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Changelog

4.1.3 (Unreleased)

  • Updated translation: lt
  • Upgrade to Backbone 1.4.0 and Strophe 1.3.2
  • Fix "flashing" of roster filter when you have less than 5 roster contacts.
  • Fix handling of CAPTCHAs offered by ejabberd.
  • Don't send out receipts or markers for MAM messages
  • Allow setting of debug mode via URL with /#converse?debug=true
  • New config setting locked_muc_domain
  • New config setting show_client_info
  • Render inline images served over HTTP if Converse itself was loaded on an unsecured (HTTP) page.
  • Document new API method sendMessage
  • #1149: With xhr_user_search_url, contact requests are not being sent out
  • #1213: Switch roster filter input and icons
  • #1327: fix False mentions positives in URLs and Email addresses
  • #1352: Add Jed as dependency of @converse/headless
  • #1373: Re-add support for the muc_domain setting
  • #1400: When a chat message is just an emoji, enlarge the emoji
  • #1437: List of groupchats in modal doesn't scroll
  • #1457: Wrong tooltip shown for "unbookmark" icon
  • #1479: Allow file upload by drag & drop also in MUCs
  • #1487: New config option muc_respect_autojoin
  • #1501: Don't prompt for a reason if auto_join_on_invite is true
  • #1507: Make message id and origin-id identical in order to fix LMC with Conversations

4.1.2 (2019-02-22)

  • Updated translations: af, cz, de, es, he, it, nl, nl_BE, pt_BR, zh_CN
  • Bugfix. Prevent duplicate messages by comparing MAM archive id to XEP-0359 stanza ids.
  • Bugfix. Open groupchats not shown when logging in after disconnection.
  • #1406: TypeError: e.devicelists is undefined when unchecking the "trusted device" checkbox

4.1.1 (2019-02-18)

  • Updated translations: af, cz, de, es, eu, ga, he, hi, ja, nb, nl_BE, zh_CN
  • New language supported: Esperanto
  • Accessibility: Tag the chat-content as an ARIA live region, for screen readers
  • Set releases URL to new Github repo
  • Rudimentary support for XEP-0333 chat markers
  • Better support for XEP-0359 stanza-id and origin-id elements.
  • Bugfix: restore textarea size after sending a message
  • Bugfix: MUC invite form not appearing
  • #1369 Don't wrongly interpret message with subject as a topic change.
  • #1405 Status of contacts list are not displayed properly
  • #1408 New config option roomconfig_whitelist
  • #1410 HTTP upload not working if conversations push proxy is used
  • #1412 MUC moderator commands can be disabled selectively by config
  • #1413 Fix moderator commands that change affiliation
  • #1414 Prevent duplicate messages on MUC join
  • #1417 Margin between nickname and badge
  • #1421 Fix direct invite for membersonly room
  • #1422 Resurrect the muc_show_join_leave option
  • #1438 Update contact nickname when receiving a roster push
  • #1442 MUC read receipts causing empty lines

4.1.0 (2019-01-11)

  • Bugfix: MUC commands were being ignored
  • Bugfix: Multiple rooms shown active in the rooms list
  • Bugfix: Don't open chats when receiving messages without a body
  • Bugfix: Typing in the textarea can become very slow in large MUCs
  • UI: Always show the OMEMO lock icon (grayed out if not available).
  • Use publish-options with pubsub#access_model set to open when publishing OMEMO public keys and devices
  • Add a new converse-pubsub plugin, for generic PubSub operations
  • #1180 It's now possible to use OMEMO in a MUC (if it's members-only and non-anonymous)
  • #1334 Force avatar refetch when receiving vcard-temp:x:update
  • #1337 send_chat_state_notifications doesn't work in MUCs
  • #1353 Message Delivery Receipts not working because of the message "type" attribute
  • #1356 Make triangle icon usable
  • #1374 Can't load embedded chat when changing view_mode between page reloads
  • #1376 Fixed some alignment issues in the sidebar
  • #1378 Message Delivery Receipts were being sent for carbons and own messages
  • #1379 MUC unread messages indicator is failing
  • #1382 Message Delivery Receipts: Set store hint and type='chat'
  • #1388 implement muc-owner command /destroy

4.0.6 (2018-12-07)

  • Updated translations: ar, cs, de, es, eu, fr, gl, hu, id, it, ja, nb, pt_BR
  • Don't render http (i.e. non-TLS) resources
  • Bugfix: Converse caused RID out of range errors on Prosody
  • Bugfix: MUC messages sometimes appear twice after resync.
  • #1331 Fix missing checkmarks in old muc messages
  • #1333 Don't send receipt requests in MUCs
  • #1348 Font gets cut off in Firefox #1348

4.0.5 (2018-11-15)

  • Error FATAL: TypeError: Cannot read property 'extend' of undefined when using embedded view mode.
  • Default paths in converse-notifications.js are now relative
  • Add a button to regenerate OMEMO keys
  • Add client info modal which shows Converse's version number
  • New config setting theme
  • #141 XEP-0184: Message Delivery Receipts
  • #1033 Setting show_send_button to true didn't work
  • #1188 Feature request: drag and drop file to HTTP Upload
  • #1268 Switch from SASS variables to CSS custom properties
  • #1278 Replace the default avatar with a SVG version
  • #1288 Add CSS classes to differentiate between incoming and outgoing messages
  • #1305 added value 'all' for 'show_desktop_notifications' to notifiy even if converse.js is open
  • #1306 added option notification_delay
  • #1312 Error unrecognized expression in Safari
  • #1316 show version info in login dialog
  • #1317 Don't show errors for CSI messages
  • #1318 added values 'on' and 'off' for 'trusted' option which removes the "This is a trusted device" checkbox from the login form
  • #1319 Implement sending of presences according to XEP-0319: Last User Interaction in Presence

4.0.4 (2018-10-29)

  • Use Lerna to create the @converse/headless package
  • Use ES2015 modules instead of UMD.
  • #1252 Correctly reflect the state in bookmark icon title.
  • #1257 Prefer 'probably' over 'maybe' when evaluating audio play support.
  • #1259 Don't inform of affiliation change after user leaves MUC
  • #1261 File upload not working
  • #1264 Right Align badges of room occupants
  • #1272 Hiding MUC occupants leaves a blank space
  • #1278 Replace the default avatar with a SVG version

4.0.3 (2018-10-22)

  • New translations: Arabic, Basque, Czech, French, German, Hungarian, Japanese, Norwegian Bokmål, Polish, Romanian, Spanish
  • Bugfix. Converse continuously publishes an empty OMEMO devicelist for itself
  • Bugfix. Handler not triggered when submitting MUC password form 2nd time
  • Bugfix. MUC features weren't being refreshed when saving the config form
  • Don't show duplicate notification messages
  • New config setting show_images_inline
  • Disable OMEMO when the user has indicated that Converse is running on an untrusted device.
  • #537 Render xmpp: URI as link
  • #1058 Send an inactive chat state notification when the user switches to another tab
  • #1062 Collapse multiple join/leave messages into one
  • #1063 URLs in the topic / subject are not clickable
  • #1140 Add support for destroyed chatrooms
  • #1169 Non-joined participants display an unwanted status message
  • #1185 Added Contact still shown as pending
  • #1190 MUC Participants column disappears in certain viewport widths
  • #1193 OMEMO messages without a <body> fallback are ignored
  • #1199 Can't get back from to login screen from registration screen
  • #1204 Link encoding issue
  • #1209 Bring color codes of users' status in line with other clients
  • #1214 Setting allow_contact_requests to false has no effect
  • #1221 Avoid creating a headlines box if we don't have anything to show inside it
  • #1222 Adding a bookmark should prefill the room name
  • #1228 Converse automatically visits links (to try and determine whether they're images to show inline)

4.0.2 (2018-10-02)

  • M4A and WEBM files, when sent as XEP-0066 Out of Band Data, are now playable directly in chat
  • Updated French and Spanish translations
  • Two new languages supported, Hindi and Romanian
  • #1176 Add config setting send_chat_state_notifications
  • #1187 UTF-8 characters have the wrong encoding when using OMEMO
  • #1189 Video playback failure
  • #1220 Converse not working in Edge
  • #1225 User profile sometimes not displayed when libsignal-protocol.js is used
  • #1227 Login form does not work in Epiphany

4.0.1 (2018-09-19)

4.0.0 (2018-09-07)

New Features

  • #161 XEP-0363: HTTP File Upload
  • #194 Include entity capabilities in outgoing presence stanzas
  • #337 API call to update a VCard
  • #421 XEP-0308: Last Message Correction
  • #497 XEP-0384: OMEMO encrypted messaging
  • #968 Use nickname from VCard when joining a room
  • #986 Affiliation changes aren't displayed in the chat
  • #1081 Allow for shift-enter to insert newlines
  • #1091 There's now only one CSS file for all view modes.
  • #1094 Show room members who aren't currently online
  • #1106 Support for Roster Versioning
  • #1137 Autocompletion and support for XEP-0372 References, specifically section "3.2 Mentions".
  • It's now also possible to edit your VCard via the UI
  • Automatically grow/shrink input as text is entered/removed
  • MP4 and MP3 files when sent as XEP-0066 Out of Band Data, are now playable directly in chat
  • Support for rendering URLs sent according to XEP-0066 Out of Band Data.
  • Geo-URIs (e.g. from Conversations) are now replaced by links to openstreetmap (works in reverse also)
  • Add a checkbox to indicate whether a trusted device is being used or not. If the device is not trusted, sessionStorage is used and all user data is deleted from the browser cache upon logout. If the device is trusted, localStorage is used and user data is cached indefinitely.
  • Initial support for XEP-0357 Push Notifications, specifically registering an "App Server".
  • Add support for logging in via OAuth (see the oauth_providers setting)

Bugfixes

  • Spoiler messages didn't include the message author's name.
  • Documentation includes utf-8 charset to make minfied versions compatible across platforms. #1017
  • #1026 Typing in MUC shows "Typing from another device"
  • #1039 Multi-option data form elements not shown and saved correctly
  • #1143 Able to send blank message

API changes

  • _converse.api.vcard.get now also accepts a Backbone.Model instance and has an additional force parameter to force fetching the vcard even if it has already been fetched.
  • New API method _converse.api.vcard.update.
  • The contactStatusChanged event has been renamed to contactPresenceChanged and a event presenceChanged is now also triggered on the contact.
  • _converse.api.chats.open and _converse.api.rooms.open now returns a Presence which resolves with the Backbone.Model representing the chat object.

UI changes

  • #956 Conversation pane should show my own identity in pane header
  • The UI is now based on Bootstrap4 and Flexbox is used extensively.
  • Fontawesome 5 is used for icons.
  • User Avatars are now shown in chat messages.

Configuration changes

  • Removed the storage configuration setting, use trusted instead.
  • Removed the use_vcards configuration setting, instead VCards are always used.
  • Removed the xhr_custom_status and xhr_custom_status_url configuration settings. If you relied on these settings, you can instead listen for the statusMessageChanged event and make the XMLHttpRequest yourself.
  • Removed xhr_user_search in favor of only accepting xhr_user_search_url as configuration option.
  • xhr_user_search_url has to include the ? character now in favor of more flexibility. See example in the documentation.
  • The data returned from the xhr_user_search_url must now include the user's jid instead of just an id.
  • New configuration settings nickname and auto_join_private_chats.

Architectural changes

  • Extracted the views from converse-muc.js into converse-muc-views.js and where appropriate moved methods from the views into the models/collections. This makes MUC possible in headless mode.
  • Created a new core plugin converse-roster.js which contains the models for roster-related data. Previously this code was in converse-core.js.
  • VCards are now stored separately from chats and roster contacts.

Other

  • Support for OTR (off-the-record) encryption has been dropped.

3.3.4 (2018-03-05)

  • Don't show bookmark toggles when PEP bookmarking not supported by the XMPP server.
  • Emojis are now sent in unicode instead of short names (also in MUCs)

Bugfixes

  • Server field in Rooms tab showed MUC supporting clients instead of only components.
  • Avatars weren't being shown.
  • Bookmarks list and open rooms list weren't recreated after logging in for a 2nd time (without reloading the browser).
  • #1022 Status message not sent out on subsequent presences
  • #1024 null reference on MUC Invite
  • #1025 OTR lock icon disappears
  • #1027 new Event not supported in IE11
  • #1028 Avoid eval (crept in via _.template from lodash).

Translation changes

  • New locale: Bulgarian
  • Updated German, Russian, Chinese (traditional), Norwegian Bokmål and French translations.

3.3.3 (2018-02-14)

Bugfixes

  • Attribute error when empty IQ stanza is returned for vCard query
  • In fullscreen view, sometimes a background MUC would come into the foreground when a new message appears inside it.

Security fixes

  • CVE-2018-6591: Don't allow PEP bookmarks if pubsub#publish-options is not advertised by the server.

    In previous versions of converse.js, bookmarks sent to servers that don't support pubsub#publish-options were visible to all your contacts, even though they should be kept private. This is due to those servers simply ignoring the pubsub#publish-options directive and converse.js not checking first whether pubsub#publish-options is supported before setting bookmarks via PEP.

    More info here: https://gultsch.de/converse_bookmarks.html

New features

  • XEP-0382 Spoiler Messages (currently only for private chats)
  • Listen for new room bookmarks pushed from the user's PEP service.
  • Simplified the embedded usecase.
    • No need to manually blacklist or whitelist any plugins.
    • Relies on the view_mode being set to 'embedded'.
    • The main converse.js build can be used for the embedded usecase.
    • Maintain MUC session upon page reload

API changes

  • New API method _converse.api.disco.getIdentity to check whether a JID has a given identity.

Configuration settings

  • auto_reconnect is now set to true by default.
  • New configuration setting allow_public_bookmarks
  • New configuration setting root
  • The view_mode setting now has a new possible value: embedded

Translation updates

  • Chinese (Traditional), French, German, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Ukrainian

3.3.2 (2018-01-29)

Bugfixes

  • Various fixes for IE11.
  • Could not register on Ejabberd 18. "Missing attribute 'id' in tag qualified by namespace 'jabber:client'"
  • #878 Ending slash in link not recognized
  • #921 FATAL error when visible_toolbar_buttons.emoji = false
  • #959 Add padding for the iPhone X (to the mobile CSS).
  • #993 moment.format is not a function error when sending a message.
  • #994 TypeError when using the user.login API.
  • #995 ChildNode.replaceWith is not available in Internet Explorer or Safari. Use Node.replaceChild instead.
  • #999 MUC Chat Send button causes page reload
  • #1000 Scroll to bottom when maximizing a chat room.
  • #1003 Handle bare MUC room JIDs

Translation changes

  • Updated Dutch, French, Japanese, Norwegian Bokmål and Ukrainian translations

3.3.1 (2018-01-18)

UI/UX changes

  • Add new configuration option show_message_load_animation with a default value of false. The message load animations (added in 3.3.0) cause slowness and performance issues in Firefox, so they're now disabled by default.

Translation changes

  • Updated Spanish and French translations.
  • New translation: "Simplified Chinese"
  • Rename zh language code to zh_TW and add Simplified Chinese as zh_CN

3.3.0 (2018-01-17)

Bugfixes

  • #800 Could not register successfully in ejabberd 17.01
  • #949 Don't flash the roster contacts filter (i.e. hide by default)
  • #951 Duplicate messages received in an MUC chat room.
  • #953 MUC "Features" displayed when exiting configuration
  • #967 Rooms list doesn't show when the server doesn't support bookmarks
  • Don't require auto_login to be true when using the API to log in.
  • Moment locale wasn't being set to the value passed via the i18n option.
  • In the chat heading, two avatars sometimes get rendered.
  • Refetch the roster from the server after reconnection. From the perspective of the XMPP server, this is an entirely new login, and therefore as per RFC-6121 the roster SHOULD be queried, making the client an "interested resource". Otherwise connected contacts might not get your presence updates.
  • The way the archive ID of a MAM message is specified, has changed. See https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0313.html#archives_id
  • Fixed error building DOM toggle_chats.html span.unread-message-count class attribute
  • Bugfix. In a MUC the /help command didn't render properly.
  • The /voice MUC command didn't set the right role in order to grant voice again.

New Features

  • Emojis are now sent in unicode instead of short names
  • #314 Add support for opening chat rooms with a URL fragment such as #converse/room?jid=room@domain and private chats with a URL fragment such as #converse/chat?jid=user@domain
  • #828 Add routing for the #converse/login and #converse/register URL fragments, which will render the registration and login forms respectively.
  • New configuration setting view_mode This removes the need for separate inverse.js and converse-mobile.js builds. Instead the converse.js build is now used with view_mode set to fullscreen and mobile respectively.
  • Fetch VCard when starting a chat with someone not in the user's roster.
  • Show status messages in an MUC room when a user's role changes.
  • In MUC chat rooms, collapse multiple, consecutive join/leave messages.
  • Performance improvements for rendering private chats, rooms and the contacts roster.
  • MUC Leave/Join messages now also show a new day indicator if applicable.

API changes

  • New API method _converse.disco.supports to check whether a certain service discovery feature is supported by an entity.
  • New API method _converse.api.vcard.get which fetches the VCard for a particular JID.

Configuration changes

  • hide_open_bookmarks is now by default true.

UX/UI changes

  • #984 Improve loading of archived messages via "infinite scroll"
  • Use CSS3 fade transitions to render various elements.
  • Remove Login and Registration tabs and consolidate into one panel.
  • Show validation error messages on the login form.
  • Don't hang indefinitely and provide nicer error messages when a connection can't be established.
  • Consolidate error and validation reporting on the registration form.
  • Don't close the emojis panel after inserting an emoji.
  • Focus the message textarea when the emojis panel is opened or closed.
  • MUC chatroom occupants are now sorted alphabetically and according to their roles.

Technical changes

  • Converse.js now includes a Virtual DOM via backbone.vdomview and uses it to render various views.
  • Converse.js no longer includes all the translations in its build. Instead, only the currently relevant translation is requested. This results in a much smaller filesize but means that the translations you want to provide need to be available. See the locales_url configuration setting for more info.
  • The translation machinery has now been moved to a separate module in src/i18n.js.
  • jQuery has been completely removed as a dependency (still used in tests though).

3.2.1 (2017-08-29)

Bugfixes

  • Various IE11 fixes.
  • #907 Unnecessary login validation error when default_domain or locked_domain are set.
  • #908 Login form for inVerse is only 200px when allow_registration is set to false.
  • #909 Translations written as template literals aren't parsed properly by xgettext.
  • #911 Use getDefaultNickName consistently to allow better overrides via plugins.
  • #912 maximize method in converse-minimize fails if the controlbox is not there.

3.2.0 (2017-08-09)

New Plugins

  • New plugin converse-disco which replaces the original support for XEP-0030 and which has been refactored to allow features for multiple entities to be stored.

New features and improvements

  • Add support for Emojis (either native, or via Emojione).
  • Add JID validation to the contact add form, the occupant invite form and the login form.
  • #896 Consistently use XMPP username in user-facing text (instead of JID, Jabber ID etc.).

New configuration settings

  • The visible_toolbar_buttons.emoticons configuration option is now changed to visible_toolbar_buttons.emoji.
  • use_emojione is used to determine whether Emojione should be used to render emojis, otherwise rendering falls back to native browser or OS support.
  • emojione_image_path is used to specify from where Emojione will load images for rendering emojis.

New events

Code changes

  • Removed jQuery from converse-core, converse-vcard and converse-roomslist.
  • Remove jquery.easing from the full build. Was only being used by the conversejs.org website, which has been updated to not rely on it.
  • All promises are now native (or polyfilled) ES2015 Promises instead of jQuery's Deferred.
  • #866 Add babel in order to support ES2015 syntax

Bugfixes:

  • The domain was queried for MAM:2 support, instead of the JID.
  • Roster filter is not shown when all groups are collapsed.
  • When filtering, contacts in closed groups appear.
  • Room name wasn't being updated after changing it in the configuration form.
  • Server disco features were "forgotten" after logging out and then logging in again.
  • Don't show duplicate sent groupchat messages in Slack chat rooms.
  • Bookmark icon shown in the open rooms list when allow_bookmarks is to false.
  • It wasn't possible to add or remove bookmarks via the "Open Rooms" list.
  • #879 Text in links are converted to smileys leading to non-clickable links.
  • #899: Only touch stamp-npm if npm install was successful
  • #902 make build dependends on non-existing files

3.1.1 (2017-07-12)

  • Use a patched version of awesomplete which doesn't render suggestions as HTML (possible XSS attack vector). [jcbrand]

More info here: https://github.com/LeaVerou/awesomplete/pull/17082

3.1.0 (2017-07-05)

API changes

  • Deprecate the updateSettings method in favour of _converse.settings.update. [jcbrand]
  • Add a new API method _converse.promises.add for exposing promises to be used with _converse.waitUntil. [jcbrand]
  • The message event now returns a data object with stanza and chatbox attributes, instead of just the stanza. [jcbrand]

New Plugins

  • New non-core plugin converse-singleton which ensures that no more than one chat is visible at any given time. Used in the mobile build: converse-mobile.js and makes the unread messages counter possible there. [jcbrand]
  • New non-core plugin converse-roomslist, which shows a list of open rooms in the Rooms tab of the control box. [jcbrand]

New configuration settings

  • New setting for converse-bookmarks: hide_open_bookmarks It is meant to be set to true when using converse-roomslist so that open rooms aren't listed twice (in the rooms list and the bookmarks list). [jcbrand]

Github tickets resolved

  • #567 Unreaded message count reset on page load [novokrest]
  • #575 Logging out from converse.js doesn't clear the connection status from the sessionStorage [jcbrand]
  • #591 Unread message counter is reset when the chatbox is closed [novokrest]
  • #754 Show unread messages next to roster contacts. [jcbrand]
  • #864 Remove all inline CSS to comply with strict Content-Security-Policy headers [mathiasertl]
  • #873 Inconsistent unread messages count updating [novokrest]
  • #887 Make embedded images clickabe [jcbrand]
  • #890 Message carbons not sent out after reconnection [jcbrand]
  • #894 Room affiliation lost when connection jid and room presence jid are of different case [Rayzen]

Miscellaneous

  • Support for XMPP-0313 Message Archive Management has been upgraded to version 2. [jcbrand]
  • Show unread messages for minimized chats. [jcbrand]
  • Render nickname form when entering a room via invitation. [jcbrand]

3.0.2 (2017-04-23)

Dependency updates:

  • Jasmine 2.5.3

  • Phantomjs 2.1.14

  • moment 2.18.1

  • sinon 2.1.0

  • eslint 3.19.0

  • Don't rerender the text input when filtering contacts. [jcbrand]

  • Show the MUC server in a bookmarked room's info view (in the bookmarks list). [jcbrand]

  • Enable creation of dist/converse-muc-embedded.js build file for the embedded MUC room demo. [jcbrand]

  • Use noConflict to avoid polluting globale namespace with lodash and Backbone. [jcbrand]

  • Bugfix: MUC user's nickname wasn't being shown in HTML5 notification messages. [jcbrand]

  • Bugfix: OTR meta-messages were being shown in HTML5 notifications. [jcbrand]

  • CSS fix: Icon lock wasn't showing. [jcbrand]

  • #626 Open chat minimised [novokrest]

  • #842 Persistent muc room creation not working [jcbrand]

  • #848 OTR doesn't start when cache_otr_key is set to true. [jcbrand]

  • #849 TypeError: _converse.i18n.locale_data is undefined when reconnecting. [jcbrand]

  • #850 Roster not loading when group names are numbers. [jcbrand]

3.0.1 (2017-04-04)

  • Bugfix. Endless spinner when trying to log in after rendering the registration form. [jcbrand]
  • #585 Duplicate contact created due to JID case sensivity [saganshul]
  • #628 Fixes the bug in displaying chat status during private chat. [saganshul]
  • #628 Changes the message displayed while typing from a different resource of the same user. [smitbose]
  • #675 Time format made configurable. See time_format [smitbose]
  • #682 Add "Send" button to input box in chat dialog window. See show_send_button [saganshul]
  • #704 Automatic fetching of registration form when registration_domain is set. [smitbose]
  • #806 The _converse.listen API event listeners aren't triggered. [jcbrand]
  • #807 Error: Plugin "converse-dragresize" tried to override HeadlinesBoxView but it's not found. [jcbrand]
  • #811 jQuery wasn't being closured in builds. [jcbrand]
  • #814 Images from URLs with query strings aren't being rendered. [novokrest]
  • #820 Inconsistency in displaying room features. [jcbrand]

3.0.0 (2017-03-05)

  • Breaking changes:

    • Plugins must now be whitelisted. See the whitelisted_plugins setting.
    • Callbacks for converse.on now no longer receive an event object as first parameter.
    • The API has been split into public and private parts. The private API methods are now only available to plugins. For more info, read developer API and the plugin_development documentation.
    • To prevent confusion the private, closured object, only available to plugins, has been renamed from converse to _converse. The public API is accessible via a global converse object.
    • The keepalive and roster_groups options are now set to true by default.
    • Templates are no longer stored as attributes on the _converse object. If you need a particular template, use require to load it.
  • Bugfix. After bookmarking a room for which a nickname is required, return to the nickname form. [jcbrand]

  • Show the chat states of room occupants. [jcbrand]

  • The no-jQuery build has been renamed from converse.nojquery.js to converse-no-jquery.js to fit the convention used for other build names. [jcbrand]

  • 50 is the new default archived_messages_page_size [jcbrand]

  • Better support for delayed delivery of presence stanzas (XEP-0203). [jcbrand]

  • The chat room description is now shown in the heading, not the subject. [jcbrand]

  • Chat room features are shown in the sidebar. [jcbrand]

  • Hide the chat room invite widget if the room is not open or if the room is members-only and the user is not the owner. [jcbrand]

  • Created a new non-core plugin converse-muc-embedded which embeds a single chat room into a page. An example can be found at https://conversejs.org/demo/embedded.html [jcbrand]

  • Use lodash instead of underscore.js [jcbrand]

  • Case insensitive matching of moderation commands. [jcbrand]

  • Add /subject as alias to /topic [jcbrand]

  • message_carbons, play_sounds and allow_chat_pending_contacts now default to true [jcbrand]

  • Improved roster filter UX. [jcbrand]

  • Render the login form again upon authfail. [jcbrand]

  • New promises API: waitUntil [jcbrand]

  • New configuration setting: show_chatstate_notifications [jcbrand]

  • New configuration setting: whitelisted_plugins [jcbrand]

  • New configuration setting: blacklisted_plugins [jcbrand]

  • The API now no longer returns wrapped chatboxes (or rooms) but instead a Backbone.View object. This means the API of the returned object has changed. You're still able to do everything from before but now also much more. [jcbrand]

  • Allow JIDs not on the roster to be invited to a chat room. [jcbrand]

  • Bugfix. TypeError: this.sendConfiguration(...).then is not a function when an instant room is created. [jcbrand]

  • Ensure consistent behavior from show_controlbox_by_default [jcbrand]

  • #365 Show join/leave messages for chat rooms. New configuration setting: muc_show_join_leave

  • #366 Show the chat room occupant's JID in the tooltip (if you're allowed to see it). [jcbrand]

  • #610, #785 Add presence priority handling [w3host, jcbrand]

  • #620 auto_away shouldn't change the user's status if it's set to dnd. [jcbrand]

  • #694 The notification_option wasn't being used consistently. [jcbrand]

  • #745 New config option priority [jcbrand]

  • #770 Allow setting contact attrs on chats.open [Ape]

  • #790 MAM retrieval broken [jcbrand]

2.0.6 (2017-02-13)

  • Escape user-generated input to prevent JS-injection attacks. (Thanks to SamWhited) [jcbrand]
  • #486 Honor existing mam user configuration [throwaway42]
  • #749 /me will show your contact's name in the sent field [jcbrand]
  • #774 Browser language (fr-fr or fr) is not detected by default [jcbrand]
  • #775 Anonymous login form is a text field instead of a push button [jcbrand]

2.0.5 (2017-02-01)

  • #743, #751, #753 Update to Strophe 1.2.12. SASL-EXTERNAL now has reduced priority, so it won't be prioritized above other auth mechanisms. [jcbrand]
  • #755: create composer.json to add this project in packagist.org [fabiomontefuscolo]
  • #758: Bugfix. Render all resize drag handles for ChatRoomView. [LeoYReyes]
  • #762 Allow chatting with users not in your roster. [Ape, jcbrand]
  • Bugfix. Cancel button shown while registration form is being fetched wasn't working properly. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix. Login form wasn't rendered after logging out (when auto_reconnect is true). [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix. Properly disconnect upon "host-unknown" error. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix. Minimized chats weren't removed when logging out. [jcbrand]
  • Security fix: Prevent message forging via carbons. (Thanks to ge0rg) [jcbrand]

2.0.4 (2016-12-13)

  • #737: Bugfix. Translations weren't being applied. [jcbrand]
  • Fetch room info and store it on the room model. For context, see: https://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0045.html#disco-roominfo [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix. Switching from bookmarks form to config form shows only the spinner. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix. Other room occupants sometimes not shown when reloading the page. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix. Due to changes in converse-core the controlbox wasn't aware anymore of disconnection or reconnection events. [jcbrand]
  • Optimize fetching of MAM messages (in some cases happened on each page load). [jcbrand]
  • Fix empty controlbox toggle after disconnect. [jcbrand]
  • When inviting someone to a members-only room, first add them to the member list. [jcbrand]
  • New configuration setting muc_disable_moderator_commands [jcbrand]

2.0.3 (2016-11-30)

  • #735 Room configuration button not visible. [jcbrand]
  • CSS fix for fadeIn animation. [jcbrand]

2.0.2 (2016-11-30)

  • #721 keepalive not working with anonymous authentication [jcbrand]
  • #723 Bugfix: Arrays in configuration settings were ignored. [jcbrand]
  • #734 Bugfix. converse.rooms.open ignored the muc_nickname_from_jid setting. [jcbrand]
  • Enable new rooms to be configured automatically, with a default config, via rooms.open. For details, refer to the relevant documentation [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix: Chatboxes aren't closed when logging out. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix: Trying to save data on the ControlBox model before ChatBoxes collection has its browserStorage configured. Causes Error: A "url" property or function must be specified. [jcbrand]
  • Don't open the controlbox on contact requests. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix: Reconnection fails when original connection was never established. [jcbrand]
  • If a credentials_url is provided, then keep on attempting to reconnect when connection is down. [jcbrand]
  • Remove (undocumented) callback config parameter for converse.initialize. Instead, converse.initialize returns a promise which will resolve once initialization is complete. [jcbrand]
  • New event 'reconnecting' [jcbrand]
  • New configuration setting allow_bookmarks [jcbrand]
  • The rooms.open API method will no longer maximize rooms that are minimized (unless maximize: true is passed in). [jcbrand]

2.0.1 (2016-11-07)

  • #203 New configuration setting muc_domain [jcbrand]
  • #705 White content after submitting password on chat rooms [jcbrand]
  • #712 Controlbox clicks stop responding after auto-reconnect [jcbrand]
  • Removed shared state between tests. All tests are now isolated. [jcbrand]
  • Allow the context (i.e. this value) to be passed in when registering event listeners with converse.listen.on and converse.listen.once. [jcbrand]
  • New event 'rosterContactsFetched' [jcbrand]
  • New event 'rosterGroupsFetched' [jcbrand]
  • HTML templates are now loaded in the respective modules/plugins. [jcbrand]
  • Start improving Content-Security-Policy compatibility by removing inline CSS. [mathiasertl]
  • Add support for XEP-0048, chat room bookmarks [jcbrand]
  • New configuration setting connection_options [jcbrand]

2.0.0 (2016-09-16)

  • #656 Online users count not shown initially [amanzur]
  • #674 Polish translation updated [ser]
  • Backwards incompatible change: the _super attribute in plugins is now named __super__. [jcbrand]
  • Continuously attempt to resurrect dead connections when auto_reconnect is true. [jcbrand]
  • Update the 'rooms' API to allow user to pass in room attributes. [jcbrand]
  • New configuration setting message_storage [jcbrand]
  • Hardcode the storage for roster contacts and chat room occupants to sessionStorage. [jcbrand]
  • Fixed wrong chat state value, should be chat, not chatty. See RFC 3921. [jcbrand]
  • Adds support for SASL-EXTERNAL. [jcbrand]

1.0.6 (2016-08-12)

  • #632 Offline and Logout states do not properly update once users start chatting. [chrisuehlinger, jcband]
  • #674 Polish translation updated to the current master. [ser]
  • #677 Chatbox does not open after close. [jcbrand]
  • The behavior of converse.chats.get has changed. If the chat box is not already open, then undefined will be returned. [jcbrand]
  • Typing (i.e. chat state) notifications are now also sent out from MUC rooms. [jcbrand]
  • ChatRoomView.onChatRoomMessageSubmitted has been renamed to onMessageSubmitted, to make it the same as the method on ChatBoxView. [jcbrand]
  • New configuration setting muc_nickname_from_jid [jcbrand]
  • New configuration setting muc_instant_rooms [jcbrand]

1.0.5 (2016-07-28)

  • In case of nickname conflict when joining a room, allow the user to choose a new one. [jcbrand]
  • Check whether the user has a reserved nickname before entering a room, and if so, use it. [jcbrand]
  • Mention someone in your chat room message by clicking on their name in the occupants list. [jcbrand]
  • #645 When accepting a contact request, the contact didn't appear in the pending contacts group. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix: allow multiple MAM queries to be made simultaneously. [jcbrand]

1.0.4 (2016-07-26)

  • Restrict occupants sidebar to 30% chat room width. [jcbrand]
  • Made requesting contacts more visible, by placing them at the top of the roster. [jcbrand]
  • insertIntoPage method of ChatBoxView has been renamed to insertIntoDOM, to make it the same as the method of ChatRoomView. [jcbrand]
  • Render error messages received from the server (for undelivered chat messages). [jcbrand]
  • Don't hide requesting contacts when filtering by chat state. [jcbrand]
  • When logging in anonymously, the server JID can now be passed in via converse.initialize or via converse.user.login. [jcbrand]

1.0.3 (2016-06-20)

  • Update the plugin architecture to allow plugins to have optional dependencies [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix. Login form doesn't render after logging out, when auto_reconnect = false [jcbrand]
  • Also indicate new day for the first day's messages. [jcbrand]
  • Chat bot messages don't appear when they have the same ids as their commands. [jcbrand]
  • Updated onDisconnected method to fire disconnected event even if auto_reconnect = false. [kamranzafar]
  • Bugfix: MAM messages weren't being fetched oldest first. [jcbrand]
  • Add processing hints to chat state notifications [jcbrand]
  • Don't use sound and desktop notifications for OTR messages (when setting up the session) [jcbrand]
  • New config option default_state [jcbrand]
  • New API method converse.rooms.close() [jcbrand]
  • New configuration setting allow_muc_invites [jcbrand]
  • Add new event pluginsInitialized [jcbrand]
  • #553 Add processing hints to OTR messages [jcbrand]
  • #650 Don't ignore incoming messages with same JID as current user (might be MAM archived) [jcbrand]
  • #656 online users count in minimized chat window on initialization corrected [amanzur]

1.0.2 (2016-05-24)

  • Bugfix. Bind sendPresence to the right context. Bug that slipped in during the release of 1.0.1. [jcbrand]

1.0.1 (2016-05-24)

  • Bugfix. Roster filter sometimes gets hidden when it shouldn't. [jcbrand]
  • Chat boxes weren't being initialized due to typo. [jcbrand]
  • Flush request queue just after connection. Solves a problem with PubSub and Prosody, whereby BOSH HTTP responses weren't being received. [jcbrand]

1.0.0 (2016-05-03)

  • Add catalan language [JoseMariaRubioMoral]
  • Split converse.js up into different plugin modules. [jcbrand]
  • Better Sass/CSS for responsive/mobile views. New mobile-only build. [jcbrand]
  • Roster contacts can now be filtered by chat state and roster filters are remembered across page loads. [jcbrand]
  • Add support for messages with type headline, often used for notifications from the server. [jcbrand]
  • Add stanza-specific event listener converse.listen.stanza. As a result converse.listen.on('message'); has been deprecated, use converse.stanza.on('message'); instead. [jcbrand]
  • Emit an event chatBoxInitialized once a chat box's initialize method has been called. [jcbrand]
  • Emit an event statusInitialized once the user's own status has been initialized upon startup. [jcbrand]
  • New config option chatstate_notification_blacklist [jcbrand]
  • New config option sticky_controlbox [jcbrand]
  • New config option credentials_url [jcbrand]
  • Don't play sound notifications for OTR messages which are setting up an encrypted session. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix: RID, SID and JID tokens ignored when keepalive set to true. [jcbrand]
  • Removed the account.logout API, instead use user.logout. [jcbrand]
  • Use rel=noopener with links that contain target=_blank to prevent potential phishing attacks. More info here [jcbrand]
  • #156 Add the option auto_join_rooms which allows you to automatically connect to certain rooms once logged in. [jcbrand]
  • #261 show_controlbox_by_default config not working [diditopher]
  • #443 HTML5 notifications of received messages [jcbrand]
  • #534 Updated Russian translation [badfiles]
  • #566 Do not steal the focus when the chatbox opens automatically [rlanvin]
  • #573 xgettext build error: 'javascript' unknown [jcbrand]
  • #577 New config variable message_archiving_timeout [jcbrand]
  • #587 Fix issue when logging out with auto_logout=true [davec82]
  • #589 Save scroll position on minimize and restore it on maximize [rlanvin]
  • #592 Add random resource for auto_login, add method generateResource to generate random resource [davec82]
  • #598 Add option synchronize_availability [davec82]
  • #600 Fix change xmpp status also on icon-status click [davec82]
  • #616 converse-otr should depend on converse-minimize [jcbrand]
  • #609 Remove split of fullname [lixmal]

0.10.1 (2016-02-06)

  • #352 When the user has manually scrolled up in a chat window, don't scroll down on chat event notifications. [jcbrand]
  • #524 Added auto_join_on_invite parameter for automatically joining chat rooms. [ben]
  • #520 Set specific domain. Two new options default_domain and locked_domain. [jcbrand]
  • #521 Not sending presence when connecting after disconnection. [jcbrand]
  • #535 Messages not received when room with mixed-case JID is used. [jcbrand]
  • #536 Presence not sent out (in cases where it should) after page refresh. [jcbrand]
  • #540 bind is not a function error for plugins without initialize method. [jcbrand]
  • #547 By default the offline state is no longer choosable. See include_offline_state for details. [jcbrand]
  • A chat room invite might come from someone not in your roster list. [ben]
  • #487 Empty the resources array when the resource is null [rlanvin]
  • #534 Updated Russian translation [LaconicTranslator]
  • #555 The status restored from sessionStorage is never updated [jcbrand]
  • #559 Remove reconnection timer once connected succesfully [m0cs]

0.10.0 (2015-11-05)

Note: This release drops CSS support for IE8 and IE9.

  • #459 Wrong datatype passed to converse.chatboxes.getChatBox. [hobblegobber, jcbrand]
  • #493 Roster push fix [jcbrand]
  • #403 emit an event rosterPush when a roster push happens [teseo]
  • #502. Chat room not opened in non_amd version. [rjanbiah]
  • #505 Typo caused [object Object] in room info [gromiak]
  • #508 "Is typing" doesn't automatically disappear [jcbrand]
  • #509 Updated Polish translations [ser]
  • #510 MUC room memberlist is being cleared with page reload when keepalive option is set. [jcbrand]
  • Add the ability to also drag-resize chat boxes horizontally. [jcbrand]
  • Updated Sass files and created a new style. [jcbrand]

0.9.6 (2015-10-12)

  • Bugfix. Spinner doesn't disappear when scrolling up (when server doesn't support XEP-0313). [jcbrand]
  • #462 Fix MUC rooms with names containing special characters not working [1st8]
  • #467 Fix outgoing chat messages not having a msgid when being put into sessionStorage [1st8]
  • #468 Fix [object Object] being sometimes shown as status [1st8]
  • #472 Fix "Cannot read property 'splitOnce' of undefined" when typing /clear in a chat room. [jcbrand]
  • #493 Roster wasn't being updated after a Roster push update [teseo, jcbrand]
  • #496 Bugfix. Pings weren't being sent out. [teseo, jcbrand]
  • #499 Message not received due to non-unique message ids. [jcbrand]

0.9.5 (2015-08-24)

  • #306 XEP-0313: Message Archive Management [jcbrand]
  • #439 auto_login and keepalive not working [jcbrand]
  • #440 null added as resource to contact [jcbrand]
  • Add new event serviceDiscovered [jcbrand]
  • Add a new configuration setting muc_history_max_stanzas. [jcbrand]

0.9.4 (2015-07-04)

  • #144 Add Ping functionality and Pong handler [thierrytiti]
  • #234, #431 Messages aren't received when the user logs in with a mixed-case JID. [jcbrand]
  • #367 API methods for changing chat status (online, busy, away etc.) and status message [jcbrand]
  • #389 Allow login panel placeholders and roster item 'Name' translations. [gbonvehi]
  • #394 Option to allow chatting with pending contacts [thierrytiti]
  • #396 Add automatic Away mode and XEP-0352 support [thierrytiti]
  • #400, #410 Allow offline pretty status and placeholder for "Insert a smiley" to be translated [thierrytiti]
  • #401 Updated French translation [thierrytiti]
  • #404 CSS fix: position and width of the div #conversejs [thierrytiti]
  • #407 CSS: Fonts Path: editabable $font-path via sass/variables.scss [thierrytiti]
  • #408 MUC: missing toggle call handler and updated documentation about call [thierrytiti]
  • #413 Auto-detect user's locale to show date and time in the right format [thierrytiti]
  • #415 closeAllChatBoxes is giving ReferenceError when 2 chats are open [nevcos, jcbrand]
  • #416 Add icon for XA status [thierrytiti]
  • #418 Logging out with auto_reconnect=true causes reconnection retries [jcbrand]
  • #420 Updated German translation [1st8]
  • #427 Converse.js does not subscribe back to a contact not in the roster. [emmanuel-florent]
  • Add offline pretty status to enable translation [thierrytiti]
  • Bugfix. ClearSessions during unload event would throw an error when not logged in. [gbonvehi]
  • Bugfix. Manual login doesn't work when only websocket_url is set and not bosh_service_url. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix. Wrong callback argument mapping in XmppStatus initialize: fullname is null [thierrytiti]
  • CSS fix: room-info bug on hover after room description loaded [thierrytiti]
  • CSS: Fonts Path: editabable $font-path via sass/variables.scss [thierrytiti]
  • Chat boxes returned by the API now have an is_chatroom attribute [jcbrand]
  • Decouple automatic away and XEP-0352 support. [jcbrand]
  • Don't carbon copy OTR messages. [jcbrand]
  • I18N: Autodetection of User Locale if no i18n setting is set. [thierrytiti]
  • Refactored in order to remove the strophe.roster.js dependency. [jcbrand]
  • Refactored the plugin architecture. Add overrides convention for automatically overriding converse.js's methods and Backbone views and models. [jcbrand]
  • With keepalive, don't send out a presence stanza on each page load [jcbrand]

0.9.3 (2015-05-01)

  • Add the ability to log in automatically. [jcbrand]
  • Remove type=email from JID field in login form. Resulting validation error confuses people. [jcbrand]
  • Add Ukranian translations [Andriy Kopystyansky]
  • #244 Add the ability to log in anonymously. [jcbrand]
  • #344 Enable the path to the sound files to be configured [thierrytiti and jcbrand]
  • #370 Unable to register a new user to ejabberd 2.1.11. [gbonvehi]
  • #372 Some offline users have a visible empty <dd> in the roster. [floriancargoet]
  • #374 Fix collapsed group visibility on page load. [floriancargoet]
  • #378 Expect full JIDs to be returned via XHR user search [thierrytiti]
  • #379 Updated French translations [thierrytiti]
  • #379 Fix for bower not finding crypto-js-evanvosberg#3.1.2-5 any more. [jcbrand]

0.9.2 (2015-04-09)

  • Bugfix. Prevent attaching twice during initialization. [jcbrand]
  • API method chats.get can now also return chat boxes which haven't been opened yet. [jcbrand]
  • Add API method contacts.add. [pzia]
  • #356 Fix the plugin extend function. [floriancargoet]
  • #357 Fix the known bug where a state notification reopens a chat box. [floriancargoet]
  • #358 Bugfix. Chat rooms show the same occupants bug. [floriancargoet]
  • #359 Fix a timeout bug in chat state notifications. [floriancargoet]
  • #360 Incorrect roster height when allow_contact_requests=true. [floriancargoet, jcbrand]
  • #362 Add API for retrieving and opening rooms. [pzia]
  • #364 Text selection in chat boxes not shown in Firefox. [jcbrand]

0.9.1 (2015-03-26)

  • Set the JID input field in the login form to type=email. [chatme]
  • New configuration setting allow_contact_removal [jcbrand]
  • Document that event handlers receive 'event' obj as first arg. [jcbrand]
  • Add a test to check that notifications are played in chat rooms. [jcbrand]
  • #333 Enable automatic reconnection when prebind and prebind_url are specified. [jcbrand]
  • #339 Require the JID to be specified when using keepalive with prebind. Also add a logout API method. [jcbrand]
  • #349 Indicate visitors in chat rooms. [c143]

0.9.0 (2015-03-06)

  • #204 Support websocket connections. [jcbrand]
  • #252, 253 Add fullname and jid to contact's tooltip in roster. [gbonvehi]
  • #292 Better support for XEP-0085 Chat State Notifications. [jcbrand]
  • #295 Document "allow_registration". [gbonvehi]
  • #304 Added Polish translations. [ser]
  • #305 presence/show text in XMPP request isn't allowed by specification. [gbonvehi]
  • Add new API method chats.open to open chat boxes. [jcbrand]
  • Add new API method to set and get configuration settings. [jcbrand]
  • Add responsiveness to CSS. We now use Sass preprocessor for generating CSS. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix. Custom status message form doesn't submit/disappear. [jcbrand]
  • Calling the API method contacts.get() without parameters now returns all contacts. [jcbrand]
  • Don't send out the message carbons IQ stanza on each page load. [jcbrand]
  • New Makefile.win to build in Windows environments. [gbonvehi]
  • Norwegian Bokmål translations. [Andreas Lorentsen]
  • Removed deprecated API methods. [jcbrand]
  • Strophe.log and Strophe.error now uses converse.log to output messages. [gbonvehi]
  • The API method chats.get now only returns already opened chat boxes. [jcbrand]
  • Updated Afrikaans translations. [jcbrand]
  • Add new configuration setting prebind_url [jcbrand]

0.8.6 (2014-12-07)

  • Bugfix. Login panel didn't appear under certain conditions. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix. Error when trying to render chat room configuration form. [jcbrand]
  • Text on the registration form was not configurable or i18n aware. [jcbrand]
  • #285 With prebind the jid, rid and sid settings were ignored. [jcbrand]

0.8.5 (2014-12-01)

  • #117 JIDs or nicknames not shown in chat rooms. [jcbrand]
  • #282 XEP-0077 In-band registration. [jcbrand]

0.8.4 (2014-11-15)

note: Certain API methods have been deprecated in favor of a new API and will be removed in the 0.9.0 release.

  • Bugfix. Error when trying to use prebind and keepalive together. [heban and jcbrand]
  • Bugfix. Cannot read property "top" of undefined. [jcbrand]
  • Add new event, noResumeableSession, for when keepalive=true and there aren't any prebind session tokens. [jcbrand]
  • #46 Refactor the API and add new methods. [jcbrand]
  • #151 Browser locks/freezes with many roster users. [jcbrand]
  • #177 Setting status to offline does nothing. [jcbrand]
  • #232 Always get full name from model. [jcbrand]
  • #237 Unable to create room when hide_muc_server is true. [jcbrand]
  • #238 Rooms are not shown when hide_offline_users is true. [jcbrand]
  • #251 Non-minified builds for debugging. [jcbrand]
  • #260 Sent message carbons are not displayed. [jcbrand]
  • #262 Contact requests are not shown if page is reloaded. [jcbrand]
  • #264 Remove unnecessary commas for ie8 compatibility. [Deuteu]
  • #267 Unread messages counter wrongly gets incremented by chat state notifications. [Deuteu]
  • #274 Roster filtering results change with presence changes. [jcbrand]
  • #275 Custom status message doesn't reset. [jcbrand]
  • #278 Unread messages counter doesn't unbind it's events. [Deuteu]
  • #279 Handle more field types for MUC config forms. [gbonvehi]
  • #280 New config option, hide_offline_users [gbonvehi]

0.8.3 (2014-09-22)

  • The Javascript build files in the 0.8.2 release weren't updated due to a unnoticed build error. [jcbrand]

0.8.2 (2014-09-22)

  • Converse.js now has the ability to maintain sessions across page loads. Previously, the session tokens had to be handled externally and passed in. See the keepalive configuration setting. [jcbrand]
  • Allow changing of nickname in a chat room via /nick command. [jcbrand]
  • Allow a chat room user to be muted or unmuted with the /mute and /voice commands. [jcbrand]
  • Add a chat room toolbar button for toggling the list of occupants. [jcbrand]
  • Converse.js now responds to XEP-0030: Service Discovery requests. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix. Roster groups all appear offline after page reload (with prebind). See http://librelist.com/browser//conversejs/2014/8/26/problem-with-contact-list-everyone-is-offline/ [heban and jcbrand]
  • Bugfix concerning trimmed chats. Chats were being trimmed even though there was enough room. [jcbrand]
  • #62 Sound notifications will now also play when you are mentioned in a chat room. [jcbrand]
  • #212 Bugfix. Groups weren't being show again after the live filter was cleared. [jcbrand]
  • #215 (and also #75) XEP-0249: Direct MUC Invitations. [jcbrand]
  • #216 Contacts tab empty when using xhr_user_search. [hcderaad and jcbrand]
  • #219 New contacts added need page refresh to be accepted and become visible. [hcderaad and jcbrand]
  • #220 Non-AMD example page was not working. [xavier83ar and jcbrand]
  • #222 Control box state not remembered. [priyadi and jcbrand]
  • #223 Provide API to query buddy status. [priyadi and jcbrand]
  • #227 Updated Hebrew translations [GreenLunar]

0.8.1 (2014-08-23)

  • Bugfix: Roster contacts' cache key too vague. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix: Roster contacts weren't properly sorted according to chat status. [jcbrand]
  • #63 Support for sound notification when message is received. [jcbrand]
  • #212 Provide a live filter of the roster contacts. [jcbrand]

0.8.0 (2014-08-04)

note: 1. Converse.js is now relicensed under the Mozilla Public License. 2. Configuration options for the chat toolbar have changed. Please refer to the relevant documentation. 3. This release has reduced support for IE8 (some features won't work). 4. Events have been renamed to remove "on" prefix (sorry for any inconvenience).

  • No initial HTML markup is now needed in the document body for converse.js to work. [jcbrand]
  • All date handling is now done with moment.js. [jcbrand]
  • Add a new toolbar button for clearing chat messages. [jcbrand]
  • Chat boxes and rooms can now be resized vertically. [jcbrand]
  • Upgraded dependencies to their latest versions. [jcbrand]
  • Add new configuration setting forwarded_messages. Message forwarding was before a default behavior but is now optional (and disabled by default). [jcbrand]
  • Newly opened chat boxes always appear immediately left of the controlbox. [jcbrand]
  • #71 Chat boxes and rooms can be minimized. [jcbrand]
  • #83 Roster contacts can be shown according to their groups. [jcbrand] Note: Converse.js can show users under groups if you have assigned them already via another client or server configuration. There is not yet a way to assign contacts to groups from within converse.js itself.
  • #123 Show converse.js in the resource assigned to a user. [jcbrand]
  • #130 Fixed bootstrap conflicts. [jcbrand]
  • #132 Support for XEP-0280: Message Carbons. Configured via message_carbons [hejazee]
  • #176 Add support for caching in sessionStorage as opposed to localStorage. [jcbrand]
  • #180 RID and SID undefined [g8g3]
  • #191 No messages history [heban]
  • #192 Error: xhr_user_search_url is not defined. [jcbrand]
  • #195 Chinese translations. [lancelothuxi]
  • #196 [Safari v7.0.5] TypeError: Attempted to assign to readonly property. [g8g3]
  • #199 Improved Spanish translations [chilicuil]
  • #201 Add zh-locale to fix build task [schoetty]

0.7.4 (2014-03-05)

note: This release contains an important security fix. Thanks to Renaud Dubourguais from Synacktiv for reporting the vulnerability.

  • #125 Bugfix: crypto dependencies loaded in wrong order [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix: action messages (i.e. /me) didn't work in OTR mode. [jcbrand]
  • Security fix: Ensure that message URLs are properly encoded. [jcbrand]

0.7.3 (2014-02-23)

  • #93 Add API methods exposing the RID and SID values. Can be disabled. [jcbrand]
  • #102 Option to enable OTR by default. [Aupajo]
  • #103 Option to display a call button in the chatbox toolbar, to allow third-party libraries to provide a calling feature. [Aupajo]
  • #108 Japanese Translations [mako09]
  • #111 OTR not working when using converse.js with prebinding. [jseidl, jcbrand]
  • #114, #124 Hewbrew Translations [GreenLunar]
  • #115 Indonesian Translations [priyadi]

0.7.2 (2013-12-18)

note This release contains an important security fix. Thanks to hejsan for reporting the vulnerability.

  • #48 Add event emitter support and emit events. [jcbrand]
  • #97 Wrong number of online contacts shown with config option show_only_online_users. [jcbrand]
  • #100 Make the fetching of vCards optional (enabled by default). [jcbrand]
  • Sanitize message text to avoid Javascript injection attacks. [jcbrand]

0.7.1 (2013-11-17)

  • Don't load OTR crypto if the browser doesn't have a CSRNG [jcbrand]
  • Don't break when crypto libraries aren't defined. [jcbrand]
  • Check if canvas is supported before trying to render the user avatar [jcbrand]
  • Use newest strophe.muc plugin. Fixes #85 [jcbrand]

note: If you are using the development libraries, you'll need to run bower update to fetch the newest strophe.muc.plugin (for bugfix of #85).

This release contains 3 different builds:

  • converse.min.js
  • converse-no-otr.min.js (Without OTR encryption)
  • converse-no-locales-no-otr.min.js (Without OTR encryption or any translations)

0.7.0 (2013-11-13)

Important:

This release includes support for Off-the-record encryption. For this to work, your browser needs a CSPRNG (Cryptographically secure pseudorandom number generator).

Internet Explorer of all versions doesn't have one at all, neither does older versions of Firefox.

If you need to support older browsers, please download the latest release from the 0.6 bran

Features:

  • Add a toolbar to the chat boxes [jcbrand]
  • Add support for OTR (off-the-record) encryption [jcbrand]
  • Add support for smileys [jcbrand]
  • Simplified boilerplate markup [jcbrand]
  • New configuration settings, xhr_custom_status_url and xhr_user_search_url [jcbrand]

note: This release introduces a backward incompatible change. The boilerplate HTML needed in your webpage for converse.js to work has been reduced to a single div: <div id="conversejs"></div>

Bugfixes:

  • #58 Contact's name gets replaced with their JID [jcbrand]
  • #81 Requesting contacts appear as pending contacts [jcbrand]

0.6.6 (2013-10-16)

  • Bugfix: Presence stanza must be sent out after roster has been initialized [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix: Don't reconnect while still disconnecting, causes endless authentication loops. [jcbrand]
  • Dutch translation [maartenkling]

0.6.5 (2013-10-08)

  • Fetch vCards asynchronously once a roster contact is added [jcbrand]
  • Hungarian translation [w3host]
  • Russian translation [bkocherov]
  • Update CSS to avoid clash with bootstrap [seocam]
  • New config option allow_muc toggles multi-user chat (MUC) [jcbrand]
  • New config option allow_contact_requests toggles user adding [jcbrand]
  • New config option show_only_online_users [jcbrand]

0.6.4 (2013-09-15)

  • Add icon for the unavailable chat state. [jcbrand]
  • Chat state descriptions weren't translation aware. [jcbrand]
  • Clear messages from localStorage when user types "/clear". [jcbrand]
  • The 'xa' chat state wasn't being handled properly. [jcbrand]
  • Updated pt-BR translations [seocam]
  • Updated af and de translations [jcbrand]

0.6.3 (2013-09-12)

NB: This release contains an important security fix. Please don't use older versions of the 0.6 branch.

  • French translations. [tdesvenain]
  • Bugfix: Messages were stored against buddy JID and not own JID. [jcbrand]

0.6.2 (2013-08-29)

  • Bugfix. The remove icon wasn't appearing in the contacts roster. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix. With auto_subscribe=True, the "Pending Contacts" header didn't disappear after a new user was accepted. [jcbrand]

0.6.1 (2013-08-28)

  • IE9 and IE8 CSS fixes. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix: Pencil icon not visible (for setting status update). [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix: RID, JID and SID initialization values were being ignored. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix: Fall back to English if a non-existing locale was specified. [jcbrand]

0.6.0 (2013-08-26)

  • #39 Documentation for minifying JS is wrong. [jcbrand]
  • #41 prebind and show_controlbox_by_default true fails. [jcbrand]
  • With prebinding, attaching to the connection now happens inside Converse and not as a separate step after initialization. [jcbrand]
  • Register presence and message handlers before fetching the roster. Otherwise some presence notifications might be missed. [jcbrand]
  • Add a debug option (logs to the browser console). [jcbrand]
  • Use font icons from http://icomoon.io [jcbrand]
  • Added a static mockup to aid CSS/design process. [jcbrand]
  • Save language codes with hyphens. Thanks to @seocam. [jcbrand]
  • The combined and minified JS file now uses almond and not require.js. [jcbrand]

0.5.2 (2013-08-05)

  • Important security update. Don't expose the Strophe connection object globally. [jcbrand]

0.5.1 (2013-08-04)

  • #13, #14: Messages sent between to GTalk accounts weren't being received. [jcbrand]
  • #32: Default status was offline when user didn't have contacts. [jcbrand]
  • Attach panels to the DOM upon initialize. [jcbrand]

0.5.0 (2013-07-30)

  • #09 Remove dependency on AMD/require.js [jcbrand]
  • #22 Fixed compare operator in strophe.muc [sonata82]
  • #23 Add Italian translations [ctrlaltca]
  • #24 Add Spanish translations [macagua]
  • #25 Using span with css instead of img [matheus-morfi]
  • #26 Only the first minute digit shown in chatbox. [jcbrand]
  • #28 Add Brazilian Portuguese translations [matheus-morfi]
  • Use Bower to manage 3rd party dependencies. [jcbrand]

0.4.0 (2013-06-03)

  • CSS tweaks: fixed overflowing text in status message and chat rooms list. [jcbrand]
  • Bugfix: Couldn't join chat room when clicking from a list of rooms. [jcbrand]
  • Add better support for kicking or banning users from chat rooms. [jcbrand]
  • Fixed alignment of chat messages in Firefox. [jcbrand]
  • More intelligent fetching of vCards. [jcbrand]
  • Fixed a race condition bug. Make sure that the roster is populated before sending initial presence. [jcbrand]
  • Reconnect automatically when the connection drops. [jcbrand]
  • Add support for internationalization. [jcbrand]

0.3.0 (2013-05-21)

  • Add vCard support [jcbrand]
  • Remember custom status messages upon reload. [jcbrand]
  • Remove jquery-ui dependency. [jcbrand]
  • Use backbone.localStorage to store the contacts roster, open chatboxes and chat messages. [jcbrand]
  • Fixed user status handling, which wasn't 100% according to the spec. [jcbrand]
  • Separate messages according to day in chats. [jcbrand]
  • Add support for specifying the BOSH bind URL as configuration setting. [jcbrand]
  • #8 Improve the message counter to only increment when the window is not focused [witekdev]
  • Make fetching of list of chat rooms on a server a configuration option. [jcbrand]
  • Use service discovery to show all available features on a room. [jcbrand]
  • Multi-user chat rooms are now configurable. [jcbrand]

0.2.0 (2013-03-28)

  • Performance enhancements and general script cleanup [ichim-david]
  • Add "Connecting to chat..." info [alecghica]
  • Various smaller improvements and bugfixes [jcbrand]

0.1.0 (2012-06-12)

  • Created [jcbrand]
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