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BILLY

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November 4, 2005 - Updated the Links page. Namely, added a link to an article at ComputorEdge about Billy and Daisy, and updated the link to the online Billy.

January 18, 2004 - Released Billy 4.1. Several new features have been added, and many bugs have been fixed. Download it, or check out the release notes. Also, if you are upgrading from 4.0, check out the new FAQ.

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Billy is developed by Gregory G. Leedberg. If you have any suggestions, questions, or comments, feel free to send it to me.

November 4, 2005

  • Updated the Links page. Namely, added a link to an article at ComputorEdge about Billy and Daisy, and updated the link to the online Billy.

January 18, 2004

  • Released Billy 4.1. Several new features have been added, and many bugs have been fixed. Download it, or check out the release notes. Also, if you are upgrading from 4.0, check out the new FAQ.

January 5, 2004

  • Added some new links to the Links page, and removed some dead ones.

September 14, 2003

  • After 2 and a half years of work, Billy 4.0 is done, released, and you can now download it!

August 25,2003

  • Versions of Billy from the 2.x days have been re-released after being unavailable for over 2 years. The source code is also available now for these "classic" versions of Billy.

August 13, 2003

  • Added a FAQ section for Billy.

July 2, 2003

July 2, 2003

  • Sitegadgets' servers went down and lost the old message board, so I have now re-opened the board locally, here on Leedberg.com.

June 11, 2003

  • Redesigned the website

June 18, 2001

  • Released Billy 3.11, which fixes two minor bugs.

February 11, 2001

  • Released Billy 3.1, a very major update to the 3.x generation.

January 1, 2001

  • Released Billy 3.0, a complete rewrite of the Billy code, using new methods for chat simulation.

July 18, 2000

  • Added a Top 10 Sites page to the site.

July 12, 2000

  • Added a message board to the site.

June 19, 2000

  • Billy v2.21 is released, to fix a bug which caused the transcript file to only record Billyís statements, not the userís.

May 19, 2000

  • Billy v2.2 is released, with a number of bug fixes and new features.

February 14, 2000:

  • Billy v2.11 is released, to fix the "Youís" bug in version 2.1.

January 30, 2000:

  • Billy v2.1 is released, as the first major update to the second-generation technology.

January 27, 2000:

  • Newly redesigned website is re-launched.

December 27, 1999:

  • Billy v2.0.1 is released, to fix some minor bugs with v2.0.

December 21, 1999:

  • Billy version 2.0 is released as a "limited edition".