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Short:GoodNews v2.0 Mail & News reader for UMS.
Author:jmx at hol.fr (Jean-Marc Xiume), jerfl at mail.cpod.fr (Jerome Fleury)
Uploader:jmx hol fr (Jean-Marc Xiume)
Type:comm/ums
Version:2.0
Architecture:m68k-amigaos
Date:1997-06-21
Download:http://aminet.net/comm/ums/GoodNews.lha - View contents
Readme:http://aminet.net/comm/ums/GoodNews.readme
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**************************************************************************

               GoodNews v2.0 - Mail and News reader for UMS

		   By Jean-Marc Xiume' and Jerome Fleury
				  1996-97.

 GoodNews  is based on IntuiNews v1.4  Copyright © 1993-1996 by  Matthias
 Scheler and  Markus Stipp,  but they are  neither responsible for it and
 nor will offer support for it.

 GoodNews uses MUI by Stefan Stuntz, see ReadMe.mui for more details.

**************************************************************************



Introduction
------------

GoodNews  is a software that enables you to read and write e-mail and news
with  UMS  (Universal  Message  System).   As  IntuiNews's authors had the
kindness to give the sources of their program, we decided to go ahead with
developpement.

To know how to use GoodNews read the documentation file GoodNews.guide.



Main changes in version 2.0 (compared to previously released version 1.5)
---------------------------

* GoodNews 2.0 - 10 june 1997

- Public distribution on Aminet.

- Added the new features,  corrected and updated the english and french
  versions of the amigaguide documentation GoodNews.guide .

- Some bug fixes.


* GoodNews 1.5.11 (beta release) - 31 may 1997

- New "Sort" button in the address book editor.

- "Edit"  and  "Delete"  buttons in the address book editor now support
  Drag&Drop.

- New config variable GoodNews.RexxMenu  allowing to  configure  a  new
  menu  called  "Rexx",  used to start ARexx scripts from  any GoodNews
  window.


* GoodNews 1.5.10 (beta release) - 11 may 1997

- Fixed some layout problems in the Global Search window.

- You can now open only 1 Address Book Editor at the same time.

- Some cleanup in Custom Class and memory handling.

- Internal changes.

- New config variable: ( GoodNews.QuitConfirm "yes|no" )
  If set  to  "yes",  GoodNews  opens  a  confirmation  requester  when
  quitting (default to "no")

- Better layout in the Article Window with the Set Flags buttons.

- ScanMode1  and  ScanMode2  now  correctly initialize cycle gadgets on
  startup.

- Added a "Save" button in the Address Book Editor.

- Fixed a bug when using the "Del" button in an empty list of an
  Edit User/Group window of the Adress Book Editor.

- The menu item "Add to address book" now uses the Address Book Editor.

- Added titles in the list of the Edit Group window.

- The Address Book Editor can now be open from any window
  (Group, Article and Message).

- More Drag&Drop support:
  . from Article list to the main Address Book Editor list, in order to
    add users in the list.
  . from  the  Article list to an Edit Group window of the Address Book
    Editor, to add users in the list.
  . Edit User/Group windows are now "drag sortable".
  . from  the main Address BookEditor list to the list of an Edit Group
    window, to add the user to the group.
  . from the list of an Edit Group window  to  the  main  list  of  the
    Address Book Editor, to copy a user.

- New  config  variable  ( GoodNews.Picture <iff file path> )  to allow
  displaying picture in front of a group name in the group list.
  (see above)

- New config variable ( GoodNews.GroupHeight nb ) to specify the height
  of the pictures that will be displayed.
  (see above)

- Removed some bugs in the Adress Book Editor.

- The Select window (which allows  selecting  articles)  is  now  fully
  independent.


* GoodNews 1.5.9 (beta release) - 16 apr 1997

- GoodNews now features a full working Address Book Editor:
  Fully independent: you can  still  use  GoodNews  while  editing  the
                     address book
  Fully multiwindowing: you can edit many users/groups at the same time
  Drag&Drop support:
    You can sort the list with Drag&Drop
    You can drop main list items into already existing edit windows.

- More Drag&Drop support:
  From  the  Article  List  to  the  Message Window,  it  acts like the
  "Read..." button.
  String gadgets in the Global Search Window can now be be dragged  and
  dropped.

- New About requester with logo (Thanks to Eric Gerard).

- Fixed  the  problem  of  Cycle  gadgets  not  using  the same font as
  standard buttons (reported by Michael Prix)

- Fixed the problem of external MUI libs (especially listtree.mcc)  not
  being closed on exit.

- Changed the behaviour of the variables GoodNews.GroupTitles and
  GoodNews.Articles. See the documentation for more details.

- Major internal changes.

- Bug fix: the distribution field wasn't updated while editing a mail.


* GoodNews 1.5.8 (beta release) - 02 avr 1997

- GroupTree mode should now work correctly.

- The "Old" flag can now be toggled, using the config var
  ( GoodNews.SuperFlags "yes" )

- GoodNews now uses and writes GoodNews.DontTouch variable instead
  of IntuiNews.DontTouch


* GoodNews 1.5.7 (beta release) - 24 mar 1997

- Fixed stupid bug when Article List had exactly 3 entries.

- Definitely fixed stupid bug when closing BookList window in the
  Mail Window


* GoodNews 1.5.6 (beta release) - 23 mar 1997

- Some enforcer hits removed (while opening/closing the BookList window of
  the Mail window)

- GroupTree mode has now infinite depth level, the separator for group names
  is the dot '.'

- Added new variable GoodNews.GroupTitles "yes|no" to display Group List titles.

- Added support for Reader.* variables. These are the first searched variables.
  GoodNews.* and IntuiNews.* variables are still supported.

- Few internal changes.


* GoodNews 1.5.5 (beta release) - 21 mar 1997

- Some enforcer hits removed (while rescanning the group list in tree mode)

- The Article Flags window is now a panel button implemented in the message
  window, as requested.

- Few internal changes.


* GoodNews 1.5.4 (beta release) - 17 mar 1997

- Yet major internal changes.

- Grouptree mode should not display trash anymore. Could still be stale.

- Drag&Drop in the Group window:
  . from the list to the buttons "Read...", "Post..." and "Mail...".
    Buttons can react or not depending on the selection.

- Bug fix in the cyclechain of the Group Window when activating the list.

- Bug fix in Grouptree mode when clicking on "Read..." with an empty list.

- Drag&Drop in the Article Window:
  . from the list to the buttons "Write..." (only if one list entry is
    dropped on it, acts then like "Follow up...") and "Read selection..."

- In MailText mode, the container is now a NListview object: you can
  disable wordwrapping and play with NListview prefs.


* GoodNews 1.5.3 (beta release) - 27 feb 1997

- Major internal changes (code rewrite using custom classes).

- Scanmode cycle gadgets are now independant within the two different
  windows (article list and group list).

- Date format changed in the version string.

- GoodNews.* variables are now supported. A variable is first searched
  under this name, and if it doesn't exist it is then searched under the
  IntuiNews.* form.
  The GoodNews.moderated and GoodNews.groups variables hasn't been tested
  yet, please report if they work or not !

- New "GroupTree" variable to display the grouplist in a list tree
  (very simple for now : only one level). Some crashes may happen
  depending on your config, please test.

- Some changes in the "About" window.

- Drag&Drop in the Mail and Post windows :
  . from the list subwindow (newsgroups or addressee) to the main list.
  . from the main list to the "Delete" button.


* GoodNews 1.5.2 (beta release) - 02 feb 1997

- Column titles in the article list, switchable by the config variable
  IntuiNews.ArticleTitles .

- You can now specify an ArticleFormat variable for each group.

- Ability to search also for the "Exported" flag in the global search
  window.

- New entry in the ScanMode1 cycle gadget, named "Not Exported", to
  scan for messages that have not been exported yet.
  It works perfectly in the article list window but not in the group
  list window. It seems this cannot be done, due to a limitation in UMS
  local flags (the 16 available flags are already used).

- Improved the memory handling of the article list window and the menus
  localisation.

- Bug fix: "Forward as mail" and "Forward as news" menus are again
  functional within the article list window.

- Bug fixed on the arexx RESCAN command that wasn't working anymore after
  custom class oriented rewritings.

- The version string now contains the date in the right format.


* GoodNews 1.5.1 (beta release) - 19 jan 1997

- Displaying of the Groups and Articles windows are now configurable using
  2 new config variables. The syntax follows directly the MUI multi column
  lists template.

- Some improvements and cleanup in the source code. Group list and article
  list are now implemented as custom classes.

- New menu items "MUI Settings..." and "About MUI..." to follow MUI3
  Guidelines.

- New warning requester when forwarding a mail to a newsgroup.

- Localization of the date in the message window and in the article list.



Authors
-------

Jean-Marc Xiume'
 - fidonet  :  2:320/104.22
 - amiganet :  39:180/1.22
 - usenet   :  jmx at hol.fr
	       jmx at ramses.fdn.org

Jerome Fleury
 - Fidonet  :  2:320/104.86
 - Amiganet :  39:180/1.86
 - Usenet   :  jerfl at mail.cpod.fr
	       jeje at ramses.fdn.org


WWW site:  http://www.mygale.org/07/jmx/goodnews


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