WeeChat is a fast, light and extensible chat client, with a text-based user interface.
It is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License version 3.

Important: since 2009, the official WeeChat website has moved to https://weechat.org/.

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Version 0.1.2 ()

WeeChat 0.1.2 is available!

News since last version are:
- Python plugin support, Perl interface improved
- nicklist scroll keys (Alt+{home/end/pgup/pgdn} or F11/F12)
- DCC files transfer rate
- buffers timestamp can now be changed
- compile is ok under *BSD and Mac OS X
- missing IRC commands added (307, 341, 485, 671)
- fixed some bugs: crash when purging old DCC, crash with 64-bits arch (like AMD64) when converting UTF-8, nicklist sort.

Add-on, 2005-05-24: fixed crash at startup and Perl/Python detection, version is now 0.1.2.1.

WeeChat download page
v0.1.2 ChangeLog

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Version 0.1.1 ()

WeeChat 0.1.1 is available!

News since last version are:
- new display engine: doesn't cut words at end of lines
- DCC send (file) and DCC chat
- FIFO pipe for remote control
- connection to IRC server is now made by child process (non blocking)
- nicks count for channel buffers
- crash dump when WeeChat receives SIGSEGV (Segmentation fault)
- new commands: /ban, /unban, /kickban, /halfop, /dehalfop
- UnrealIrcd IRC servers support
- spanish translation
- bugs fixed (display and commands)

WeeChat download page
v0.1.1 ChangeLog

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Version 0.1.0 ()

WeeChat 0.1.0 is available!

News since last version are:
- improved /window command: now split and merge are ok
- away nicks are now displayed with another color (new option: "irc_away_check")
- added away indicator in status bar
- added lag indicator (and auto-disconnect after a delay if important lag)
- improved completion: now completes commands arguments (IRC and internal)
- improved /set command: empty strings are allowed, new colors, server options can be changed while WeeChat is running
- added default away/part/quit messages in config file
- new [irc] section in config file
- added new options for charset (UTF-8 support)
- fixed many memory leaks
- fixed commands: /op, /deop, /voice, /devoice, /me, /away
- many bugs fixed.

WeeChat download page
v0.1.0 ChangeLog

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Version 0.0.9 ()

WeeChat 0.0.9 is available!

News since last version are:
- auto reconnection to server when disconnected (and fixed bug: 100% CPU usage after disconnection),
- new "/buffer close" command (lets you close a server buffer),
- "/notice" command fixed,
- colors delete in incoming messages (existing option "look_remove_colors_from_msgs"),
- new keys Ctrl-A, Ctrl-E, Ctrl-W, Alt-S, Alt-X,
- new setup options: server_autoreconnect, sserver_autoreconnect_delay, server_command_delay.

WeeChat download page
v0.0.9 ChangeLog

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Version 0.0.8 ()

WeeChat 0.0.8 is available!

News since last version are:
- DCC incoming file,
- away announced in channels,
- logging buffers to disk (optional),
- auto-join when kicked (optional),
- Ctrl-L key: redraw terminal,
- Alt-R key: clear hotlist,
- improved or fixed commands: /buffer, /query, /kick,
- many bugs fixed.

WeeChat download page
v0.0.8 ChangeLog

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Version 0.0.7 ()

WeeChat 0.0.7 is available!

News since last version are:
- new channels management, with numbered buffers,
- multi-windows management with /window and /buffer commands,
- auto jump to buffers with activity (Alt-A),
- jump to buffers by number (Alt-number),
- unique color for each nick (based on nickname),
- history limit (saves memory).

WeeChat download page
v0.0.7 ChangeLog

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Major new features ()

WeeChat has many new important features since some weeks:
- multi-windows management (with horizontal and vertical window split)
- buffers managed by number, with direct access by Alt+digit key or with new /buffer command
- auto jump to buffers with activity (Alt-A)

All new features are in CVS and development version. /window and /buffer commands are still under development.
Feel free to report any problem or suggestion to improve navigation between buffers/windows.

Last version screenshot
WeeChat download page, development version

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Version 0.0.6 ()

WeeChat 0.0.6 is available!

News since last version are:
- improved channel highlight (priority to message vs join/part)
- fixed bug when opened private win and remote user changes his nick
- /query command added (starts private conversation)
- IRC messages 476, 477 added
- /mode command is now ok and channel flags are displayed in status bar
- fixed display bug (text was blinking when scrolling)
- CTCP Version reply is now in English only and doesn't show host (security reason)

WeeChat download page
v0.0.6 ChangeLog

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Version 0.0.5 ()

WeeChat 0.0.5 is available!

News since last version are:
- info bar with highlight from other channels, can be modified by Perl scripts
- /set command (configuration can be modified while WeeChat is running)
- new command line parameter: "-c" to see config options
- nick is now un*x username in default config
- secured code to prevent any buffer overflow
- many bugs fixed

WeeChat download page
v0.0.5 ChangeLog

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Version 0.0.4 ()

WeeChat 0.0.4 is available!

News since last version are:
- Perl scripts support, with auto-load
- highlight
- Ctrl-C now intercepted (ignored)
- debug messages can be enabled via ./configure --enbale-debug option
- many bugs fixed

WeeChat download page

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