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KExchange is a currency converter for over 150 currencies using up-to-date exchange rates from the PACIFIC Exchange Rate Service.
rates may be refreshed on command or automatically on startup;
rates can be cached locally for offline use;
may also be used as a Euro converter; and
has an DCOP interface.
See changelog for version details.
9 February 2004: The Japanese Linux Magazine had a one page review on KExchange in their March 2004 number. Hope they said nice things about it (it's all japanese to me).
17 December 2003: The KExchange now has a project page in Sourceforge.net.
17 December 2003: Released version 1.0. Fixed some data retrieval issues and some minor issues.
17 October 2003: Released version 0.3.2. Fixed data retrieval (again) due to changes in PACIFIC URLs, German translation.
6 October 2003: Released version 0.3.1. Fixed data retrieval due to changes in PACIFIC URLs and contents.
20 March 2003: Released version 0.3. More currencies, minor features changes, Finnish translation
23 October 2002: Released version 0.2.2. Maintenance / bugfix release
20 August 2002: Released version 0.2.1. Stable release for KDE3.x
22 March 2002: Released version 0.2. Bug fixes and new features. Support for KDE3.x
15 March 2002: Released version 0.1. Initial release.
Latest version is 1.0:
Source distribution for KDE 3.x: kexchange-1.0.tar.gz
RPM for Redhat 9.x: kexchange-1.0-1.i386.rpm
Source RPM: kexchange-1.0-1.src.rpm
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Version 1.0 - Fixed problem with date parsing when reading PACIFIC data. - Old (obsolete) exchange rates are now automatically expunged. - Rate table column selection is now stored to preferences. - Added some new currencies and updated obsolete currency codes to valid ones. Version 0.3.2 - Fixed data retrieval (again) due to changes in a PACIFIC URL. - Added german translation by Holger Klemm. Version 0.3.1 - Fixed data retrieval due to changes in PACIFIC URLs and contents. Version 0.3 - Merged supplementary rates page from PACIFIC to reliable rates. - Added display of exchange rate type. - Added exchange rate type and date to currency table as optional columns. - Copy rates table to clipboard. - Finnish translation. - Documentation improvements. Version 0.2.2 - Compiles with GCC 3.2 - Fixed reading of errorneous data in Pacific data feed. Version 0.2.1 - Minor GUI changes - Compiles with KDE3.x only Version 0.2 - Fixed localyzed input for decimal numbers. Reported by Jaakko Järviluoma (email@example.com) and others. - Fixed conversion of national units of euro to USD. - Added last update to status bar. - Automatic updates are now triggered after 12 hours (not only at the startup). - Added choice to display rates as unit/base or base/unit in rates table. - Added save rates table data in CSV format. - Added option to dock to system tray when minimized. - Added DCOP interface. - Now compiles with KDE3.x Version 0.1 - Initial relese
Author and maintainer: Tero Favorin
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