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Archive for November, 2010

You, wearing Adium merch

Thursday, November 18th, 2010

Back when we announced the release of Adium 1.4, we also announced that you can now buy clothing with Adiumy on it.

Well, it’s been over two weeks. Your T-shirts, hoodies, and dog shirts should have arrived by now. Let’s see what it looks like!

I’ll start. Here I am, wearing an Adium hoodie:

Adiumy hoodie hood downAdiumy hoodie hood up

Now it’s your turn. What do you (or what does your dog) look like in Adium clothing?

(Comments are on for this post only. Again, please don’t post bug reports in comments here—the correct place is over on the bug tracker. You can use imgur to host your photo(s); just put the image addresses in your comment, without HTML (don’t use <img src=…> or <a href=…>; they’ll get stripped out), and we’ll embed the images in your comment for you as we get to them.)

Adium 1.4.1: ICQ fixes and much, much more!

Tuesday, November 16th, 2010

It’s been 2 weeks since we released version 1.4.  The response has been incredible. Now, hot on its heels, comes 1.4.1 with even more ducky goodness.

While the primary purpose of this update is to fix ICQ authentication[1][2], we stuck a few other goodies in there as well. (Did someone say ‘faster MSN file transfers’? ;) ) We’ve upgraded from libpurple 2.6.6 to version 2.7.5 which brings with it the usual smörgåsbord of fixes and enhancements. For more details, you can read the release notes.

What’s up with ICQ?

For those that are unaware, ICQ is no longer owned by AOL. The breakage that users may have experienced was due to the change-over to the new authentication servers.

Users of Mac OS X 10.4 using Adium 1.3.10 can change the server setting to “login.icq.com” in the “Options” pane of their ICQ account’s settings.

SSL encryption is currently not supported server-side so we were forced to disable it in Adium 1.4.1.

Support and development

As always, if you find a bug or have a question, refer to the Help page. Please do not post it in the comments.

And if you’d like to help us out in any way, feel free to find out how you can contribute.

What’s next?

The next big issues on our list:

  • fixing Facebook Chat support
  • finding a solution to complaints about the changes made to the default message styles in 1.4

Adium 1.4 downloads, and the next step

Wednesday, November 3rd, 2010

We’re thrilled by the response so far to Adium 1.4, with over 540,000 downloads in just 4 days.

We’re already hard at work on Adium 1.4.1. Please be sure to file constructive reports on Adium Trac – commenting in an existing ticket, if there is one, rather than clogging the system with duplicate tickets – to help us triage the amount important issues to address. Overall, the response has been resoundingly positive; please work with us as we continue to refine this huge release :)

As always, comments to this or any other blog post are not the appropriate forum for a bug report or question!