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Blink Qt 2.0.0 for Linux released

Added by Adrian Georgescu over 1 year ago

This version introduces new features, Call Transfer and OTR encryption for chat sessions

blink (2.0.0) unstable; urgency=medium

  • Use identity check for marker
  • Use defaultweakobjectmap from python-application
  • Multiple internal code improvements/cleanups and PEP-8 compliance fixes
  • Open stdout/stderr in unbuffered mode when frozen
  • Enhanced detection of the application resources directory
  • Fixed file transfer status if not answer is received
  • Don't rely on a failed transfer reason being set
  • Simplified update_ringtone logic and made it more readable
  • Show/hide stream icons in a single place in the code
  • Automated incoming dialog slot allocation
  • Simplified updating ringtones on session state changes
  • Added new notification when a blink session is created
  • Improved tracking of blink sessions from the session manager
  • Refactored BlinkSession inheritance and event signaling
  • Post the session creation notifications after instantiation only
  • Fixed file transfer indicator minimum width
  • Fixed condition for outgoing file transfers
  • Fixed race condition in the automatic ZRTP SAS validation
  • Fixed spurious ringtone delay in certain cases
  • Do not allow dialing contacts without URIs
  • Simplified logic of resetting statuses with limited lifetimes
  • Added context attribute to status messages
  • Prevent the status message from shifting left/right when duration changes
  • Added a separate UI file for the dragged audio session
  • Added a finished signal to incoming requests
  • Prevent the dragged audio session widget's content from overflowing
  • Fixed tooltip for reject button
  • Adjusted note text breaking points
  • Implemented call transfer
  • Make sure the gradient color position is in the 0..1 range
  • Removed export info from svg files
  • Added icons for modifier keys
  • Fixed conditions tested for displaying transfer status messages
  • Fixed processing of the incoming dialog signals
  • Optimized transfer failure status message for space
  • Removed unnecessary character escaping
  • Reset chat input text formatting between messages
  • Removed Dark style variant from the Smooth Operator theme
  • Synced widget height in code and the UI file
  • Fixed ZRTP widget role properties to be not translatable
  • Adjusted ZRTPWidget colors to be more readable
  • Added encryption and OTR related attributes to ChatStreamInfo
  • Added OTR encryption support for chat
  • Added switch icon
  • Show a modal dialog if the application gets a fatal error and exit
  • Removed copyright and license notices from the top of every source file
  • Fixed potentially uninitialized data variable
  • Added info module
  • Updated docs
  • Fixed error in debian changelog trailing lines
  • Added debian files to MANIFEST.in
  • Updated debian package dependencies

Blink Qt 1.4.2 for Linux released

Added by Adrian Georgescu over 1 year ago

blink (1.4.2) unstable; urgency=medium

  • Fixed unicode problem with certain locales
  • Fixed issue with non-ascii home directories on UNIX platforms
  • Fixed fonts in the chat web view
  • Updated Linux installation instructions
  • Adapted to the latest changes in python-sipsimple
  • Fixed bug with retrying file transfers after restarting blink
  • Raised python-sipsimple version dependency

http://icanblink.com

Blink Qt 1.4.0 for Linux released with VP8 video codec

Added by Adrian Georgescu about 2 years ago

blink (1.4.0) unstable; urgency=medium

  • Enable VP8 support
  • Raised python-sipsimple dependency

Blink Qt 1.3.0 release for Linux

Added by Adrian Georgescu about 2 years ago

Changelog

blink (1.3.0) unstable; urgency=medium

  • Refactor file transfers, allow resuming failed ones
  • Use system tray also on Unity
  • Fixed widget tab order in preferences

Blink Qt 1.2.1 for Linux released with ZRTP audio/video

Added by Adrian Georgescu over 2 years ago

blink (1.2.1) unstable; urgency=medium

  • Added ZRTP support
  • Adapt to API changes in the middleware
  • Ignore hold/hangup keyboard shortcuts if no session is selected
  • Render status messages appropriately
  • Optimized chat inline images to avoid compression artefacts

Blink Qt 1.1.0 for Linux released

Added by Adrian Georgescu over 2 years ago

blink (1.1.0) unstable; urgency=medium

  • Added support for drag and drop on the chat window
  • Improve the performance of painting the video preview
  • Fix stopping composing timer when session is ended or chat is removed
  • Removed unused settings
  • Always play an audio alert when a file transfer finishes
  • Removed session and RTP timeouts from preferences
  • Reorganized preferences
  • Better icons for chat, logging and advanced settings
  • Removed no longer necessary code to adjust label sizes
  • Do not allow the chat web view to get focus
  • Updated test numbers
  • Check for the audio session item existance before operating on it
  • Added support for specifying the transfer_id for file transfers

Ubuntu Utopic is now supported.

For download and upgrade instructions go to:

http://icanblink.com

Blink Qt 1.0.0 for Linux with HD video

Added by Adrian Georgescu over 2 years ago

blink (1.0.0)

  • Added video support
  • Adapt to changes in streams API
  • Get the stream failure reason from MediaStreamDidEnd
  • Changed the order for the audio device menu entries
  • Use timezone aware timestamps for call history
  • Fixed regular expression for parameters in http URLs
  • Fixed threading race condition when logging MSRP traces

For download and upgrade instructions go to:

http://icanblink.com

Blink Qt beta for Windows with HD video

Added by Adrian Georgescu over 2 years ago

This beta version supports HD video using H.264 codec.

The software can be downloaded from http://betaqt.icanblink.com

The source code is available in the darks repository.

Blink Qt 0.9.1 release

Added by Adrian Georgescu almost 3 years ago

blink (0.9.1)

  • Automatically transform URLs in the chat window into clickable links
  • Show P2P icon if contact is a Bonjour neighbour
  • Fixed handling unicode in user's home directory
  • Fixed http URL regular expression
  • Removed menu entry for buying prepaid credit
  • Fixed encoding of cut text for the VNC client
  • Fixes for running 'frozen'
  • Raised python-sipsimple version dependency
  • Added missing dependency on python-lxml
  • Updated install documentation

Blink Qt 0.9.0 release

Added by Adrian Georgescu about 3 years ago

Version 0.9.0

This release is for both Linux and Windows.

June 27th, 2014

  • Added screen sharing support
  • Added file transfer to the list of client capabilities
  • Fixed Blink not starting on Windows 7 and 8
  • Fixed status message when audio is removed vs when the session is ended
  • Fixed exception when trying to change status after audio session is gone
  • The file transfer download directory cannot be undefined
  • Raised python-sipsimple version dependency
  • Refactored session info panel
  • UI Layout fixes

To install or update the software go to: http://icanblink.com

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