OpenVerse is similar to other graphical chat systems like Excite Chat and Microsoft Chat, with the main differences being that OpenVerse is open source software, has no advertisements, and also runs on a variety of systems including Windows, Unix, Macintosh, and just about anything else for which you can find a copy of TCL/TK.
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Release Notes: OpenVerse is capable of supporting any language users are will to translate it into. The personal OpenVerse server has been updated to make it easier for new users to get set up. Help is more complete and includes help on setting up the personal server. There are many bug fixes.
Release Notes: The ability to use any font on your system in the chat balloons, a completely changed formula for creating the balloons (any font and any text length should fit correctly now), fixes for loads of memory issues, a complete GUI setup tool for the personal server including registration with the listing service, more hooks for client plugins to use, the ability to move server objects after they have been displayed without having to recreate them and losing their window level, splitting of the debug window into protocol and application level windows, and many assorted bugfixes, memory cleanups, and additional debugging info.
Release Notes: The OpenVerse Rapid Transit system was improved by including a self-generating/updating web page and by providing the users much more information about the servers. A new game, "Monthello", was introduced. Download progress bars are now colored to indicate transfer direction. The client was changed to detect protocol-level errors. Many documentation changes were made. It is now easier to shut off private messaging with multiple users. A number of bugs in the client were fixed.
Release Notes: Thje major change is the inclusion of a meta-server named The ORT (OpenVerse Rapid Transit). Servers can register with the ORT and automatically become linked from the transit; Some new plugin traps; Bug fixes to the balloon help; New emotions (smile, frown, wink); Bug fixes for urls with preceding space; ssl web connections are now a valid URL type; visual notices when changing names; fixed an annoying memory leak related to image objects; fixed problems with disappearing exit objects and unclickable urls; fixed a problem with the invite feature of personal servers; relocation support, see docs and changelog for info; History listing showing servers you have visited recently;