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1This is the NEWS file for ConfClerk. ConfClerk is the successor of
2fosdem-schedule; cf. docs/fosdem-schedule for the historic documentation.
3
4version 0.6.5, 2021-07-30
5* Parse, save and display UTC offset from XML files.
6* Add "display time shift" option.
7  This allows users to show events in a different timezone than the one the
8  conference is in. Useful especially for online conferences during
9  pandemics but also for other situations like travelling.
10* Adjust alarm settings to UTC offset and time shift changes.
11  (Lightly tested on Linux and not tested under Maemo.)
12* Add appstream file.
13* Update URLs in documentation.
14* Cleanups in conference dialog.
15
16version 0.6.4, 2017-12-08
17* Improve proxy dialog and add support for SOCKS5 proxies.
18  Thanks to intrigeri for the bug report.
19  (Fixes: #59)
20* Make toolbar in main window non-movable to prevent accidentally
21  pulling it out.
22
23version 0.6.3, 2017-10-01
24* Support Qt5 and Qt4.
25  (Fixes: #57)
26  Mention new location of database file under Qt5 in docs.
27* Fix display of events after midnight.
28  (Fixes: #53)
29* Fix import failures when the conference has no tracks in the XML file.
30  Thanks to Martín Ferrari for the bug report and the help with the fix.
31  (Fixes: #56)
32* Bail out on import when conference XML has empty or ill-formed
33  event IDs.
34  Thanks to Paul Wise for the bug report.
35  (Fixes: #58)
36* Make URLs in Abstract/Description of event detail view clickable.
37  (Fixes: #49)
38* Improve exception handling and error messages.
39  Thanks to Martín Ferrari for his help.
40* Improve import dialog:
41  - enable "Open" button only when a URL is entered
42  - trim URL
43
44version 0.6.2, 2017-01-24
45* Event dialog: don't unconditionally assume plain text for description and
46  abstract, can be rich text as well (i.e. contain HTML tags).
47* Favourites: change from boolean to tri-strate: no favourite, weak/fallback
48  favourite, strong favourite.  Adapt buttons and conflict markers.
49  Thanks to Elena ``of Valhalla'' for the bug report.
50  (Fixes: #54)
51* Handle SSL errors.
52  Present SSL error messages during download in a warning dialog and ask
53  user about how to proceed.
54  (In practice seen on Maemo due to ancient certificates.)
55
56version 0.6.1, 2014-09-11
57* Fix typos in documentation.
58* Add Keyword entry to .desktop file. 
59* Make it impossible to hide the toolbar by disallowing its context menu.
60  (Fixes: #51).
61* Fix bugs around rooms.
62  Insert names into database, handle room name changes.
63
64version 0.6.0, 2013-06-13
65* New DB schema 001. Datebase is converted on first start.
66  DB schema update functionality implemented.
67* Added more keybindings.
68  (Fixes: #28)
69* Rewrote event detail dialog, to avoid flicker on Maemo.
70  (Fixes: #48)
71* Events after midnight are shown on the day before (if the conference XML
72  file is correct).
73  (Fixes: #43)
74* On non-Maemo system "alarms" (notifications) are shown.
75  (Fixes: #46)
76* Try to show current day on startup and show "day" tab.
77  (Fixes: #44)
78* Use conference id (not title) for import.
79  (Fixes: #45)
80* Use conference id (not title) for alarms (maemo).
81  (Fixes: #38)
82* Use one day navigator for whole app (instead of separate ones per tab).
83  (Fixes: #11)
84
85version 0.5.5, 2012-06-12
86* UI changes:
87  - button bar on the right side
88  - shared "day navigator"
89  - "Now" tab removed, function integrated into former "today" button
90* Add "reload schedule" button.
91  Fixes: #34
92* Alarms are actually removed now.
93  Thanks to Axel Beckert for the bug report.
94  Fixes: #38
95* Handle redirects when importing schedules over the network.
96  Thanks to Axel Beckert for the bug report.
97  Fixes: #39
98* Update some icons.
99  Thanks to Axel Beckert for the bug report.
100  Fixes: #40
101* Improve timezone handling.
102  Fixes: #42
103* Add expand/collapse buttons/actions.
104  Fixes: #31 
105* Update example URLs in README.
106
107version 0.5.4, 2011-09-14
108* Change displaying events a bit, use system colours (#13).
109* Fix display of conflict and alarm icon on maemo (#35).
110* Improve logic of grouping events into timeslots (#22).
111* Remove warnings without a database or with an empty one (#20).
112* Import/update: show progressbar immediately (#25).
113* Update dates and text for day navigator widget when switching
114  conference (#36).
115
116Version 0.5.3, 2011-08-16
117* Add "jump to today" button to date navigator.
118  Thanks to Michael Schutte for the patch.
119  Fixes: #29
120* Don't die on importing a schedule that does not contain
121  a city field.
122  Thanks to Axel Beckert for the bug report.
123  Fixes: #32
124
125Version 0.5.2, 2011-07-23
126* Show close button in conference dialog also if there are no conferences
127  yet.
128* Show event title instead of id in alarm (maemo).
129* Remove event/room records on import to get rid of "old" room names; this
130  avoids duplicates when room names change.
131
132Version 0.5.1, 2011-07-14
133* Improve search function: split search string on whitespace.
134* Various small UI changes, e.g.:
135  - cancel button in settings dialogs
136  - colors and borders
137  - date format in date navigator
138  - flatten menu
139  - remove status bar
140  - clean up some dialogs
141
142Version 0.5.0, 2011-06-29
143* First release of ConfClerk as the fosdem-schedule successor.
144* Continue the multi-conference feature, make sure persons/tracks/rooms are
145  handled separately per conference.
146* Remove FOSDEM- and maemo-specific parts.
147* Exchange icons to be sure about the provenance.
148* Some code cleanup, most notable: use prepared statements for all SQL
149  queries.
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