[Telepathy] ANNOUNCE: Empathy

Guillaume Desmottes guillaume.desmottes at collabora.co.uk
Thu Apr 5 03:13:02 PDT 2012

Empathy is now available for download from:

bb650137985e6fef9dbbca3353fbc643  empathy-

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 functionality.

You can visit the project web site:

What's New?
The "Please unify version numbers" release.

This new releases fixes calls logging and is usable with the stable version of

Most of the Telepathy components have been branched and released as stable. We
recommend to distributors to use the following versions of these components:
 • telepathy-glib 0.18.0
 • telepathy-gabble 0.16.0
 • telepathy-mission-control 5.12.0
 • telepathy-logger 0.4.0
 • telepathy-salut 0.8.0
 • telepathy-haze 0.6.0

 • Clutter ≥ 1.10.0
 • telepathy-logger ≥ 0.2.13

Bugs fixed:
 - Fixed #652800, Empathy should notify when someone mention me at IRC (Will Thompson)
 - Fixed #670601, empathy-accounts segfault (settings are null for liststore iter) (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #672560, Call window inline toolbar borders are not crisp (Cosimo Cecchi)
 - Fixed #672561, Call window preview drop placeholder should not be red (Cosimo Cecchi)
 - Fixed #672796, gst_element_get_name: return value should be freed (Debarshi Ray)
 - Fixed #672839, Pidgin importer treeview should expand vertically. (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #673030, Empathy need porting to logger stable call1 support (Danielle Madeley, Nicolas Dufresne)
 - Fixed #673046, Video preview is always behind the incoming video (Cosimo Cecchi)
 - Fixed #673141, Right-click on GOA account let you disable it (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #673162, "Enable" account menu item doesn't connect the account (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #673444, Needs a clutter ≥ 1.10 dep (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #673451, Initial Empathy Accounts Dialog does not allow to click "Connect" (Guillaume Desmottes)
 - Fixed #673480, nautilus-sendto menu entry "Instant Message (Empathy)" lacks icon (Guillaume Desmottes)

 - Updated ar Translation (Ibrahim Saed)
 - Updated eu Translation (Inaki Larranaga Murgoitio)
 - Updated fa Translation (Arash Mousavi)
 - Updated id Translation (Andika Triwidada)
 - Updated ja Translation (Mako N)
 - Updated ko Translation (Changwoo Ryu)
 - Updated nb Translation (Kjartan Maraas)
 - Updated or Translation (ManojKumar Giri)

Documentation translations:
 - Updated ja Documentation translation (Mako N)

05 April 2012
Empathy team

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