Release Notes:
[Fix] = Bugfix
[New] = New feature
[Add] = Addition (wasn't really a bug, but wasn't implemented yet)
[Req] = Requested by one or more users
[Opt] = Optimization
[Chg] = Changed
[Rem] = remark
[Fix] = Bugfix
[Bug] = known bug
[Kni] = Known Issue

(OSX) = Mac OS X only
(Win) = Windows only
(Mac) = Macintosh only


Public Alpha Build 120107.14
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[Rem] (All) Compiled with REAL Studio 2011r4
[Rem] (Mac) Only intel based Macs are now supported
[Rem] (All) Removed the expiration functionality


Public Alpha Build 110103.14
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[Rem] (All) Compiled with REAL Studio 2010r5
[Rem] (Win) Only XP, Vista and Windows 7 are now supported
[New] (Win) Window transparancy is now also supported on Windows, see the preferences.
[New] (All) When connecting to a network the console window is automatically selected for you
[Add] (All) You can now add a (optional) password in the join window
[Fix] (All) Opening the banlist window doesn't crash anymore when a banmask in the list is 
            not following the nick|user@host format
[Chg] (All) rewrote the users list using a new control. Users list is now sorted according 
            to status (ircop/chanop/voice) and then nickname.
[Opt] (All) Nicknames and topic won't show in the channel anymore when joining a channel. 
            You already have this info in your users list and topic bar


Public Alpha Build 100106.10
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[New] (All) Option to use Unicode (UTF-8) as text encoding instead of Latin1.
[Fix] (All) Interpretation of returned lines using /exec works correctly now.


Public Alpha Build 090104.18
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[New] (All) You can now use the $NICK variable in connection autoexecute commands.
[Add] (All) Invite works again, enjoy.
[Add] (All) Added support for some new numeric codes of Undernet and Dalnet
[Fix] (All) When away the away message won't show up every x seconds anymore in your window.
[Fix] (All) /CLEAR now keeps the correct amount of lines specified in the preferences.


Public Alpha Build 080603.07
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[Fix] (All) Fixed an issue when using a BNC and multiple clients.


Public Alpha Build 080210.16
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[Fix] (Win) The build-in sounds caused Babbel to crash. Is now fixed.


Public Alpha Build 080131.22
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[New] (All) Re-introduced the join window. (See commands menu)
[New] (All) You can now filter the banlist in the ban manager window.
[Add] (All) Increased the optional font-size to 18 points for the visually impaired users.
[Req] (OSX) Added support for Growl. See http://growl.info/ for more info on Growl.
[Opt] (All) Ban manager window now sorts better on the banmasks.
[Fix] (All) Remove button now enables properly when selecting multiple lines in the 
            ban manager window.
[Fix] (All) Connect button in connections window now get the proper default focus


Public Alpha Build 071028.15
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[Rem] (all) Due to changes in the used programming environment all used control bindings 
            in the code don't work anymore. This version fixes all that broke because of that.
[Fix] (All) Networks window: Delete/Edit buttons in Networks list work again.
[Fix] (All) Networks window: Add/Delete/Edit/Select buttons in Servers list work again
[Fix] (All) Connection edit window: All the Edit/Delete buttons work again.
[Fix] (All) Connection edit window: SSL combobox gets enabled now when SSL is checked.
[Fix] (All) Channel ban manager window: add and delete ban buttons work again.
[Fix] (All) Delayed Commands Manager window: all buttons work again.
[Fix] (All) Settings window: Buttons on the Command Aliasses tabpanel work again.
[Fix] (All) Alias edit window: all Edit/Delete buttons work again.
[Fix] (All) Preference window: many edit/delete buttons work again.


Public Alpha Build 071002.11
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[Rem] (All) Compiled with REALbasic 2007r4 and latest versions of the used plugins.
[Rem] (All) New code is not ready yet. Just extended the expiration date.


Public Alpha Build 070401.13
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[Rem] (All) New code is not ready yet. Just extended the expiration date.


Public Alpha Build 070113.19
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[Rem] (All) Compiled with REALbasic 2007r1 and latest versions of the used plugins.
[Rem] (All) These releases are an almost complete rewrite of the original application.
            Not all features that the old release had are implemented yet but they will.
            If not in the same form then in a redesigned form.
[New] (All) It now (optionally) checks online for updates after launching the application. 
            No data other than the version number is send to the server.
            You can also choose to check for a new version via the menubar.
[Req] (All) Babbel will ping itself (silently) each minute. This should fix the disconnects when 
            Babbel is in the background.
[Fix] (All) Removing the last remaining connection won't be possible anymore. Edit it instead.
[Fix] (All) Fixed a crashing bug when removing a connection.


Public Alpha Build 070101.10
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[Rem] (All) These releases are an almost complete rewrite of the original application.
            Not all features that the old release had are implemented yet but they will.
            If not in the same form then in a redesigned form.
[Rem] (Mac) Dropped support for the Mac OS 8-9. Only Mac OS X and Windows are 
            now supported.
[New] (All) Logging is now available for the console, channels and query windows.
[Add] (All) Windows remember their size and position, this is only per session.
            It's not saved yet.
[Req] (All) Timestamps can now be in 12 hour or 24 hour format.
[Fix] (All) Changing font and text size when no connections were made will now work correctly.
[Fix] (All) Removing a connection now won't screw up the dockwindow.


Public Alpha Build 061001.14
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[Rem] (All) These releases are an almost complete rewrite of the original application.
            Not all features that the old release had are implemented yet but they will.
            If not in the same form then in a redesigned form.
[Add] (All) Windowslist preferences are now saved.


Public Alpha Build 060701.11
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[Rem] (All) These releases are an almost complete rewrite of the original application.
            Not all features that the old release had are implemented yet but they will.
            If not in the same form then in a redesigned form.
[New] (All) Added a Channel Ban Manager option in the Window menu.
            In this window you can easily manage all your channel bans of the channels
            you are in. Being a channel operator is required ofcourse.
[New] (All) Re-introduction of the /ignore command. This client-side command will 
            open a Filter window (see prefs).
[Chg] (All) Moved the Delayed Commands Manager menu to the Window menu.
[Add] (Mac/OSX) When the computer goes to sleep Babbel will close the connections and 
            reconnect again after waking up.
[Fix] (All) Fixed a bug where reordering autoexec commands in the connection prefs
            would duplicate themselfs.
[Fix[ (All) When changing the activity colors in the prefs the windowlist colors will 
            now change instantly.
[Fix] (All) Mode changes do trigger the activity colors now.
[Fix] (All) Pasting text with returns into the window will now send each line correctly.
[Fix] (All) When detaching the inputline the dockwindow will now update accordingly.
[Fix] (All) Using more than one of the same commands in an alias/auto-execute won't 
            trigger a circular reference error anymore.
[Fix] (All) Fixed a bug in the connection edit window where while editing a autoexec 
            command by pressing the sort header would loose that line. Same for nicknames.
            

Public Alpha Build 060511.15
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[Rem] (Mac/OSX) No new build for these platforms since this is a windows only fix.
[Fix] (Win) Fixed an issue in the menubar that caused Babbel to crash on startup.
            Sorry for the delayed responds but I was on vacation.


Public Alpha Build 060425.03
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[Rem] (All) These releases are an almost complete rewrite of the original application.
            Not all features that the old release had are implemented yet but they will.
            If not in the same form then in a redesigned form.
[Add] (All) The connect/disconnect pushbuttons in the connection window are now set as 
            default accordingly when the selected connection(s) are all (dis)connected. 
            This enables mouseless controle of the connections.
[New] (All) Added support for the ISUPPORT 'PREFIX' code. This means that Babbel now 
            supports servers with custom modes.
[New] (All) Re-introduced text highlighting. You can use bold, color, sound and text-to-speech.
[New] (All) Added a feature that shows what was taken out and put in a new topic:
            Topic -: here are the parts that was taken out the topic
            Topic +: here are the parts that were added to the topic
[New] (All) Filters can now be disabled without the need of deleting them.
[New] (All) Added shortcuts to go to the next- or previous window in the window list.
[New] (All) Added shortcut for jumping to the next active window.
[Req] (OSX/Win) Added a /exec command to execute any shell-command in the shell
            Make sure you don't execute apps that don't quit right after it done it's 
            trick like top or tail -f.
            Or else babbel will hang up on you. YOU ARE WARNED.
[Chg] (All) Reassigned new shortcuts to the settings- and delayed commands manager window
[Chg] (All) Moved the Connections menuitem to the Window menu.
[Add] (All) (dalnet) When a nick is reserved by Nickserv it will now cycle to another nickname.
[Add] (All) You can now add custom sounds to the sounds preferences
[Fix] (All) Added an extra check in the filters if a regex string is valid.
[Fix] (All) Fixed a bug where the END key didn't scroll the window all the way down but up.
[Fix] (All) Fixed an issue where you could add an command-alias without selecting a folder first.
[Fix] (All) Fixed the shortcuts to the buttons of the new quit dialog. This was turned around.
[Fix] (All) Canceling the quit dialog now doesn't close the connections.
[Fix] (All) Fixed a couple of race conditions in threads.
[Fix] (Mac) Fixed the message that some plugins used were not registered.
[Fix] (Mac) Gave the app a bigger memory heap so it would actually launch.
[Fix] (Win) The activity colour draws now fully inside the windows list. 


Public Alpha Build 060403.23
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[Rem] (All) These releases are an almost complete rewrite of the original application.
            Not all features that the old release had are implemented yet but they will.
            If not in the same form then in a redesigned form.
[Req] (All) Option to show a dialog when quitting Babbel.
[Fix] (All) When removing a connection the ghost scrollbar appeared again. Now fixed.


Public Alpha Build 060401.21
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[Rem] (All) These releases are an almost complete rewrite of the original application.
            Not all features that the old release had are implemented yet but they will.
            If not in the same form then in a redesigned form.
[Req] (All) Extra startupcommands section in the connection settings. These are fired right 
			after a connect. This will be mostly used for BNC.
[Req] (All) Having the connection window open at startup is now optional (see preferences)
[Fix] (All) Fixed an issue that would falsely state you used a circular command during 
            connection of several connections.
[Fix] (All) Fixed an issue where after closing channels you would end up with ghost scrollbars.
[Fix] (All) Fixed an issue where a new channel would be added in the windowslist under the 
            wrong connection.


Public Alpha Build 060401.14
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[Rem] (All) These releases are an almost complete rewrite of the original application.
            Not all features that the old release had are implemented yet but they will.
            If not in the same form then in a redesigned form.
[Rem] (All) Compiled with REALbasic 2006r1 and latest versions of the used plugins.
[Fix] (OSX) Transparency works again.
[Fix] (All) Fixed the crash after getting the expiration notification.
[Fix] (All) Several minor internal fixes


Public Alpha Build 060102.07
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[Rem] (All) These releases are an almost complete rewrite of the original application.
            Not all features that the old release had are implemented yet but they will.
            If not in the same form then in a redesigned form.
[Rem] (All) Seems real (paid) life has caught up with me. No new features in this release, 
            just extending the expiration date.


Public Alpha Build 051001.15
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[Rem] (All) These releases are an almost complete rewrite of the original application.
            Not all features that the old release had are implemented yet but they will.
            If not in the same form then in a redesigned form.
[Rem] (All) Right now only the All-In-One Window is supported. In the coming weeks I will 
            make it again possible to switch between all-in-one window and all 
            seperate windows. Due to time constraint this hasn't been implemented yet.
[Add] (All) The All-In-One window is back. This time with a newly designed windowslist with 
            activity colours.
[Add] (All) Activity colours for use in the All-In-One window. You can change the priority 
            order of events.


Public Alpha Build 050602.08
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[Rem] (All) These releases are an almost complete rewrite of the original application.
            Not all features that the old release had are implemented yet but they will.
            If not in the same form then in a redesigned form.
[Fix] (OSX) Updated some components to support Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger better.
[Fix] (All) Fixed some code in the connection window that could cause crashes in certain 
            circumstances.


Public Alpha Build 050331.22
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[Rem] (All) These releases are an almost complete rewrite of the original application.
            Not all features that the old release had are implemented yet but they will.
            If not in the same form then in a redesigned form.
            I promised the Dockwindow for this build but it is not ready for primetime yet.
            Since these public alphas timeout at certain dates I have to release this 
            new version.
[Req] (All) You can now connect to a IRC server over SSL (when the server supports this)
            Babbel supports SSLv2, SSLv3, SSLv2/3 (auto-sensing) and TLSv1.
[Opt] (All) Changed the way text is internally send to the windows to start supporting 
            the Dockwindow. Speeding things up in the process.
[Opt] (All) /CLEAR works now faster when windows have a lot of text.
[Fix] (All) fixed a typo in the dialog when you remove a network from the server list.
[Fix] (All) change nickname window now works.
[Fix] (Win) textencoding wasn't enabled
[Kni] (All) The shared inputline doesn't support Select All yet.
[Kni] (All) The shared inputline gives a double paste is some situations.
[Kni] (All) Using highbit characters in CTCP causes it to function inproperly.


Public Alpha Build 050102.20
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[Rem] (All) This release is an almost complete rewrite of the application.
            Not all features that the old release had are implemented yet but they will.
            If not in the same form then in a redesigned form.
            For instance...the DockWindow is not implemented yet but is planned for the 
            next builds.
[Add] (All) When prefs are changed and  auto-save is not enabled it now shows a dialog to 
            ask if you want to save them when quiting Babbel.
[Add] (All) Added extra explaination to the preference window title that pref changes 
            are instant.
[Req] (All) Nicknames left/right aligned when indented.
[Fix] (Win) "Reset Counters" button in filter prefs now has the correct font.
[Fix] (Win) OK/Cancel buttons are now in the correct order.
[Fix] (Win) when windows are maximized and you open the preferences window they were no 
            longer maximized.
            Note: the Preference window is a document window and will then also be maximized.
[Fix] (All) After relaunching Babbel saved filters didn't work correctly anymore.
[Fix] (All) Having a shared inputline after relaunching it wouldn't show untill you 
            typed something.
[Fix] (All) some Oper commands didn't work correctly
[Fix] (All) Autoconnect now works.
[Fix] (All) removing a connection other then the last on the list caused a crash.
[Kni] (All) The shared inputline doesn't support Select All yet.
[Kni] (All) The shared inputline gives a double paste is some situations.


Public Alpha Build 050101.00
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[Rem] (All) This release is an almost complete rewrite of the application.
            Not all features that the old release had are implemented yet but they will.
            If not in the same form then in a redesigned form.
            For instance...the DockWindow is not implemented yet but is planned for 
            the next builds.
[New] (Win) First public release.
[New] (OSX) Transparency of windows can be set in the preferences.
[Kni] (All) The shared inputline doesn't support Select All yet.
[Kni] (All) The shared inputline gives a double paste is some situations.