Release Notes: This is a pre-release for 2.8.6 (the same as the development release 2.8.6dev.19). There are many bugfixes, most of which focus on the wide-character support. The color-style configuration has been enhanced, allowing it to simulate the older color configuration, so packagers need not choose between the two (color-style is now the default).
Release Notes: Uses ncurses 5.5 to display forms properly with multibyte characters. There is also a fix for CAN-2005-3120.
Release Notes: This version features intial changes to rewrite UTF-8 support using ncursesw. It supports deflate compression, adds command-line options to improve scripting with the -dump option, and includes several bugfixes for locale and compression features. There is a port to the VMS IA64 platform.
Release Notes: Mailcap support for "test" commands was improved. The "-dump" option was modified to dump multiple sources. Other bugfixes were made.
Release Notes: This release made the data sent in "Accept:" and "Accept-Encoding:" more configurable to work around limitations of some Web servers. The association of file suffixes with applications was improved.
Release Notes: Uses 'indent' to enforce a consistent format. A very large change, but no new features.
Release Notes: Macros used for providing compatibility with K&R compilers have been removed. The configure script has been fixed for newer GNU TLS libraries.
Release Notes: Several bugfixes were made. The configure script was updated to support cross-compiling. Support for K&R compilers was dropped.
Release Notes: The focus of this release is improved locale support, e.g. using ncurses' wide-character configuration. There are also numerous performance enhancements. Other notable areas of improvement include file uploading, SSL, bzip2, and scripting.
Release Notes: This release adds improved SSL support (checking for certificates and reusing a userid/password), updates/extends NLS message libraries, corrects the "---restrictions" option, improves scripting, and adds many other small fixes and improvements.