addressbook:

      - Added support for non editable sources.  (Toshok)

      - Added address completion for use in contact entries using the
        select names system.  (Jon Trowbridge)

      - Fixed some major crashes in the addressbook backend.  (Clahey)

      - Updated Ximian's contact information.  (Jason Leach)

      - Finished LDAP support.  (Toshok)

    Calendar:

      - Event creation fixes.  (Miguel)

      - Calendar loading fixes and removal of old code.  (Federico)

      - Made the iTIP control have better spacings.  (Anna)

      - i18n fixes.  (Kjartan)

    Tasks:

      - Created a popup list item for ETable to select the Status,
        Classification, Priority, Percent & Transparencey fields.  (Damon)

      - Created a popup date editor item for ETable to set all the dates in the
        tasks.  (Damon)

    Importers: 

      - Created Intelligent Importers that look for certain files on your disk
        and works out what type of data it is. Currently Intelligent Importers
        exist for Pine, Elm and Netscape. (Iain)

    General:

      - Rewrote ETree in gal.  Changed evolution to support the changes in
        API.  (Clahey)

      - Lots of Etable/ETree bug fixes.  (Clahey)

      - Lots of i18n/l10n fixes.  (Kjartan Maraas, Gedeminas Paulauskas,
        and the Evolution gang)

-- 
Ettore