After months of heavy development we are pleased to announce the release of Konversation 0.15! Konversation is a simple and easy to use IRC client. New features include a brand-new Kontact integration, better KDE HIG compliance, DCC rewritten with KIO, support for SSL IRC servers and much more!
- Improved settings dialog
- New network based server settings
- SSL IRC server support
- Ported socket code to KNetwork, should solve most connection problems
- KIO-fied local I/O on DCC send/receive
- Full irc:/ URL support (channel name & password now supported in url)
- Get default username and ident information from system for new users
- Improved display of bi-directional text
- Support for bouncer prefixes in nick completion
- Scripts now work via "/script" or "/exec script"
- XChat-like "/charset" command
- Per-channel encoding settings
- "Open Watched Nicks Online panel on startup"
- Stay in systray all the time (hides window from taskbar)
- Get own IP from IRC server for DCC send/chat
- OSD positioning
- Automatically issue /WHO to display away status of nicks in nick list
- DCC port range support
Debian, SUSE and Mandrake packages are in progress, however you can download the source tarball.
Unfortunately www.konversation.org is down at the moment, but please refer to our temporary page at http://konversation.sf.net.
We are greatly driven by user feedback, so if you wish to see a new feature in Konversation please join us on our IRC channel at irc.kde.org, #konversation.
--The Konversation Team.