[Telepathy] ANNOUNCE: Empathy 2.27.91

Xavier Claessens xclaesse at gmail.com
Tue Aug 25 08:11:49 PDT 2009

Empathy 2.27.91 is now available for download from:

b6912c21fd0aad3a784eb8a4e1a8c5a3  empathy-2.27.91.tar.gz
a9c20d88ceecf1ef1fab545be6acc181  empathy-2.27.91.tar.bz2

What is it?
Empathy consists of a rich set of reusable instant messaging widgets,
and a GNOME client using those widgets. It uses Telepathy and Nokia's
Mission Control, and reuses Gossip's UI. The main goal is to permit
desktop integration by providing libempathy and libempathy-gtk
libraries. libempathy-gtk is a set of powerful widgets that can be
embeded into any GNOME application.

You can visit the project web site:

What's New?
- This version needs mission-control-5 instead of the now deprecated
   mission-control-4. As result, libmission-control-client and libtelepathy are
   not required anymore.

 - Empathy can now optionally use ConnMan instead of NetworkManager.

 - libgnome-keyring is now required, it is used to migrate accounts created with
   MissionControl4, because password were saved in the keyring. Unfortunately
   the new MissionControl is not using the keyring yet, so your password will be
   written in plain text. Keyring support will soon be added in a future
   MissionControl-5 release.

 - Empathy now uses libunique to prevent running it twice.

Bugs fixed:
 - Fixed #588878, empathy crashes making voip call if it can't set up the pipeline
 - Fixed #494007, Empathy should conform to the XDG directory specification
 - Fixed #526360, easy screen sharing
 - Fixed #571989, "Video preview" menu item doesn't do anything
 - Fixed #576467, msn profile should use a butterfly icon (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #580134, Displays empty bubbles for messages containing < (Will Thompson)
 - Fixed #582191, The call windows should have a "redial" button.
 - Fixed #582810, When we stop receiving video in a call, we should not see the last video frame.
 - Fixed #585322, Start chat/call from map view
 - Fixed #585443, drag & drop in contact list should be a move action (Louis-Francis Ratté-Boulianne)
 - Fixed #585843, Should use stable Geolocation API (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #585844, Should use stable Debug API (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #585867, "Minutes ago" is not updated with time in Map View
 - Fixed #585993, support global installed themes
 - Fixed #586401, Clicking URLs don't work in adium's themes
 - Fixed #586977, Reduced Accuracy mode is wrong
 - Fixed #587161, cannot reconnect to msn after setting a s̷̸̭͎̯͔̭͙̮͙̹͉̱͔̳̏ͪͧ̏̒̒̐̋͌̊̀ͩͣ́̈ͦͬ̀̚ͅtrange nickname
 - Fixed #587514, Werror breaks the build
 - Fixed #587634, Mailto: url mangled if :+letter forms a smiley
 - Fixed #587706, ALL yahoo contacts appear in contact list w/ no status icon or avatar
 - Fixed #587803, Invert the variable position for a proper translation (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #588252, Set the codecs preferences/properties from a config file
 - Fixed #588840, Empathy Crashes when initiating dialog with a buddy (Will Thompson)
 - Fixed #589091, Feature Share My Desktop for Empathy
 - Fixed #589335, No way to send a message starting with a slash (Frédéric Péters)
 - Fixed #589846, wrap text in contact label status
 - Fixed #590029, IRC help window waiting for something when opened from conversation window (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #590118, Port pidgin account importer to mc5
 - Fixed #590165, Should use MC5 (Sjoerd Simons)
 - Fixed #590756, VNC/Vinagre tube Service should a well-known TCP service name (Arnaud Maillet)
 - Fixed #590924, Set selectable status information
 - Fixed #590956, Shouldn't show old locations
 - Fixed #590962, empathy-contact-widget does not follow style guidelines
 - Fixed #590982, Changing the input volume makes the application crash if the call has been disconnected
 - Fixed #591058, Should be able to send files from network locations (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #591199, [a11y] Attempting to get default text attributes crashes Empathy
 - Fixed #591247, Missing status icons (Frédéric Péters)
 - Fixed #591335, Merge new Mallard help files
 - Fixed #591468, Crashed when I opened a tab to an IRC contact. (Will Thompson)
 - Fixed #591543, Switch to clutter-gtk-0.10
 - Fixed #591582, make distcheck fails on codec-preference (Frédéric Péters)
 - Fixed #591602, Changed Empathy docs path (Milo Casagrande)
 - Fixed #591612, Segfault at strcmp opening preferences (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #592005, Unmark for translation: 'gtk-add', 'gtk-remove' and 'gtk-leave-fullscreen'
 - Fixed #592052, "Call" misses translator comment (Guillaume Desmottes)

 - Updated ar Translation (Khaled Hosny)
 - Updated bg Translation (Alexander Shopov)
 - Updated br Translation (Denis Arnaud)
 - Updated ca Translation (Gil Forcada)
 - Updated ca at valencia Translation (Carles Ferrando)
 - Updated cs Translation (Andre Klapper)
 - Updated de Translation (Michael Kanis)
 - Updated es Translation (Jorge González)
 - Updated et Translation (Ivar Smolin, Mattias Põldaru)
 - Updated eu Translation (Inaki Larranaga Murgoitio)
 - Updated fi Translation (Tommi Vainikainen)
 - Updated ga Translation (Seán de Búrca)
 - Updated gl Translation (Antón Méixome)
 - Updated he Translation (Mark Krapivner)
 - Updated hr Translation (Sjoerd Simons)
 - Updated kn Translation (Shankar Prasad)
 - Updated nb Translation (Kjartan Maraas)
 - Updated or Translation (Manoj Kumar Giri)
 - Updated pt_BR Translation (Rodrigo L. M. Flores)
 - Updated sv Translation (Daniel Nylander)
 - Updated ta Translation (ifelix)
 - Updated te Translation (krishnababu k)
 - Updated tr Translation (Baris Cicek)
 - Updated uk Translation (Maxim V. Dziumanenko)
 - Updated zh_CN Translation (Aron Xu, lyper)
 - Updated zh_HK Translation (Chao-Hsiung Liao)
 - Updated zh_TW Translation (Chao-Hsiung Liao)

Documentation translations:
 - Updated de Documentation translation (Mario Blättermann)
 - Updated es Documentation translation (Jorge González)

25 August 2009
Empathy team

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