urlwatch Changelog

New in version 1.14

November 16th, 2011
  • This bugfix release corrects an issue related to the html2txt module when used in filter hook scripts.
  • It's recommended for all users to upgrade to this release from previous releases.
  • No new features have been introduced since the last release.

New in version 1.7 (January 3rd, 2009)

  • This version now allows you to convert HTML of Web pages to plain text using either Lynx (via "-dump"), html2text, or simply by stripping all HTML tags via a regular expression. This feature has to be enabled on a per-URL basis in the user-defined hooks.

New in version 1.6 (December 23rd, 2008)

  • This release adds support for Python 2.6 and above by using the hashlib module instead of the (deprecated) sha module for generating hashes.
  • Python versions before 2.5 are still supported and will use the sha module for generating hashes, just like the previous versions.

New in version 1.5 (November 19th, 2008)

  • Support for system-wide installation was added.
  • The ~/.urlwatch/ directory is used for user settings.
  • The BSD license is used.
  • A setup.py script was added.
  • Command-line options and verbose logging mode were added.
  • Example files are copied on first start.
  • A Unix manual page was added.

New in version 1.4 (November 14th, 2008)

  • This release adds support for cleaning bad HTML (long lines, etc.) with python-utidylib (W3C's HTMLTidy) and adds a module and support for converting iCalendar (*.ics) files to plaintext for easy-to-use iCalendar watching.