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Official v 0.2.9 release.

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    11Halite: A Free Open-Source BitTorrent client 
    22 
    3 Version: 0.2.8 released 3rd January 2007 
     3Version: 0.2.9 released 6th April 2007 
    44 
    55WWW: http://www.binarynotions.com/halite.php Forum: 
     
    1010Halite (named after the mineral) is a BitTorrent client based on Arvid 
    1111Norberg's excellent libtorrent library from Rasterbar Software. The 
    12 program also relies on the Boost libraries and on my own libHTTP for 
    13 the still to be implemented remote control interface from Java-enabled 
    14 (MIDP 1.0) mobile phones. 
     12program also relies on the Boost libraries. 
    1513 
    1614Features: 
     
    2220That said, it supports: 
    2321 
    24   + Multiple downloads 
    25   + Displays more detailed information for the selected torrent 
    26   + Connection limits both global and per-torrent 
    27   + Transfer rate limits again global and per-torrent 
    28   + Minimize to tray with transfer rate summary 
    29   + Trackerless torrents (using the Mainline kademlia DHT protocol) 
    30   + IP filtering with eMule ipfilter.dat import 
    31   + Association with ".torrent" files 
    32   + Option to limit the number of instances to one 
    33   + Estimated time remaining indicator 
     22  + Multiple downloads. 
     23  + Displays more detailed information for the selected torrent. 
     24  + Connection limits both global and per-torrent. 
     25  + Transfer rate limits again global and per-torrent. 
     26  + Minimize to tray with transfer rate summary. 
     27  + Trackerless torrents (using the Mainline kademlia DHT protocol). 
     28  + IP filtering with eMule ipfilter.dat import. 
     29  + Association with ".torrent" files. 
     30  + Option to limit the number of instances to one. 
     31  + Estimated time remaining indicator. 
     32  + Full Unicode support through UTF-8 and native Windows wide-char 
     33    strings. 
     34  + Login support where tracker requires it. 
     35  + Ability to edit trackers specified in the torrent. 
    3436 
    3537Planned in near future: 
    3638 
    37 Listed here is what is being worked on at the moment; for a more 
     39Listed here is what is being worked on in the short term; for a more 
    3840detailed list see [http://www.binarynotions.com/halite/roadmap.php]. 
    3941 
    40   + Tabbed interface. 
    41   + Ability to modify trackers. 
    42   + Options to ban peers. 
     42  + Translations of the UI into a number of languages through the help 
     43    of volunteers. 
     44  + Improved and extended information on the details given for 
     45    connected peers.  
    4346 
    44 Requirements: Windows 2000 or XP (Halite is written in Unicode) 
     47Requirements: Windows 2000, XP, Server 2003 and Vista (Note currently 
     48Vista users need to install the application to a directory where they 
     49will have full read and write access to. The recommended solution is 
     50to use the standalone exe distribution and not the installer. 
    4551 
    46 Known Issues/Problems: None! 
     52Known Issues/Problems:  
     53 
     54Halite does not always gracefully accept configuration information 
     55from previous versions. Should you experience crashes upon running 
     56Halite you should delete any old Halite.ini.xml or Halite.xml.  
     57 
     58You will not lose any downloads in progress and those which do not 
     59restart automatically can be done so manually by loading the 
     60associated torrent file from the 'torrents' subdirectory. 
    4761 
    4862Changes: 
    4963 
    50  - from v 0.2.7 to 0.2.8:  
     64 - from v 0.2.8 to 0.2.9:  
     65   1) Full Unicode support! 
     66   2) Rewitten XML fileformat with greatly improved robustness. 
     67   3) New tabbed interface makes better use of screen real estate. 
     68   4) Ability to edit Trackers and set login details. 
     69   5) Comprehensive logging for diagnosing problems. 
     70   6) Windows 2000 and Server 2003 supported fully. 
     71   7) Updated to recent versions of Boost and libtorrent. 
     72   8) Numerous bug fixes. 
     73   9) Switched to MSVC 2005 compiler (8.0) for improved reliability 
     74      though at the cost of slightly bigger executables. 
     75    
     76- from v 0.2.7 to 0.2.8:  
    5177   1) IP filtering support eMule style ipfilter.dat files. 
    5278   2) DHT support, thought it is turned off by default. 
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