[Telepathy] ANNOUNCE: Empathy 2.91.6

Guillaume Desmottes guillaume.desmottes at collabora.co.uk
Tue Feb 1 01:43:50 PST 2011

Empathy 2.91.6 is now available for download from:

98b2d0633a55b83e06c86beb2417e3f6  empathy-2.91.6.tar.gz
e136a9896682917b440376a502ba3d1a  empathy-2.91.6.tar.bz2

What is it?
Empathy is a messaging program which supports text, voice, and video
chat and file transfers over many different protocols.  Empathy is the
default chat client in GNOME, and is based on the Telepathy framework,
making it easier for other GNOME applications to integrate collaboration

You can visit the project web site:

What's New?
Empathy can now search for contacts on the server!
It can also now save the password of protected rooms.


 • folks ≥ 0.3.4
 • telepathy-glib ≥ 0.13.11

Bugs fixed:
 - Fixed #601577, Add a throbber in the info bar when joining a room
protected room (Jonny Lamb)
 - Fixed #601578, Add "Firefox style" info bar to save room password
(Jonny Lamb)
 - Fixed #606947, support Contact Search API (Emilio Pozuelo Monfort)
 - Fixed #609419, Display "typing" icon in muc contacts list (Chandni
 - Fixed #609420, Don't display "typing" icon in muc tabs (Chandni
 - Fixed #631101, Enforce a format for birthday (Vitaly Minko)
 - Fixed #634853, Empathy does not allow Yahoo server to be added to
account. (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #637322, empathy-chat crashes when trying to send a file
(Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #637839, Send video button greyed out but Video->Video On menu
not (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #637847, Adjust for Folks avatar and presence interface renames
(Travis Reitter)
 - Fixed #639302, Incoming message sound played twice (Guillaume
 - Fixed #640295, main-window: use line-wrap for "no match" label (Diego
Escalante Urrelo)
 - Fixed #640411, Crash when trying to create an ICQ account (Guillaume
 - Fixed #640532, Rename and clean-up EmpathyIdle (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #640751, Mark a non-user-visible string as untranslatable.
(Will Thompson)

 - Updated ar Translation (Khaled Hosny)
 - Updated cs Translation (Marek Černocký)
 - Updated de Translation (Mario Blättermann)
 - Updated es Translation (Daniel Mustieles)
 - Updated et Translation (Ivar Smolin)
 - Updated eu Translation (Inaki Larranaga Murgoitio)
 - Updated gl Translation (Fran Diéguez)
 - Updated he Translation (Yaron Shahrabani)
 - Updated ru Translation (Yuri Myasoedov)

01 February 2011
Empathy team

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