source: libcaca/branches/0.8/NEWS @ 356

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1$Id: NEWS 355 2004-01-18 04:45:28Z sam $
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3Changes between 0.7 and 0.8:
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5
6  * window resizing support
7  * native Win32 port
8  * autorepeat emulation in the ncurses and slang drivers
9  * support for more keycodes in the ncurses and slang drivers
10  * cacaplas, a plasma animation example
11  * cacamoir, a moiré circles animation example
12  * MSVC project file
13
14Changes between 0.6 and 0.7:
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16
17  * many bugfixes in the event handling
18  * cacaball, a metaball animation example
19
20Changes between 0.5 and 0.6:
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22
23  * 30% speed increase in the bitmap rendering routine
24  * mouse support and various speed optimisations in the X11 driver
25  * X11 is now the preferred driver
26  * improved documentation
27  * minor bugfixes
28
29Changes between 0.4 and 0.5:
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31
32  * palette optimisation for the S-Lang driver to work around the colour pair
33    shortage bug
34  * minor compilation fix
35
36Changes between 0.3 and 0.4:
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38
39  * preliminary X11 graphics driver
40  * support for simultaneously compiled-in drivers
41  * honour the CACA_DRIVER, CACA_GEOMETRY and CACA_FONT environment variables
42  * more documentation
43
44Changes between 0.2 and 0.3:
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46
47  * antialiasing support
48  * dithering, antialiasing and background mode can now be selected at
49    runtime or in the environment using the CACA_BACKGROUND, CACA_DITHERING
50    and CACA_ANTIALIASING variables
51  * alpha channel support in cacaview
52  * BMP loading support in cacaview even if Imlib2 is not present
53  * cacafire, a libcaca port of aafire
54
55Changes between 0.1 and 0.2:
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57
58  * rendering now uses 256 colour pairs instead of 16
59  * mouse support for ncurses
60  * ncurses is now the preferred backend
61  * arbitrary color depth and bitmasks in the bitmap renderer
62  * cacaview, an image viewer based on libcaca
63
64New in 0.1
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66
67  * initial release
68  * slang, ncurses and conio drivers
69  * basic line, box, ellipse and triangle primitives
70  * colour bitmap blitting
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