Augut 4, 2003 - New Release: - "Jubal's Hollow. Are You?"

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 final pre-0.14.1 beta release has a handful of usability improvements and minor bugfixes. Last chance to file bug reports...

Changes since

Pan Team Warn if a message being posted has `--', rather than `-- ', as the quote delimiter.
Guy Rouillier
Pop up an error dialog if news server authentication fails, then go offline to give the user a chance to fix the problem.
Dave Hill
Re-introduced the unread/old filters in the Filter menu.
Helge Hielscher
Added some validity checks to user input in the news server edit dialog.
Sebastian Kapfer
Beautify `abbreviate names in group pane' in the case where the group ends in "moderated".

Bug Fixes
Jan De Luyck
Fixed Compose window crashes caused by conflicts between's new wrap code and gtkspell.
Thomas K. Gamble
Pan now resumes tasks automatically after a news server connection is lost.
Fixed bug that broke keyboard shortcuts in some Pan layouts.
Frederic Crozat
Pan improperly parsed some BROWSER environmental variables when opening web pages.
Dave Hill
Ensure that changed articles' scores are propagated up to their parents in the header pane so that collapsed threads' scores are correct.
Fixed minor memory leak in the text pane.