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Quassel IRC v0.4.0 Released

Today, Quassel announced their release of version 0.4.0:

The Kubuntu-supported client’s 0.4 branch has a number of major upgrades, including:

KDE Integration: Quassel can now be integrated into KDE4, allowing for your style and color schemes to be picked up by Quassel correctly.

UI and Feature Overhaul: Plenty of minor improvements here, such as context menus, URL hyperlinks, colored nicknames, paste warnings and much more.

Streamlined Monolithic Client: Big improvement over the original core + client combined binary.

Facelift: Quassel are happy to brag that they have a complete makeover appearance-wise, courtesy of Nuno Pinheiro (from Oxygen).

Quassel weren’t able to implement everything they wanted to with the 0.4.0 release. Because Kubuntu is now using Quassel as their default IRC client, Quassel have been working to try and meet Kubuntu’s deadline, which means things such as translations into other languages have been put on hold until the 0.4.1 release.

The full article can be found here.

The Feature log and Git history can be found here and here respectively.

Give it a spin and tell us what you think!