source: libcaca/trunk/NEWS @ 1370

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1/* $Id: NEWS 1370 2006-11-12 18:26:40Z sam $ */ /** \page news News
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3\section news0_99_beta10 Changes between 0.9.beta10 and 0.99.beta9
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5 - new debug mode
6 - blitting canvases now makes use of the canvas' handle coordinates
7 - import functions can read streamed data
8 - attribute to colorspace
9 - added katakana and hiragana glyphs to the built-in font
10 - many bugfixes and documentation changes
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12\section news0_99_beta9 Changes between 0.9.beta9 and 0.99.beta8
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14 - support for blink, bold, italics and underline attributes
15 - allow to import and export zero-sized canvases
16 - fixed Imlib2 support in cacaview
17 - fixed buffer overlows in the file importer
18 - big documentation updates
19
20\section news0_99_beta8 Changes between 0.9.beta8 and 0.99.beta7
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22 - allow to build the X11 and GL drivers as separate plugins
23 - support for fullwidth Unicode characters
24 - improved cucul_flip() and cucul_rotate()
25 - minor bugfixes and documentation updates
26
27\section news0_99_beta7 Changes between 0.9.beta7 and 0.99.beta6
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29 - transparency support in the UTF-8 importer and exporter
30 - optimised triangle fill routine
31 - updated C++ bindings
32
33\section news0_99_beta6 Changes between 0.9.beta6 and 0.99.beta5
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35 - ANSI importer now handles transparency and UTF-8
36 - Unicode support was broken for about 10% of the set
37 - various memory leaks were fixed
38
39\section news0_99_beta5 Changes between 0.9.beta5 and 0.99.beta4
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41 - implemented cucul_getchar() and cucul_get_color()
42 - handle transparency in the IRC export
43 - new cropping and expanding filters
44 - full Unicode support in the OpenGL driver
45 - portability fixes for 64-bit architectures, Win32 and MS-DOS
46 - all demos except cacafire were merged into cacademo
47
48\section news0_99_beta4 Changes between 0.9.beta4 and 0.99.beta3
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50 - added a compatibility layer for pre-1.x libcaca applications
51 - fixed manpage generation
52 - minor bugfixes and documentation updates
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54\section news0_99_beta3 Changes between 0.9.beta3 and 0.99.beta2
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56 - libcaca functions use errno for error reporting
57 - updated C++ bindings
58 - minor improvements, bugfixes and documentation updates
59
60\section news0_99_beta2 Changes between 0.9.beta2 and 0.99.beta1
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62 - ANSI importer
63 - functions use errno for error reporting
64 - updated C++ bindings
65 - .NET bindings
66 - cacadraw, an ANSI viewer that will evolve into an editor
67 - Unicode input and output support for SLang and ncurses
68 - built-in fonts work on Win32
69
70\section news0_99_beta1 Changes between 0.9 and 0.99.beta1
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72 - license switched to WTFPL
73 - libcaca was split into libcucul, a standalone text manipulation backend,
74    and libcaca, the display and user input frontend
75 - Unicode support
76 - TrueColor (more than 16 colours) support
77 - Floyd-Steinberg dithering
78 - gamma correction
79 - export functions for HTML, IRC, ANSI, SVG, PostScript, TGA...
80 - builtin fonts for device-independent bitmap output
81 - various text transformation routines (rotation, horizontal flip...)
82 - OpenGL renderer
83 - kernel mode to build libcaca programs into a bootable x86 kernel
84 - cacaserver, a telnet server that can be hooked to libcaca applications
85 - img2irc, an image to IRC conversion utility
86
87\section news0_9 Changes between 0.8 and 0.9
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89 - fix for a buffer overflow in the line rendering
90 - fixed resizing in the ncurses and slang drivers
91 - aspect ratio and finer zoom support in cacaview
92 - minor compilation fixes
93
94\section news0_8 Changes between 0.7 and 0.8
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96 - window resizing support
97 - native Win32 port
98 - autorepeat emulation in the ncurses and slang drivers
99 - support for more keycodes in the ncurses and slang drivers
100 - cacaplas, a plasma animation example
101 - cacamoir, a moire circles animation example
102 - MSVC project file
103
104\section news0_7 Changes between 0.6 and 0.7
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106 - many bugfixes in the event handling
107 - cacaball, a metaball animation example
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109\section news0_6 Changes between 0.5 and 0.6
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111 - 30% speed increase in the bitmap rendering routine
112 - mouse support and various speed optimisations in the X11 driver
113 - X11 is now the preferred driver
114 - improved documentation
115 - minor bugfixes
116
117\section news0_5 Changes between 0.4 and 0.5
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119 - palette optimisation for the S-Lang driver to work around the colour pair
120    shortage bug
121 - minor compilation fix
122
123\section news0_4 Changes between 0.3 and 0.4
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125 - preliminary X11 graphics driver
126 - support for simultaneously compiled-in drivers
127 - honour the CACA_DRIVER, CACA_GEOMETRY and CACA_FONT environment variables
128 - more documentation
129
130\section news0_3 Changes between 0.2 and 0.3
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132 - antialiasing support
133 - dithering, antialiasing and background mode can now be selected at
134    runtime or in the environment using the CACA_BACKGROUND, CACA_DITHERING
135    and CACA_ANTIALIASING variables
136 - alpha channel support in cacaview
137 - BMP loading support in cacaview even if Imlib2 is not present
138 - cacafire, a libcaca port of aafire
139
140\section news0_2 Changes between 0.1 and 0.2
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142 - rendering now uses 256 colour pairs instead of 16
143 - mouse support for ncurses
144 - ncurses is now the preferred backend
145 - arbitrary color depth and bitmasks in the bitmap renderer
146 - cacaview, an image viewer based on libcaca
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148\section news_0_1 New in 0.1
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150 - initial release
151 - slang, ncurses and conio drivers
152 - basic line, box, ellipse and triangle primitives
153 - colour bitmap blitting
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155*/
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