Feb 9, 2003 - New Release: - "Bush Wags the Dog"


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 is a minor release, with a handful of bugfixes to's Task Manager rewrite, and some new minor Preferences options.

Changes since

Luigi Trovato Reintroduced 0.12's separate options for single-click selecting groups and headers.
Mark Kelly Sped up the loading of very large newsgroups.

Bug Fixes
Lars Bamberger Fixed bug in importing filters from older filter files -- phrases were wrapped with '*' characters.
Lars Bamberger Fixed bug in the filter editor that didn't set the `starts with', `doesn't start with', etc correctly.
Brian Morrison Fixed SIGPIPE crash.