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[823]1/* $Id: NEWS 1419 2006-11-16 16:29:57Z sam $ */ /** \page news News
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[1419]3\section news0_99_beta11 Changes between 0.9.beta11 and 0.99.beta10
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5 - fixed compilation of the C++ bindings
6 - fixed bugs in cucul_import_memory(), cucul_set_canvas_size()
7 - implemented caca_set_display_title() for ncurses and S-Lang
8 - minor bugfixes
9
[1370]10\section news0_99_beta10 Changes between 0.9.beta10 and 0.99.beta9
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12 - new debug mode
13 - blitting canvases now makes use of the canvas' handle coordinates
14 - import functions can read streamed data
[1377]15 - attribute to colorspace transformations
[1370]16 - added katakana and hiragana glyphs to the built-in font
17 - many bugfixes and documentation changes
18
[1285]19\section news0_99_beta9 Changes between 0.9.beta9 and 0.99.beta8
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21 - support for blink, bold, italics and underline attributes
22 - allow to import and export zero-sized canvases
23 - fixed Imlib2 support in cacaview
24 - fixed buffer overlows in the file importer
25 - big documentation updates
26
[1225]27\section news0_99_beta8 Changes between 0.9.beta8 and 0.99.beta7
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29 - allow to build the X11 and GL drivers as separate plugins
30 - support for fullwidth Unicode characters
31 - improved cucul_flip() and cucul_rotate()
32 - minor bugfixes and documentation updates
33
[1186]34\section news0_99_beta7 Changes between 0.9.beta7 and 0.99.beta6
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36 - transparency support in the UTF-8 importer and exporter
37 - optimised triangle fill routine
38 - updated C++ bindings
39
[1155]40\section news0_99_beta6 Changes between 0.9.beta6 and 0.99.beta5
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42 - ANSI importer now handles transparency and UTF-8
43 - Unicode support was broken for about 10% of the set
44 - various memory leaks were fixed
45
[1094]46\section news0_99_beta5 Changes between 0.9.beta5 and 0.99.beta4
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48 - implemented cucul_getchar() and cucul_get_color()
49 - handle transparency in the IRC export
50 - new cropping and expanding filters
51 - full Unicode support in the OpenGL driver
52 - portability fixes for 64-bit architectures, Win32 and MS-DOS
53 - all demos except cacafire were merged into cacademo
54
[1021]55\section news0_99_beta4 Changes between 0.9.beta4 and 0.99.beta3
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57 - added a compatibility layer for pre-1.x libcaca applications
58 - fixed manpage generation
59 - minor bugfixes and documentation updates
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[1010]61\section news0_99_beta3 Changes between 0.9.beta3 and 0.99.beta2
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63 - libcaca functions use errno for error reporting
64 - updated C++ bindings
65 - minor improvements, bugfixes and documentation updates
66
[992]67\section news0_99_beta2 Changes between 0.9.beta2 and 0.99.beta1
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[992]69 - ANSI importer
70 - functions use errno for error reporting
71 - updated C++ bindings
72 - .NET bindings
73 - cacadraw, an ANSI viewer that will evolve into an editor
74 - Unicode input and output support for SLang and ncurses
75 - built-in fonts work on Win32
76
77\section news0_99_beta1 Changes between 0.9 and 0.99.beta1
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[852]79 - license switched to WTFPL
[846]80 - libcaca was split into libcucul, a standalone text manipulation backend,
81    and libcaca, the display and user input frontend
82 - Unicode support
[852]83 - TrueColor (more than 16 colours) support
[846]84 - Floyd-Steinberg dithering
85 - gamma correction
[852]86 - export functions for HTML, IRC, ANSI, SVG, PostScript, TGA...
[846]87 - builtin fonts for device-independent bitmap output
88 - various text transformation routines (rotation, horizontal flip...)
89 - OpenGL renderer
[852]90 - kernel mode to build libcaca programs into a bootable x86 kernel
[846]91 - cacaserver, a telnet server that can be hooked to libcaca applications
92 - img2irc, an image to IRC conversion utility
93
[823]94\section news0_9 Changes between 0.8 and 0.9
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[823]96 - fix for a buffer overflow in the line rendering
97 - fixed resizing in the ncurses and slang drivers
98 - aspect ratio and finer zoom support in cacaview
99 - minor compilation fixes
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[823]101\section news0_8 Changes between 0.7 and 0.8
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[823]103 - window resizing support
104 - native Win32 port
105 - autorepeat emulation in the ncurses and slang drivers
106 - support for more keycodes in the ncurses and slang drivers
107 - cacaplas, a plasma animation example
[1105]108 - cacamoir, a moire circles animation example
[823]109 - MSVC project file
[334]110
[823]111\section news0_7 Changes between 0.6 and 0.7
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[823]113 - many bugfixes in the event handling
114 - cacaball, a metaball animation example
[322]115
[823]116\section news0_6 Changes between 0.5 and 0.6
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[823]118 - 30% speed increase in the bitmap rendering routine
119 - mouse support and various speed optimisations in the X11 driver
120 - X11 is now the preferred driver
121 - improved documentation
122 - minor bugfixes
[310]123
[823]124\section news0_5 Changes between 0.4 and 0.5
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[823]126 - palette optimisation for the S-Lang driver to work around the colour pair
[282]127    shortage bug
[823]128 - minor compilation fix
[282]129
[823]130\section news0_4 Changes between 0.3 and 0.4
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[823]132 - preliminary X11 graphics driver
133 - support for simultaneously compiled-in drivers
134 - honour the CACA_DRIVER, CACA_GEOMETRY and CACA_FONT environment variables
135 - more documentation
[270]136
[823]137\section news0_3 Changes between 0.2 and 0.3
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[823]139 - antialiasing support
140 - dithering, antialiasing and background mode can now be selected at
[258]141    runtime or in the environment using the CACA_BACKGROUND, CACA_DITHERING
142    and CACA_ANTIALIASING variables
[823]143 - alpha channel support in cacaview
144 - BMP loading support in cacaview even if Imlib2 is not present
145 - cacafire, a libcaca port of aafire
[258]146
[823]147\section news0_2 Changes between 0.1 and 0.2
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[823]149 - rendering now uses 256 colour pairs instead of 16
150 - mouse support for ncurses
151 - ncurses is now the preferred backend
152 - arbitrary color depth and bitmasks in the bitmap renderer
153 - cacaview, an image viewer based on libcaca
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[823]155\section news_0_1 New in 0.1
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[823]157 - initial release
158 - slang, ncurses and conio drivers
159 - basic line, box, ellipse and triangle primitives
160 - colour bitmap blitting
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[823]162*/
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