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bot-sentry 1.3.0 released

Bot Sentry is a Pidgin (libpurple) plugin to prevent Instant Message (IM) spam. It allows you to ignore IMs unless the sender is in your Buddy List, the sender is in your Allow List, or the sender correctly answers a question you have predefined.

This release, bot-sentry 1.3.0, adds the ability to automatically add those who give the correct answer to your buddy list and refines authorization request handling to take the buddy list, the deny list, and the permit list into consideration.... read more

Posted by David Everly 2008-07-11

bot-sentry 1.2.1 released

Bot Sentry is a Pidgin (libpurple) plugin to prevent Instant Message (IM) spam. It allows you to ignore IMs unless the sender is in your Buddy List, the sender is in your Allow List, or the sender correctly answers a question you have predefined.

This release, bot-sentry 1.2.1 adds the ability to automatically deal with buddy authorization requests and a new Russian translation as well as other minor improvements.... read more

Posted by David Everly 2008-07-04

Bot Sentry 1.1.0 released

Bot Sentry is a Pidgin (libpurple) plugin to prevent Instant Message (IM) spam. It allows you to ignore IMs unless the sender is in your Buddy List, the sender is in your Allow List, or the sender correctly answers a question you have predefined.

This release, Bot Sentry 1.1.0, adds support for enabling/disabling Bot Sentry for individual accounts, renames the software package from 'pidgin-bs' to 'bot-sentry', and includes the usual collection of bug fixes, improvements and translation updates.... read more

Posted by David Everly 2007-06-16

Pidgin Bot Sentry (pidgin-bs) 1.0.0 released

Pidgin Bot Sentry (pidgin-bs) 1.0.0 has been released:

http://pidgin-bs.sourceforge.net/

1.0.0 is the first release that provides support for Pidgin since it was renamed from Gaim:

https://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=156021&release_id=511391

Pidgin Bot Sentry works with all 2.x.x versions of Pidgin.

Posted by David Everly 2007-05-26

Gaim Bot Sentry (gaim-bs) 0.10.1 released

Gaim Bot Sentry (gaim-bs) 0.10.1 has been released:

http://gaim-bs.sourceforge.net/

0.10.1 is a minor release that provides updated instructions and scripts for producing a windows build with the latest gaim-2.0.0beta5:

https://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?group_id=156021&release_id=465863

Gaim Bot Sentry works with all 1.x.x and 2.x.x versions of Gaim.

Posted by David Everly 2006-11-23

Gaim Bot Sentry (gaim-bs) 0.10.0 released

Gaim Bot Sentry (gaim-bs) 0.10.0 has been released:

http://gaim-bs.sourceforge.net/

0.10.0 features internationalization support (5 languages currently available), better windows installer support, and a minor bug fix:

http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=397602&group_id=156021

Gaim Bot Sentry works with all 1.x.x and 2.x.x versions of Gaim.

Posted by David Everly 2006-03-01

Gaim Bot Sentry (gaim-bs) Call for Translators

The addition of internationalization support to the Gaim Bot Sentry plugin (http://gaim-bs.sourceforge.net) is nearly complete.

But now translators are needed.

If you are willing/able to translate about 24 strings from English to your native language, please go to http://gaim-bs.sourceforge.net and open an "Internationalization" bug specifying which translation you are willing to provide (if you want to do more than one language, please open a separate bug for each language). This will help us avoid duplication of effort.... read more

Posted by David Everly 2006-02-10

Gaim Bot Sentry (gaim-bs) 0.9.0 (stable) released

Bot Sentry now recognizes a correct answer when it is contained within html, and works with Gaim 1.5.0 as well as Gaim 2.0.0beta1.

Posted by David Everly 2005-12-27