Choqok 0.6 codenamed “Strawberry” released, And is ready to use.
Major improvements about new version is improved image caching backend, Prevent it to show an status more than once, And better support of showing right to left messages for all users. That fixes many bugs around them.
Changes on this release:
- Add support for smilies in texts.
- Add support for ReTweet function.
- Twitpic.com integration added. With support of posting images to it and showing thumbnails of them.
- Posting “Currently listening to …” text for Amarok 2.x users.
- Option to use a custom browser instead of kde default implemented. (Requested by Gnome users)
- Ability to abort posting new status.
- A “Who is …” item added to user menu, to see Info, Homepage url and Name of a user.
- Support for Digg.com shorturls service added.
- Better support for right to left languages, And users who use multiple languages with different directions.
- Image caching improved and some related bugs fixed. (Daniel Schaal)
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Some other Choqok related news:
Choqok source code is moved to KDE Extragear after previous release and you should use KDE bugzilla to report its bugs.
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