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 0.1.5 ()

WeeChat 0.1.5 is available!

News since last version are:
- added /ame command (send CTCP action to all channels of all connected servers),
- added setting "irc_notice_as_pv" to see notices as pv,
- added nicks colors in setup file,
- added /ignore and /unignore commands,
- signal SIGQUIT is now ignored,
- jump to next server now saves current channel buffer for each server,
- ctrl-up/ctrl-down keys added to call previous/next command in global history (common to all buffers),
- many major bugs fixed.

WeeChat download page
v0.1.5 ChangeLog

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Paypal donations ()

WeeChat project now accepts donations via Paypal account, with secured payment.

Donations page

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Version 0.1.4 ()

WeeChat 0.1.4 is available!

News since last version are:
- new keyboard management, fully customizable
- DCC timeout and auto resume failed transfers
- new color for private messages (in hotlist)
- new colors for join and part/quit (arrows)
- customizable highlights with irc_highlight var
- command /amsg added
- channels auto-prefixed by "#" for /join command
- added time with seconds in infobar
- many bugs fixed.

Note for users upgrading to version 0.1.4 from old version:
Config parameter "irc_infobar_timestamp" should be modified to remove time.
For example, replace "%B, %A %d %Y - %H:%M" by "%B, %A %d %Y".

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v0.1.4 ChangeLog

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Version 0.1.3 ()

WeeChat 0.1.3 is available!

News since last version are:
- IPv6 added
- SSL added
- proxy support added (http, socks4, socks5)
- /set command now completed
- channels notify now saved in config file
- many bugs fixed.

WeeChat download page
v0.1.3 ChangeLog

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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)

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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.

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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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