[bisq-network/bisq] v0.9.3

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Thu Feb 21 22:27:54 UTC 2019

## Release notes
**A newer version is already available! Please don’t use this version anymore.**

_Here are the release notes from v0.9.2:_

With this release the fee model of Bisq was simplified and the maker fee reduced. The Bisq trading fee for the offer maker is now a fixed percentage of 0.1% and for the taker it was increased from 0.2% to 0.3%. This should reflect the higher burden on the maker side and incentivize market makers.
Besides that we squashed some bugs in the Bisq DAO and improved the UI on multiple places. This release adds 19 new assets including the 2 Mimblewimble implementations Beam and Grin (Grin will be enabled as soon as it goes live on Mainnet).

### Bisq DAO (on Testnet)
- [Fix icon handling in vote result table](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2172)
- [Fix late proposals processing](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2191)
- [Fix vote reveal transaction publishing](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2195)
- [Fix performance issue at parsing](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2199)

### Trading
- [Simplify fee model by using fixed percentage](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2212)
- [Reduce maker fee to 0.1%](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2213)

### UI
- Updated existing translations and added Persian as new supported language
- Fix multiple typos and minor grammatical mistakes: [1](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2138), [2](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2148), [3](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2162), [4](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2185)
- [Reduce line height in certain tables](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2215)
- [Show more verbose label when taking an existing offer](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2215)
- [Show warning popup if multiple valid payment accounts are available for offer](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2215)
- [Improve padding of password input window](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2215)
- [Disable payment accounts combobox in pay funds screen when taking an offer](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2215)
- [Improve button hover effect, so it is not mistaken as disabled](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2187)
- [Update "Next"-button on account change, when creating an offer](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2205)

### Privacy/Security
- Update to netlayer 0.6.3: [1](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2192), [2](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2194)

### Development
- [Improve Windows packaging process](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2163)
- [Improve Linux packaging process](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2190)
- Improve install_java.bat for Windows: [1](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2131), [2](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2165)
- [Configure default system JDK for Linux](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2211)
- [Remove pricenode direct dependency on assets](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2197)
- [Be able to upgrade bitcoinj without upgrading libdohj](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2198)
- [Preparations for http api](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2207)

### Installation
- [Improve Windows install experience](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2164)

### Infrastructure
- [Don't show filtered currencies](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2220)
- [Bisq Network Monitor: Milestone Babysteps](https://github.com/bisq-network/bisq/pull/2181)

### Assets
- Added 19 new assets:
Aeon (AEON), Beam (BEAM), Bitmark (BTM), Dextro (DXO), FourtyTwo (FRTY), GambleCoin (GMCN), Grin (GRIN) (will be enabled on Mainnet release), Horizen (ZEN), IdaPay (IDA), Iridium (IRD), Noir (NOR), Pinkcoin (PINK), Qbase (QBS), Remix (RMX), SiaPrimeCoin (SCP), SpaceCash (SPACE), UnitedCommunityCoin (UCC), Webchain (WEB), WrkzCoin (WRKZ)
- Removed not traded assets.

## Verification

Url of the signing key (Christoph Atteneder): https://bisq.network/pubkey/29CDFD3B.asc
Full fingerprint: `CB36 D7D2 EBB2 E35D 9B75  500B CD5D C1C5 29CD FD3B`

Import the key:
`curl https://bisq.network/pubkey/29CDFD3B.asc | gpg --import`
GPG prints a confusion warning: "This key is not certified with a trusted signature!" - See https://serverfault.com/questions/569911/how-to-verify-an-imported-gpg-key for background information what it means.

How to verify signatures?
`gpg --digest-algo SHA256 --verify BINARY{.asc*,}`
Replace BINARY with the file you downloaded (e.g. Bisq-0.9.3.dmg)

Verify jar file inside binary:
You can verify on OSX the jar file with:
`shasum -a256 [PATH TO BISQ APP]/Bisq.app/Contents/Java/Bisq-0.9.3.jar`
The output need to match the value from the Bisq-0.9.3.jar.txt file.

## Known issues with installation 

### Windows:

There is a known issue with Anti Virus software. We got several reports from users running into different problems. Either the AV software blocks Bisq or Tor, delete files in the data directory [2] or app directory [1]) or cause such a long delay at startup that Tor gets terminated and a file remains locked which can cause that Bisq cannot be started afterwards. To resolve that you need to restart Windows then the lock get released. We are working on solutions to fix those issues.

If you use Crypto currencies on your Windows system be aware that Windows is much more vulnerable to malware than Linux or OSX. Consider to use a dedicated non-Windows system when dealing with cryptocurrencies.

[1] Application directory (contains application installation files):

[2] Data directory (contains all Bisq data including wallet):
C:\Users\<username>\AppData\Roaming\Bisq\btc_mainnet\tor (you can delete everything except the hiddenservice directory)

### Linux:

Hint for Debian users:
If you have problems starting Bisq on Debian use: `/opt/Bisq/Bisq`

If your Linux distro does not support .deb files please follow this instruction:
cd ~/Downloads  
mkdir tmp  
cd tmp   
ar x ../Bisq-64bit-0.9.3.deb  
sudo tar Jxvf data.tar.xz  
sudo cp -rp opt/Bisq /opt/
That instruction is not tested on many different distros. If you encounter problems please report it in a Github issue so we can improve it. 

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