Changelog for rss2irc-1.2

1.2 (2018/06/29) * build with latest stackage LTS, feed (#4) 1.1 (2016/11/1) * update for GHC 8, stackage lts-7 * allow latest http-client, http-conduit, resourcet, network, transformers, text; drop cabal-file-th * update to irc 0.6 (warning: probably not unicode-safe) * use STM's TChan, fixing warnings and possibly hangs * use safer MSampleVar, possibly fixing hangs 1.0.6 (2014/4/13) * minimal changes to build with feed 0.3.9.* and other libs in current Debian unstable (sid) 1.0.5 (2014/2/27) * avoid feed which has changed its API 1.0.4 (2013/9/5) * fix compilation with GHC 7.4 (Fabien Andre) 1.0.3 (2013/2/22) * fix http-conduit usage so the feed poller doesn't die within hours 1.0.2 (2013/2/18) * `--use-actions` works again 1.0.1 (2013/2/15) * fix release notes formatting on hackage 1.0 (2013/2/15) New: * more robust item detection and duplicate announcement protection, with simpler options * easier irc address syntax, drop -p/--port option * can poll https feeds * can poll from stdin (-) * can poll a file containing multiple copies of a feed (eg for testing) * `--cache-control` option sets a HTTP Cache-Control header * `--use-actions` announces with CTCP ACTIONs (like the /me command) Fixed: * updated for GHC 7.6 & current libs * initialises http properly on microsoft windows * builds threaded and optimised by default * thread and error handling is more robust, eg don't ignore exceptions in the irc writer thread * can poll urls with semicolon parameter separator (eg darcsweb's) * can announce item urls containing percent * no longer adds stray "upload:" to IRC messages * renamed --dupe-descriptions to `--allow-duplicates` * dropped --debug flag * new item detection and announcing is more robust * announcements on console are clearer * a simulated irc connection is not logged unless --debug-irc is used