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1/* $Id: NEWS 846 2006-04-22 19:17:38Z sam $ */ /** \page news News
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3\section news0_99 Changes between 0.9 and 0.99
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5 - libcaca was split into libcucul, a standalone text manipulation backend,
6    and libcaca, the display and user input frontend
7 - Unicode support
8 - TrueColor support
9 - Floyd-Steinberg dithering
10 - gamma correction
11 - import/export functions for many text formats
12 - builtin fonts for device-independent bitmap output
13 - various text transformation routines (rotation, horizontal flip...)
14 - OpenGL renderer
15 - cacaserver, a telnet server that can be hooked to libcaca applications
16 - img2irc, an image to IRC conversion utility
17
18\section news0_9 Changes between 0.8 and 0.9
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20 - fix for a buffer overflow in the line rendering
21 - fixed resizing in the ncurses and slang drivers
22 - aspect ratio and finer zoom support in cacaview
23 - minor compilation fixes
24
25\section news0_8 Changes between 0.7 and 0.8
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27 - window resizing support
28 - native Win32 port
29 - autorepeat emulation in the ncurses and slang drivers
30 - support for more keycodes in the ncurses and slang drivers
31 - cacaplas, a plasma animation example
32 - cacamoir, a moiré circles animation example
33 - MSVC project file
34
35\section news0_7 Changes between 0.6 and 0.7
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37 - many bugfixes in the event handling
38 - cacaball, a metaball animation example
39
40\section news0_6 Changes between 0.5 and 0.6
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42 - 30% speed increase in the bitmap rendering routine
43 - mouse support and various speed optimisations in the X11 driver
44 - X11 is now the preferred driver
45 - improved documentation
46 - minor bugfixes
47
48\section news0_5 Changes between 0.4 and 0.5
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50 - palette optimisation for the S-Lang driver to work around the colour pair
51    shortage bug
52 - minor compilation fix
53
54\section news0_4 Changes between 0.3 and 0.4
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56 - preliminary X11 graphics driver
57 - support for simultaneously compiled-in drivers
58 - honour the CACA_DRIVER, CACA_GEOMETRY and CACA_FONT environment variables
59 - more documentation
60
61\section news0_3 Changes between 0.2 and 0.3
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63 - antialiasing support
64 - dithering, antialiasing and background mode can now be selected at
65    runtime or in the environment using the CACA_BACKGROUND, CACA_DITHERING
66    and CACA_ANTIALIASING variables
67 - alpha channel support in cacaview
68 - BMP loading support in cacaview even if Imlib2 is not present
69 - cacafire, a libcaca port of aafire
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71\section news0_2 Changes between 0.1 and 0.2
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73 - rendering now uses 256 colour pairs instead of 16
74 - mouse support for ncurses
75 - ncurses is now the preferred backend
76 - arbitrary color depth and bitmasks in the bitmap renderer
77 - cacaview, an image viewer based on libcaca
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79\section news_0_1 New in 0.1
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81 - initial release
82 - slang, ncurses and conio drivers
83 - basic line, box, ellipse and triangle primitives
84 - colour bitmap blitting
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86*/
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