[ANNOUNCE] OfflineIMAP v7.0.0-rc3 released

Nicolas Sebrecht nicolas.s-dev at laposte.net
Mon Jun 27 14:51:50 BST 2016

OfflineIMAP v7.0.0-rc3 is out.


  wget "https://raw.githubusercontent.com/OfflineIMAP/offlineimap/v7.0.0-rc3/requirements.txt" -O requirements.txt
  pip install -r ./requirements.txt --user git+https://github.com/OfflineIMAP/offlineimap.git@v7.0.0-rc3

The most important changes are:

  - The passwords (and usernames) are now expected in Unicode.
  - The sync_deletes feature is marked stable.
  - It is possible to disable STARTTLS if it is failing.
  - mbnames correctly honors the `-a` CLI option.

# Authors

- Nicolas Sebrecht (31)
- Ilias Tsitsimpis (1)

# Features

- Learn to disable STARTTLS. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- Require usernames and passwords to be UTF-8 encoded. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- offlineimap.conf: sync_deletes option is stable. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- Learn -V CLI option. [Nicolas Sebrecht]

# Fixes

- Don't try to copy messages with UID == 0. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- Avoid removing of data when user removed a maildir. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- When called with -a, mbnames must not erase entries of other accounts. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- GmailMaildir: quick mode is not compatible with utime_from_header. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- Manual: offlineimapui: minor typo fix. [Ilias Tsitsimpis]

# Changes

- --info displays the imaplib2 version and whether it's the bundled or system one. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- Bump from imaplib2 v2.53 to v2.55. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- Move requirements.txt to the root directory. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- README: rename "Requirements" section to "Requirements & dependencies". [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- README: add imaplib2 dependency and remove libraries in the standard libraries. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- offlineimap.conf: improved comments. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- sqlite was made mandatory: import error can fail at import time. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- release.sh: put the authors directly to the AUTHORS section. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- release.sh: learn users how to get the requirements file for pip. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- website-doc.sh: include maintenance releases in the list of announces. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- website-doc.sh: announces.yml: fill the page for the links. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- Remove dead code and other code cleanups. [Nicolas Sebrecht]
- Style and comments improvements. [Nicolas Sebrecht]

Nicolas Sebrecht

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