source: libcaca/trunk/NEWS @ 334

Last change on this file since 334 was 334, checked in by Sam Hocevar, 16 years ago
  • THANKS examples/cacaplas.c: + Updated credits.
  • NEWS: + Forthcoming 0.8 news.
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1$Id: NEWS 334 2004-01-10 19:59:50Z sam $
2
3Changes between 0.7 and 0.8:
4----------------------------
5
6  * autorepeat emulation in the ncurses and slang drivers
7  * support for more keycodes in the ncurses and slang drivers
8  * cacaplas, a plasma animation example
9
10Changes between 0.6 and 0.7:
11----------------------------
12
13  * many bugfixes in the event handling
14  * cacaball, a metaball animation example
15
16Changes between 0.5 and 0.6:
17----------------------------
18
19  * 30% speed increase in the bitmap rendering routine
20  * mouse support and various speed optimisations in the X11 driver
21  * X11 is now the preferred driver
22  * improved documentation
23  * minor bugfixes
24
25Changes between 0.4 and 0.5:
26----------------------------
27
28  * palette optimisation for the S-Lang driver to work around the colour pair
29    shortage bug
30  * minor compilation fix
31
32Changes between 0.3 and 0.4:
33----------------------------
34
35  * preliminary X11 graphics driver
36  * support for simultaneously compiled-in drivers
37  * honour the CACA_DRIVER, CACA_GEOMETRY and CACA_FONT environment variables
38  * more documentation
39
40Changes between 0.2 and 0.3:
41----------------------------
42
43  * antialiasing support
44  * dithering, antialiasing and background mode can now be selected at
45    runtime or in the environment using the CACA_BACKGROUND, CACA_DITHERING
46    and CACA_ANTIALIASING variables
47  * alpha channel support in cacaview
48  * BMP loading support in cacaview even if Imlib2 is not present
49  * cacafire, a libcaca port of aafire
50
51Changes between 0.1 and 0.2:
52----------------------------
53
54  * rendering now uses 256 colour pairs instead of 16
55  * mouse support for ncurses
56  * ncurses is now the preferred backend
57  * arbitrary color depth and bitmasks in the bitmap renderer
58  * cacaview, an image viewer based on libcaca
59
60New in 0.1
61----------
62
63  * initial release
64  * slang, ncurses and conio drivers
65  * basic line, box, ellipse and triangle primitives
66  * colour bitmap blitting
67
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