Release Notes for Version 7.0.0

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The following list is a summary of all major additions, changes, and fixes part of version 7.0.0 of the Textual IRC Client.

Notifications

Notifications can now be configured for individual channels in Channel Properties.

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Accompanying this change are three new notification types:

Redundancy

Multiple endpoints can now be configured in the Redundancy section of Server Properties.

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Changes

Changes: Cipher Suites

The cipher suites preferred by Textual have changed to:

Cipher Suite Protocol Version
TLS_AES_256_GCM_SHA384 TLS 1.3
TLS_CHACHA20_POLY1305_SHA256 TLS 1.3
TLS_AES_128_GCM_SHA256 TLS 1.3
TLS_ECDHE_ECDSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384 TLS 1.2
TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384 TLS 1.2
TLS_ECDHE_ECDSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256 TLS 1.2
TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256 TLS 1.2
TLS_ECDHE_ECDSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA384 TLS 1.2
TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA384 TLS 1.2
TLS_ECDHE_ECDSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA256 TLS 1.2
TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA256 TLS 1.2

The cipher suites listed below are kept around for backwards compatibility. The cipher suites included in this list are considered obsolete and will eventually be removed from the app altogether.

Cipher Suite
TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_GCM_SHA256
TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_GCM_SHA384
TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA256
TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA256
TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA
TLS_RSA_WITH_AES_256_CBC_SHA

Fixes

 
Last modified: August 01, 2017
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