Release Notes: IRC operators are (optionally) allowed to connect and disconnect remote servers now. The SQUIT command has been enhanced to be usable for IRC operators too. A simple command throttling scheme has been implemented. SSL-only configurations are possible now, and quite a few bugs have been fixed.
Release Notes: A new help system documenting all supported IRC commands has been included, support for "server target masks" for a lot of commands has been enhanced, a new configuration variable "IncludeDir" that allows to split the server configuration across multiple files has been implemented, and support for SSL certificate fingerprints has been added.
Release Notes: A severe bug has been fixed that could crash the daemon when "NoticeAuth" was enabled.
Release Notes: A denial of service bug in the function handling KICK commands has been fixed, and hostname cloaking has been enhanced. Some error messages have been clarified, and the build system supports recent versions of GNU automake now.
Release Notes: This is a bugfix release only. Some protocol problems have been fixed, as well as building ngIRCd on Cygwin.
Release Notes: Many new features: XOP user modes (channel halfop, channel admin, and the like) have been implemented. Hostname cloaking has been enhanced. New channel modes have been implemented. Client character set conversion has been added to the IRC+ protocol.