source: libcaca/branches/0.6/NEWS @ 3485

Last change on this file since 3485 was 310, checked in by Sam Hocevar, 16 years ago
  • configure.ac NEWS: + Prepared the 0.6 release.
  • libcaca.spec: + Split the RPM into libcaca-devel and caca-utils. + More detailed descriptions. + Packages are now rpmlint clean.
  • doc/Makefile.am: + Symlink cacafire.1 to cacademo.1 upon manpage installation.
  • Property svn:keywords set to Id
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1$Id: NEWS 310 2004-01-03 23:15:48Z sam $
2
3Changes between 0.5 and 0.6:
4----------------------------
5
6  * 30% speed increase in the bitmap rendering routine
7  * mouse support and various speed optimisations in the X11 driver
8  * X11 is now the preferred driver
9  * improved documentation
10  * minor bugfixes
11
12Changes between 0.4 and 0.5:
13----------------------------
14
15  * palette optimisation for the S-Lang driver to work around the colour pair
16    shortage bug
17  * minor compilation fix
18
19Changes between 0.3 and 0.4:
20----------------------------
21
22  * preliminary X11 graphics driver
23  * support for simultaneously compiled-in drivers
24  * honour the CACA_DRIVER, CACA_GEOMETRY and CACA_FONT environment variables
25  * more documentation
26
27Changes between 0.2 and 0.3:
28----------------------------
29
30  * antialiasing support
31  * dithering, antialiasing and background mode can now be selected at
32    runtime or in the environment using the CACA_BACKGROUND, CACA_DITHERING
33    and CACA_ANTIALIASING variables
34  * alpha channel support in cacaview
35  * BMP loading support in cacaview even if Imlib2 is not present
36  * cacafire, a libcaca port of aafire
37
38Changes between 0.1 and 0.2:
39----------------------------
40
41  * rendering now uses 256 colour pairs instead of 16
42  * mouse support for ncurses
43  * ncurses is now the preferred backend
44  * arbitrary color depth and bitmasks in the bitmap renderer
45  * cacaview, an image viewer based on libcaca
46
47
48New in 0.1
49----------
50
51  * initial release
52  * slang, ncurses and conio drivers
53  * basic line, box, ellipse and triangle primitives
54  * colour bitmap blitting
55
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