source: libcaca/trunk/NEWS @ 1757

Last change on this file since 1757 was 1419, checked in by Sam Hocevar, 13 years ago
  • Set version to 0.99.beta11.
  • Updated NEWS and ChangeLog?.
  • Property svn:keywords set to Id
File size: 5.4 KB
Line 
1/* $Id: NEWS 1419 2006-11-16 16:29:57Z sam $ */ /** \page news News
2
3\section news0_99_beta11 Changes between 0.9.beta11 and 0.99.beta10
4
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
10\section news0_99_beta10 Changes between 0.9.beta10 and 0.99.beta9
11
12 - new debug mode
13 - blitting canvases now makes use of the canvas' handle coordinates
14 - import functions can read streamed data
15 - attribute to colorspace transformations
16 - added katakana and hiragana glyphs to the built-in font
17 - many bugfixes and documentation changes
18
19\section news0_99_beta9 Changes between 0.9.beta9 and 0.99.beta8
20
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
27\section news0_99_beta8 Changes between 0.9.beta8 and 0.99.beta7
28
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
34\section news0_99_beta7 Changes between 0.9.beta7 and 0.99.beta6
35
36 - transparency support in the UTF-8 importer and exporter
37 - optimised triangle fill routine
38 - updated C++ bindings
39
40\section news0_99_beta6 Changes between 0.9.beta6 and 0.99.beta5
41
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
46\section news0_99_beta5 Changes between 0.9.beta5 and 0.99.beta4
47
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
55\section news0_99_beta4 Changes between 0.9.beta4 and 0.99.beta3
56
57 - added a compatibility layer for pre-1.x libcaca applications
58 - fixed manpage generation
59 - minor bugfixes and documentation updates
60
61\section news0_99_beta3 Changes between 0.9.beta3 and 0.99.beta2
62
63 - libcaca functions use errno for error reporting
64 - updated C++ bindings
65 - minor improvements, bugfixes and documentation updates
66
67\section news0_99_beta2 Changes between 0.9.beta2 and 0.99.beta1
68
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
78
79 - license switched to WTFPL
80 - libcaca was split into libcucul, a standalone text manipulation backend,
81    and libcaca, the display and user input frontend
82 - Unicode support
83 - TrueColor (more than 16 colours) support
84 - Floyd-Steinberg dithering
85 - gamma correction
86 - export functions for HTML, IRC, ANSI, SVG, PostScript, TGA...
87 - builtin fonts for device-independent bitmap output
88 - various text transformation routines (rotation, horizontal flip...)
89 - OpenGL renderer
90 - kernel mode to build libcaca programs into a bootable x86 kernel
91 - cacaserver, a telnet server that can be hooked to libcaca applications
92 - img2irc, an image to IRC conversion utility
93
94\section news0_9 Changes between 0.8 and 0.9
95
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
100
101\section news0_8 Changes between 0.7 and 0.8
102
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
108 - cacamoir, a moire circles animation example
109 - MSVC project file
110
111\section news0_7 Changes between 0.6 and 0.7
112
113 - many bugfixes in the event handling
114 - cacaball, a metaball animation example
115
116\section news0_6 Changes between 0.5 and 0.6
117
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
123
124\section news0_5 Changes between 0.4 and 0.5
125
126 - palette optimisation for the S-Lang driver to work around the colour pair
127    shortage bug
128 - minor compilation fix
129
130\section news0_4 Changes between 0.3 and 0.4
131
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
136
137\section news0_3 Changes between 0.2 and 0.3
138
139 - antialiasing support
140 - dithering, antialiasing and background mode can now be selected at
141    runtime or in the environment using the CACA_BACKGROUND, CACA_DITHERING
142    and CACA_ANTIALIASING variables
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
146
147\section news0_2 Changes between 0.1 and 0.2
148
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
154
155\section news_0_1 New in 0.1
156
157 - initial release
158 - slang, ncurses and conio drivers
159 - basic line, box, ellipse and triangle primitives
160 - colour bitmap blitting
161
162*/
Note: See TracBrowser for help on using the repository browser.