Evolution 2.1.6
Posted on: 03/02/2005 10:46 AM

The Evolution Team is pleased to announce Evolution 2.1.6 has been released to coincide with GNOME 2.10.0 RC1. Download the following:


Upgrade Notes:
Evolution 2.1 is an unstable development series. It will upgrade your existing 1.4 install, but currently does not need to upgrade your 2.0 install to work.

Major New User Features:
* Online/Offline for mail with syncing of message changes to server (IMAP4, Groupwise, Exchange)
* Online/Offline for contacts (ldap, groupwise, exchange)
* Online/Offline for calendars (webcal, groupwise, exchange)
* Attachments for calendar events
* Weather in the calendar
* Plugin that puts new message events on DBUS for applets to listen to
* Improved recurrence handling in calendar - exceptions can be made to recurring events now without create a separate event
* Right to Left mail display and composing
* GroupWise support for send options, shared folders
* Exchange support for folder sizes and password expiry warning
* Experimental IMAP provider (IMAP4rev1 account type for testing)

Major New Developer Features:
* EPlugin
* Loadable EDS Modules
* libedataserverui with convenience widgets for e-d-s data
* libedataserverui with name selector completion widgetry

Known Major Issues:
1) Assigning Color To Default Personal Calendar, Creates Duplicate

2) Alarm notify crashes always with exchange connector

3) Composing occasionally enters characters in reverse order

Evolution 2.1.6, 2005-02-28

Bugzilla bugs fixed (see http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi):

* Addressbook
#73005 - Cannot cancel 'Contact List Editor' (Siva)
#73005 - offline - setting/unsetting folder offline property is not working (Sushma)
#70371 - Evolution crashes when adding contact list (Siva)
#67724 - When unix user name, callendar points to old username (Siva)
#54825 - Freeze on .vcf import from MacOS X AddressBook (Christophe Fergeau)
#73013 - 'Right' click on a 'Contact' cannot select 'Cut' (Siva)

* Calendar
#72958 - Unable to send delayed meeting (Chen)
#72006 - Opened existing appointments with attachment - press cancel - popup info with save / discard / cancel changes (Chen)
#63866 - Same name can be entered twice in invitations tab (JP)
#67714 - Invitations Tab Allows Entry Of Empty Line (JP)
#62089 - adding contact lists to meetings impossible (JP)
#47747 - Changes to attendee not updated until click on different row (JP)
#61495 - Existing text is placed off screen when editing attendee field (JP)
#28947 - adding contact list to attendee list should expand it (JP)
#67724 - When unix user name, callendar points to old username (Siva)
#72038 - Changes meeting to appoinment after throwing warning invalid mail id (Rodrigo)
#69556 - Crash attaching mime parts to calendar events (Harish)

* Mail
#66126 - attach File Chooser is modal (Michael)
#68549 - Answering to Usenet article doesn't consider the "Followup-To:" field (Michael)
#71003 - threads still running at exit (Michael)
#62109 - Inconsistent ways of determining 8-bit Subject: and From: header charsets (Jeff)
#34153 - Confusing Outbox semantics for deleted outgoing messages (Michael)
#71528 - Search Selection Widget Has Repeated Items (Michael)
#71967 - Evolution delete mail from POP3 server even is checked the option "leave the mail on server (Michael)
#40515 - Signature scripts do not allow switches (Michael)
#68866 - Forward button doesn't put newline between headers and body (Michael)
#35219 - flag-for-followup crufting (Michael)
#64987 - Go to next unread message doesn't work when multiple messages are selected (Michael)
#72337 - Evolution crashes if I click OK/Cancel on the password dialog after disabling the IMAP account (Michael)
#70718 - Next and previous buttons don't realize there's new mail (Michael)
#61363 - Setup wizard, IMAP for receiving server, sending default GW (Michael)
#70795 - Next/Previous Message Should Only Display Listed Emails (Michael)
#23822 - no copy text option when right-clicking on marked mail text (Rodney)
#72266 - You shouldn't be able to open more than one 'Select Folder' dialog in the mail filters (Michael)
#71429 - on NLD, menus in wrong order (Michae)l
#72228 - cannot store into groupwise sent folder (Michael)
#72209 - Evolution is crashing when you move a VFolder to a folder 'on this computer' (Michael)
#72275 - Can't use Shift+F10 to popup context menu for link in message (Harry Lu)
#54503 - "New" dropdown menu on toolbar has wrong widget style (Rodney)
#72676 - Saved filter rule can't be modified if it is selected with GOK. (Harry Lu)

#68592 - "Backup" buttons in certificate settings does nothing - work around (Michael)

* Shell
#33287 - "send/receive" button not greyed out when starting offline (JP)
#48868 - Status bar changes its height when fonts are large (William Jon McCann)

* Plugins
#71527 - Save Calendar widget mixup between directory and file (Rodrigo)

Other bugs

* Addressbook
- Use new categories dialog in contact editor (Rodrigo)
- HIG spacing fixes (Rodney)
- Display warning dialog when GW server is old (Vivek)

* Calendar
- Always ensure default sources are available (Siva)
- Don't look up free/busy unless we need to (Harish)
- Make sure new events don't display twice (Chen)
- Make sure double click opens attachments (Chen)

* Mail
- a11y fixes for composer (Harry Lu)
- Use gnome-vfs API to launch external applications (Marco Pesenti Gritti)
- New mailer context menus for messages (Rodney)

* Shell
- Fix leak (JP)
- Use gnome-vfs API to open quick reference (Marco Pesenti Gritti)

* Plugins
- Make e-popup more robust (Michael)
- Cleanup authors/descriptions (Björn Torkelsson)
- out of office exchange fixes (Sushma)
- retry send options if invalid session string (Chen)
- set proper default port for shared folders (Vivek)

* Miscellaneous
- BSD runtime linking fixes (Hans)
- distclean fixes (Björn Torkelsson)

Updated translations:
- et (Priit Laes)
- el (Kostas Papadimas, Nikos Charonitakis)
- sv (Christian Rose)
- es (Francisco Javier F. Serrador)
- it (Luca Ferretti, Marco Ciampa)
- da (Martin Willemoes Hansen)
- ca (Josep Puigdemont, Xavi Conde)
- nb (Kjartan Maraas)
- no (Kjartan Maraas)
- ru (Leonid Kanter)
- gu (Ankit Patel)
- cs (Miloslav Trmac)
- nl (Vincent van Adrighem)
- fi (Ilkka Tuohela)
- pt (Duarte Loreto)
- uk (Maxim Dziumanenko)
- ko (Changwoo Ryu)
- de (Frank Arnold)
- fr (Vincent Carriere)
- en_CA (Adam Weinberger)
- cs (Miloslav Trmac)
- pl (Artur Flinta)
- bg (Vladimir Petkov)
- ja (Takeshi AIHANA)
- en_GB (David Lodge)
- en_CA (Adam Weinberger)
- lt (Zygimantas Berucka)

Evolution Data Server 1.1.6, 2005-02-28

Bugzilla bugs fixed (see http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi):

* Addressbook
#72806 - EDS is crashing while trying to add a contact to Groupwise book (Siva)
#70908 - Can't remove e-mail addresses assigned to types evolution doesn't know about (Siva)
#67541 - LDAP password not remembered (Siva)

* Calendar
#71490 - Events shows up multiple times (Chen)
#71545 - Crash At Startup of Evolution 2.1 (Rodrigo)
#72107 - Evolution is hanging if you go offline and then come online (Chen)
#73008 - Recipients in CC and BCC field gets added into the TO field and not in their intended place (Sankar)
#72965 - Unable to rename a groupwise folder (Partha)
#72285 - groupwise backend crashes on a GWPOA generated email (Sankar)
#72907 - Few mails are not available for offline in groupwise (Siva)

* Camel
#68459 - Answering to Usenet article doesn't consider the "Followup-To:" field (Michael)
#71747 - IMAP host lookup on 'hostname;noselect=yes' (Jeff)
#71752 - Make sure auth_domain is 'Groupwise' (Vivek)
#72106 - New mails are in "READ" state (Partha)
#61468 - From and Subject information is missing from Inbox mailbox (Michael)
#57185 - MH file mode changes and broken links (Michael)
#59507 - tries to write junk cmeta in local spool (Michael)
#71812 - folders are stored way too often (Michael)
#70590 - Filters mark mail as read when it really isn't (Michael)
#72609 - Crash everytime when read the article (Michael)

* All
#9605 - Let "Delete" remove selected contact from the name selector (Harry Lu)
#73011 - Evolution crashed when clicked on new category (Rodrigo)

Other bugs

* Addressbook
- Make sure editors are always read-only in offline mode (Siva)
- Destroy groupwise connection hash tables correctly (Chen)
- Migration issue with non-ASCII quoted printable chars in contact notes (Siva)

* Calendar
- Return the weather calendar capabilities properly (Rodrigo)
- Fix getQM issues in groupwise backend so we don't miss events (Harish, Chen)
- Locking fixes to prevent races in backend (JP, Rodrigo)
- Download groupwise calendar attachments only if not already in cache (Harish)
- Destroy groupwise connection hash tables correctly (Chen)
- Make sure groupwise item creation date exists before using (Chen)
- Fix crash during migration if e-d-s is not available (Rodrigo)
- Set detached instance recurid and start/end properly (Rodrigo)

* Camel
- Make junk code use camel debug (Rodo)
- Use groupwise getQM call with correct timestamp to prevent missing messages (Harish)
- Fix deletion of groupwise mail (Chen)
- Fix server version display in warning (Vivek)
- Show correct time for mails (Partha)
- Rename inbox/INBOX to Inbox, so it is translatable (Björn Torkelsson)
- Use XGMOVE if possible in IMAP4 (Jeff)
- Flag IMAP4 inbox properly (Björn Torkelsson)
- Just search the cache if IMAP4 is in offline mode (Jeff)

* All
- PPC fixes (Hans)
- Allow name selector to auth books properly (Hans)
- Leak fix (Kjartan Maraas)

Updated Translations:
- el (Kostas Papadimas, Nikos Charonitakis)
- nl (Vincent van Adrighem)
- hu (Laszlo Dvornik)
- da (Martin Willemoes Hansen)
- gu (Ankit Patel) lt;ankit644@yahoo.comgt;
- pl (Artur Flinta)
- uk (Maxim Dziumanenko)
- fr (Thierry Moisan)
- pt (Duarte Loreto)
- it (Marco Ciampa)
- nb (Kjartan Maraas)
- no (Kjartan Maraas)
- bg (Vladimir Petkov)
- fi (Ilkka Tuohela)
- ru (Leonid Kanter)
- sq (Laurent Dhima)
- bg (Vladimir Petkov)
- lt (Zygimantas Berucka)
- en_GB (David Lodge)
- ja (Takeshi AIHANA)
- ko (Changwoo Ryu)
- sv (Christian Rose)
- en_CA (Adam Weinberger)
- es (Francisco Javier F. Serrador)
- de (Frank Arnold)
- cs (Miloslav Trmac)

Exchange Connector 2.1.6 2005-02-28

Bugzilla bugs fixed (see http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi):

#71555 - Label setting is not being saved across sessions (Sushma)
#72093 - Uncheck password expiry check box, still user receives password expiry message (Sushma)
#72091 - 'Change password' in password expiry does not throw error when password is not changed (Sushma)
#71878 - Global Catalog server not detected on account setup (Sushma)
#71800 - Account setup should test for BPROPFIND not enabled display warning message (Sushma)
#71995 - xcs integ:Modification to OWA URL is not handled properly (Sushma)
#70283 - All-day calendar events incorrectly show as busy (Sarfraaz)
#72482 - Exchange connector hangs for one particular meeting req (Sarfraaz)
#72099 - Click on Action -gt;Folder Size, throws error (Sarfraaz)
#72170 - In offline mode, Search operation on GAL, returns 'Unable to perform search' (Sushma)
#72946 - Exchange connector crahsed while creating contact in offline (Sivaiah)
#72945 - Evolution crashed while creating contact in offline (Sivaiah)
#72104 - Delete folder contents 'Show folder size' doesnt display new size (Sarfraaz)
#73017 - Remember password does not work (Sushma)
#71519 - Switch to 'Offline', cannot open any mail in inbox, exchange hangs (Sarfraaz)
#72709 - OOF handling from account editor is not working (Sushma)
#73079 - Exchange crashes while moving from offline to online (Sarfraaz)

Updated Translations :
- ar (Arafat Medini)
- bg (Alexander Shopov)
- ca (Jordi Mallach)
- cs (Miloslav Trmac)
- da (Martin Willemoes Hansen)
- de (Frank Arnold)
- el (Kostas Papadimas)
- en_CA (Adam Weinberger)
- en_GB (David Lodge)
- es (Francisco Javier F. Serrador)
- fi (Ilkka Tuohela)
- fr (Christophe Merlet)
- gu (Ankit Patel)
- hu (Laszlo Dvornik)
- ko (Changwoo Ryu)
- lt (ygimantas BeruÄ?ka)
- nb (Kjartan Maraas)
- nl (Vincent van Adrighem)
- no (Kjartan Maraas)
- pl (Artur Flinta)
- pt (Duarte Loreto)
- ru (Leonid Kanter)
- sq (Laurent Dhima)
- sv (Christian Rose)
- uk (Maxim Dziumanenko)

gtkhtml-3.5.7 "Snow white" 2004-02-28

New in this release

* fixed margins calculation for RTL
* fixed quotation parsing
* keypress event return value fix (Harry Lu)
* fixed plain save padding for RTL
* fixed citation rendering
* fixed spell errors rendering
* fixed crash in cursor line down function
* fixed crash in cursor base calculation
* bind to Sun Undo/Copy/Cut/Paste keys (Mengjie Yu)
* a11y fixes (Mengjie Yu)
* rtl improvements - use keymap, save direction to html elements
* extended test suite
* updated translations (Kjartan Maraas, Leonid Kanter, Priit Laes,
Kostas Papadimas, Takeshi Aihana, David Lodge, Vincent van
Adrighem, Alexander Shopov, Laurent Dhima, Maxim Dziumanenko,
Duarte Loreto, Nikos Charonitakis, Raphael Higino, Miloslav
TrmaÄ?, Christophe Merlet, Martin Willemoes Hansen, Ankit Patel,
Amanpreet Singh Alamwala, Jordi Mallach, Artur Flinta)

gal-2.3.5 2005-02-28

Bugzilla bugs fixed (see http://bugzilla.ximian.com/show_bug.cgi):

#72793 - Grab Focus of table cells in grabs the wrong for a11y (Harry Lu)
#73009 - Mnemonics not working in fields window (Li Yuan)

Other bugs and changes:

- Updated translations:
de (Hendrik Richter)
el (Kostas Papadimas, Nikos Charonitakis)
ca (Gil Forcada)
ru (Leonid Kanter)
da (Martin Willemoes Hansen)
cy (Rhys Jones)
gu (Ankit Patel)
fr (Christophe Merlet)
pl (Artur Flinta)
pt_BR (Raphael Higino)
uk (Maxim Dziumanenko)
pt (Duarte Loreto)
fi (Ilkka Tuohela)
nb (Kjartan Maraas)
no (Kjartan Maraas)
bg (Vladimir Petkov)
sq (Laurent Dhima)
lt (Zygimantas Berucka)
en_GB (David Lodge)
nl (Vincent van Adrighem)
ja (Takeshi AIHANA)
ko (Changwoo Ryu)
cs (Miloslav Trmac)
sk (Marcel Telka)
es (Francisco Javier F. Serrador)
en_CA (Adam Weinberger)
sv (Christian Rose)
et (Priit Laes)

Reporting Bugs

If you have problems with 2.1.6, please take the time to submit the bug
using Bug Buddy or at http://bugzilla.ximian.com. Try to fill in as
much detail as you can regarding the circumstances that lead to the

If you have a feature request, you can also file that at
http://bugzilla.ximian.com/ don't be discouraged if you don't hear from
us right away, we get hundreds of feature requests a year.

You can also check if your bug has been reported before by using the
search functionality of Bugzilla.

More information is available at the project website:

JP Rosevear lt;jpr@novell.comgt;
Novell, Inc.

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