July 25, 2003 - New Release: - "She's so good-looking but she just crumbles and burns"


What is Pan?

Pan is a newsreader which attempts to be pleasing to both new and experienced users. In addition to the standard newsreader features, Pan also supports yEnc, offline newsreading, article filtering, multiple connections, and more features for power users and alt.binaries fans.

It's also the only Unix newsreader to get a perfect score on the Good Net-Keeping Seal of Approval evaluations.


This beta release adds a handful of bugfixes and usability improvements. There have been some significant changes the task manager, so beta testers are encouraged.

Changes since

Thomas Klausner
Added support for GNet 2.
Brad Sims
Show the current line and column numbers in the Compose window.
T. G. Reaper
If `wrap' is on in the message composer, text pasted into it should be wrapped too.
Nicolas Girard
Speed improvements in `Delete all Articles' when the group is loaded in the header pane
Michael Waters
Speed improvements in toggling tabbed layout on/off.
Kelsey Bjarnason
Clear the body pane when switching newsgroups.
Pan Team
Added shortcut keys for the `Find' fields in the group and header pane toolbars.

Bug Fixes
Don Horsman
Fixed 0.13.4 bug that prevented stopped tasks from being able to be requeued via the task manager.
Nicolas Girard
Fixed bug that caused bug the header pane to lose focus after articles were deleted.
Chris Petersen
Fixed another bug that caused articles to be downloaded twice if `enter' was pressed in the header pane.
Dave Hill
Sam Guidice
`Delete Article' rules didn't work properly in folders or in deselected groups.
Jan De Luyck
Respect the gtk theme's colors for the background of the score column in the header pane.