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Blam 1.6.0 has been released

Blam is an RSS reader for the GNOME desktop. Blam features a simple to use interface that lets you focus on the news items. It's also works especially well for reading planet feeds where the same items might be aggregated across several planets.

This release features a major change in that the HTML widget has been replaced with Mozilla. This makes the rendering a lot quicker and more accurate, it also solves a number of issues people where having with lockups during image fetching.

Changing to Mozilla has led to a number of regressions though. One is the ability to print an entry, not sure how useful this was but it would require a lot of work to add and won't be added back unless there is a great amount of requests for it. The other is the spinner that I've temporarily disabled.
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