The user-friendly, lightweight, and fast email client Latest Release: 3.17.0 (News), on 15 August 2018

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15th August 2018                                    Claws Mail 3.17.0


Claws Mail is a GTK+ based, user-friendly, lightweight, and fast 
email client.

New in this release:

* the minimum GLib requirement is now 2.28.

* the mimimum GTK+2 requirement is now  2.24.

* nettle is now required, following removal of libcrypt from glibc.

* explicit use of --disable-gnutls is now required if gnuTLS support
  is not required.

* SOCKS proxy support has been added.
  Global settings can be found on the Mail Handling/Proxy page.
  This can be overridden by Account settings on the new Proxy page.

* Accounts can now have their own auto-check intervals, or follow the
  global interval.

* in the options for 'default selection when entering a folder',
  'first [...]' has been renamed to 'oldest [...]', and
  'newest [...]' items have been added.

* Message List: when changing sort key by clicking column header,
  the sort direction is now preserved

* Message View: keypress handling for scrolling, (PgUp/Down, Space,
  Backspace), has been improved.

* the Network Log now displays output from LDAP operations.

* "Go to last error" has been added to the Log Window context menu.

* Filtering/Processing: "mark_as_spam" is no longer a final action,
  since it does not move the marked message.

* Filtering/Processing: Resent-From and Resent-To have been added in
  Any/All header(s) (in Address Book) matcher rules.

* when a Return-Receipt request is received by an unknown address,
  the user is now required to choose which Account to send it from.

* Colour Labels: confirmation is asked for when clearing or
  overriding existing colour labels.

* Address Book: basic contact merging has been added.

* NetworkManager support: ported from libnm-util/libnm-glib to libnm.

* Dillo plugin: this HTML rendering plugin is now once again

* RSSyl plugin: the modified time is no longer considered when
  matching deleted items.

* RSSyl plugin: Handle 404 and other fetch failures better.

* Attachment Remover plugin: the user is now notified about what has
  been done when processing multiple selections.

* SpamAssassin plugin: added support for compression (the server must
  have compression enabled, and the local spamc too).

* SpamAssassin plugin: disabled SSLv3.

* when using the hidden preference, hide_timezone, the time in the
  Date header is converted to UTC.

* various other UI improvements.

* many behind-the-scenes improvements.

* updated translations: Brazilian Portuguese, Catalan, Czech, Danish,
	Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Norwegian Bokmål,
	Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Traditional
	Chinese, Turkish.

* bug fixes:
	o bug 3754, 'interactive auth dialogs pops endlessly'
	o bug 3919, 'manual filtering does not move spam'
	o bug 3936, 'LDAP StartTLS does not work for addressbooks'
	o bug 3947, 'Build break with --disable-libsm
	o bug 3957, 'Claws-Mail 64bit crashes when saving a draft'
	o bug 3960, 'Sends unencrypted emails when encryption fails'
	o bug 3971, 'Deleted rss feed item reappears as unread on
		     feed refreshing'
	o bug 3973, ''select all' in summaryview does not
		     automatically focus the summaryview'
	o bug 3978, '"From" column displays both name and email
		     address for Outbox'
	o bug 3984, 'Copy-paste in find/filter field works
	o bug 3985, 'an empty progress bar remains after POP mail 
		     check completes'
	o bug 3986, 'IMAP quick search using non-ASCII characters
		     creates an infinite loop'
	o bug 3993, 'Claws Mail connects to IMAP server when it
		     should not'
	o bug 4014, '"Work offline" doesn't seem to affect RSS'
	o bug 4022, 'Closing "Account Preferences" window opens "Edit
	 	     Accounts" window if "Edit Accounts" window has
	 	     been opened before at least once'
	o bug 4023, 'Fix some small issues'
	o bug 4033, 'Claws Mail crashes [malloc(): memory corruption]
		     while trying to save account password greater
		     than 136 chars'
	o bug 4056, 'Impossible to disable overriding of offline
	o bug 4058, '# in extended search description window should
		     not be translated'
	o bug 4068, 'Claws Mail hangs when getting news from a
		     certain feed'
	o actionsrc was not updated after mailbox name change
	o two crashes caused by bad GtkListStore management in
	o wrong malloc of clamd_socket struct, (CID 1220477)
	o vCalendar: possible access to uninitilized folder pointer
	  (CID 1402515)
	o vCalendar: mismatch and unneeded display of unavailable
	  folder class in warning (CID 1434197)
	o vCalendar: Skip whitespace chars at the beginning of ics
	o buffer overrun, always writing at buffer size + 1. (CID
	o wrong use of pointer-to-array as an array CID 1434191)
	o sensitivity of few preferences widgets of the SA plug-in
	o compilation using --enable-generic-umpc
	o crash in quicksearch keypress handling
	o quoting in reply to format=flowed message
	o HTML  header handling
	o 'sort_type' is lost when changing 'sort_key' from
	  /View/sort the bug was apparent with a descending sort
	o Return-Receipts: MDN mail-accountname leak
	o auth retry in Managesieve - wrong state variable was being
	o memory leaks

For further details of the numbered bugs and RFEs listed above

See ChangeLog for full information regarding changes in this release.

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