July 31, 2003 - New Release: - "He's Upstairs, Helping Porcelain Make the Bed"


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 two new navigation buttons and lots of bug fixes.

Changes since

New Features
Guy Rouillier Added new menu buttons and shortcuts for `go to next new article' and `go to next new thread'

Bug Fixes
Pan Team
Fixed memory corruption bug that occurred when closing the compose window.
Pan Team
Fixed memory corruption bug that occurred when closing the task manager windowd.
Tom Warkentin
Pan lost articles when header downloading got a socket error.
Alexander Skwar
Cut/Copy/Paste didn't work right in the compose window's subject/email/newsgroup entry fields.
Jan De Luyck
Fixed bug that caused a log window warning when a user first loaded a new group.
Nicolas Girard
Changing identities in the Compose window wiped out any `top-posting' text preceding the attribution line. Not that you should top-post anyway. :)
Bobby D. Bryant
Fixed bug where, after resorting, the header pane no longer showed the selected article.
Søren Boll Overgaard
Fixed bug in header pane that cut off text descenders (such as the tails in the letters 'g' and 'q').
Nicolas Girard
When the header pane search field loses focus, don't update the heade pane if the search phrase hasn't changed.
Brian Key
Fixed Posting Profiles usability bug.
Jan De Luyck
Fixed a minor glib warning generated by Pan if it couldn't connect to the news server.
Jerry Walters Segers
The date column in the header pane was narrowed, instead of just scrolled offscreen, when other fields were expanded.
Samuli Kärkkäinen
Fixed long-standing bug where Pan imported the 0.11.4 config files with the wrong charset.
Dave Hill
Fixed spurious assertion failure in the logfile when getting new headers.
Jan De Luyck
Fixed minor grammatical error.