[prssr-devel-ml] pRSSreader 1.3.3 beta1

  • From: David Andrs <pda@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: prssr-devel-ml@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 16 Nov 2006 00:50:30 +0100

Hi!

I have finished the beta1, you can get it on
http://pda.jasnapaka.com/prssr/beta/ 

What's New (short version):
---------------------------

* ADD: support for HTTPS
* ADD: Select which feeds/groups will be imported
* ADD: Template for adding new sites (is explained below)
* ADD: Relative dates in today plugin
* ADD: If the download of a file fails, there are 2 more retries
performed
* ADD: button for toggling flagged status of a message (on reading
message windows)
* ADD: More WM5 friendly
* ADD: device is not suspended during update
* ADD: Preliminary support for landscape mode
* ADD: Show relative times (e.g. 5 minutes ago)
* ADD: Custom date format
* ADD: euc-kr code page
* ADD: menu item for caching images
* ADD: setting config for multiple site
* ADD: Today plugin: cycling only feed items
* ADD: Groups in top site list (the one that drops down) shows number of
unread items
* ADD: Each site has its own sort settings
* ADD: Setting site properties after the site is added
* ADD: Info about update interval that is suggested by a feed provider
* ADD: Sites/Groups in site list can be mixed together in any way
* ADD: Automatical updates work if pRSSreader is not running (even if
the today plugin is not active)
* ADD: wait cursor replaced by a dialog that shows the progess of
long-term action
* ADD: preloading of previous/next feed
* ADD: copy URL of multiple selected items (messages not sites) to the
clipboard
* ADD: if the HTML optimizer is defined, it is used for opening online
sources (i.e. not cached ones)
* ADD: restoring session
* ADD: Hide groups in summary view
* ADD: summary view improved
* ADD: Site manager gui rearranged
* ADD: Starting pRSSreader in summary view
* ADD: HW keys
* huge amount of bug fixes


Template for adding new sites:

If you are adding new site, you can define default settings for it, e.g.
turn on online content caching, image caching, etc. configured only via
registry (I will post details later in a separate mail)


How To Install
--------------

1. Backup your OPML file.
2. Uninstall 1.3.2 (or older)
3. Install the new 1.3.3beta1
4. Import OPML file

You might encounter some troubles when upgrading form previous version.
If you decide to upgrade, report all upgrade related problems.


Bug Reporting
-------------
Each bug in a separate mail, please. Do NOT write one mail with a list
of found bug. It is harder for me to process it.

Logging feature is disabled by default, you can enable it by setting:
HKCU\Software\DaProfik\pRSSreader, LogLevel[DWORD] = 5,
LogFile[String]=<path\logfile>


Localizations
-------------
Nowadays, there are 8 localizations available. It tooks me some time to
prepare the diff for all localizations. Please, be patient, I have still
some very important work to do, which has to be finished before
Christmas. The updates will be prepared during the beta testing. I will
let you know about that fact.


Notes
-----

There are some registry tweaks that are not published yet, I will do it
in a separate mail.

This beta is not rock stable. I made some tests and results are quite
good. So, do not forget to backup your OPML file. The backup of PDA is
also recommended. pRSSreader should not make such big troubles, but it
is for sure.

That's all for now,
--
David

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