Irssi 0.8.18-beta1 Released

Posted on December 21st 2015

Irssi 0.8.18-beta1 has been released. This beta release awaits your testing and sports 2281 line insertions, and 1014 deletions, compared to 1965 insertions and 604 deletions that were on the road to our 0.8.17 release roughly one year ago. Our top contributor TheLemonMan changed 1937 lines and the up-runner dequis changed 805. There were also several contributions from the community, see AUTHORS for a list of names and our Github repository for details.

New in this release. CAP SASL supported natively. ZNC “self messages” shown in the correct window. Line splitting now splits on space. Bracketed paste markers supported for better paste detection. Nick is hilighted everywhere in a message. Config parser is more robust. And as usual many fixes, see the NEWS for details.

This pre-release can be downloaded from our releases page.

Thanks to the Open Build Service testing packages for some distributions were prepared on ailin_nemui:irssi-test.

We are always looking for contributors so if you find any Issues report them, and if you can fix any of them do not hesitate to send in a Patch!

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The Irssi Team.