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Re: [tor-talk] TorBirdy 0.0.13 released - New translations desired

Consider Persian translation done. I am adding Ardeshir to CC line.
On Sep 28, 2012 10:41 PM, "Jacob Appelbaum" <jacob@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi!
> TorBirdy 0.0.13 is now out; we think it is the the best release so far
> and we encourage you to upgrade.
> This release is quick to follow version 0.0.12 to fix a known problem in
> for German speaking users. We believe this release will increase
> stability for German speaking users.
> It's still quite experimental - of course. Use at your own risk and
> especially if you're using it with Enigmail and GnuPG without a local[0]
> HTTP proxy.
> We've continued with updating the web page to show some TorBirdy screen
> shots:
>  https://github.com/ioerror/torbirdy/wiki/Screen-shots
> Call for help:
> We're looking for assistance with Translations - if you'd like to
> translate TorBirdy, we'd gladly accept a patch that prepares TorBirdy
> for translation work. We now have German, English, Punjabi, Hebrew,
> Spanish and French! Even if you can't help translate, we'd love to know
> what languages matter to you or your friends - please let us know?
> We're especially looking for translations of TorBirdy into Arabic,
> Persian, Mandarin and Japanese - if you'd like to help us translate,
> please contact us!
> Release Highlights:
> 0.0.13, 28 Sept 2012
>   Translation updates:
>     Add Hebrew translation (thanks to Sharon Dvir)
>     Add French translation (thanks to N3b)
>     Update German translation (thanks to Karsten N)
>     Add Spanish translation (thanks to Juan Garofalo)
>   Code cleanup: prefixed generically-named IDs with TorBirdy namespace
> The release from a few days ago has other important changes that are
> also relevant to other users:
> 0.0.12, 27 Sept 2012
>   TorBirdy now has localization support
>     Current languages: English, German (translated by Karsten N.),
>     Punjabi
>   TorBirdy code cleanup: fix global namespace pollution
>   Do not select the last selected account to prevent automatic login
>     (TorBirdy selects 'Local Folders' on startup to prevent this)
>   Restore proxy settings at TorBirdy uninstall
>     (settings prior to installation of TorBirdy)
>   TorBirdy now allows HTTP/SSL connections
>   Users may opt-out from `--throw-keyids'
>   Enhanced TorBirdy JonDo support (thanks to Karsten N.)
>   Fix a bug in 0.0.11 that prevented account preferences from being set
>   Add Screenshots directory
>   TorBirdy no longer requires a configured HTTP proxy for full use with
>     Tor
>   TorBirdy now enforces the safest HTTP proxy usage possible with GnuPG
>     TorBirdy attempts to disable all name resolution in GnuPG due to a
>     serious SOCKS5 problem with GnuPG proxy options in how we invoke
>     GnuPG; GnuPG only supports SOCKS5 when it is linked against libcurl
>     (>7.21.7) and hostnames are not used. This is outlined the
>     following bug:
>     https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/2846
> General content anonymity caution note:
> TorBirdy has known leaks in the Message-ID and in the Date header, we're
> working on merging an upstream patch that will allow these leaks to be
> closed. There are no known proxy leaks unless you use additional
> extensions that do not respect the proxy settings of Thunderbird. If you
> use GnuPG and Enigmail, we encourage you to use it with a local HTTP
> proxy due to the issues mentioned[0] regarding GnuPG.
> Here's the wiki page for TorBirdy:
>   https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/wiki/torbirdy
> Here's the latest XPI for TorBirdy:
>   https://www.torproject.org/dist/torbirdy/torbirdy-0.0.13.xpi
>   https://github.com/downloads/ioerror/torbirdy/torbirdy-0.0.13.xpi
> Here is a proper GPG signature for the latest XPI:
>   https://www.torproject.org/dist/torbirdy/torbirdy-0.0.13.xpi.asc
>   https://github.com/downloads/ioerror/torbirdy/torbirdy-0.0.13.xpi.asc
> Here is the sha1sum of torbirdy-0.0.13.xpi:
>   56d7615bbbd2ba64811307209ae1f22c1bdbf266
> The GnuPG signature that signed this email is also the same key that
> signs the TorBirdy releases. To learn more about signature verification
> of Tor Project related software such as TorBirdy please visit this page:
>   https://www.torproject.org/docs/verifying-signatures.html
> The plugin on AMO has been preliminarily reviewed and we are still in
> the review process. It is again possible (Hooray!) to install TorBirdy
> directly from Thunderbird or by downloading the extension in a web
> browser from Mozilla's website:
>   https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/torbirdy/
> We believe that users who installed previous versions from Mozilla's
> addons site should receive this update automatically. It may take some
> time before Mozilla approves this update but it should eventually show
> up as an available update.
> We now upload a full XPI and GnuPG signature for every new release to
> the Tor Project's web servers:
>   https://www.torproject.org/dist/torbirdy/
> All the best,
> Jacob
> [0] https://trac.torproject.org/projects/tor/ticket/2846
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