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1/* $Id: NEWS 852 2006-04-22 21:51:50Z sam $ */ /** \page news News
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3\section news0_99 Changes between 0.9 and 0.99
4
5 - license switched to WTFPL
6 - libcaca was split into libcucul, a standalone text manipulation backend,
7    and libcaca, the display and user input frontend
8 - Unicode support
9 - TrueColor (more than 16 colours) support
10 - Floyd-Steinberg dithering
11 - gamma correction
12 - export functions for HTML, IRC, ANSI, SVG, PostScript, TGA...
13 - builtin fonts for device-independent bitmap output
14 - various text transformation routines (rotation, horizontal flip...)
15 - OpenGL renderer
16 - kernel mode to build libcaca programs into a bootable x86 kernel
17 - cacaserver, a telnet server that can be hooked to libcaca applications
18 - img2irc, an image to IRC conversion utility
19
20\section news0_9 Changes between 0.8 and 0.9
21
22 - fix for a buffer overflow in the line rendering
23 - fixed resizing in the ncurses and slang drivers
24 - aspect ratio and finer zoom support in cacaview
25 - minor compilation fixes
26
27\section news0_8 Changes between 0.7 and 0.8
28
29 - window resizing support
30 - native Win32 port
31 - autorepeat emulation in the ncurses and slang drivers
32 - support for more keycodes in the ncurses and slang drivers
33 - cacaplas, a plasma animation example
34 - cacamoir, a moiré circles animation example
35 - MSVC project file
36
37\section news0_7 Changes between 0.6 and 0.7
38
39 - many bugfixes in the event handling
40 - cacaball, a metaball animation example
41
42\section news0_6 Changes between 0.5 and 0.6
43
44 - 30% speed increase in the bitmap rendering routine
45 - mouse support and various speed optimisations in the X11 driver
46 - X11 is now the preferred driver
47 - improved documentation
48 - minor bugfixes
49
50\section news0_5 Changes between 0.4 and 0.5
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52 - palette optimisation for the S-Lang driver to work around the colour pair
53    shortage bug
54 - minor compilation fix
55
56\section news0_4 Changes between 0.3 and 0.4
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58 - preliminary X11 graphics driver
59 - support for simultaneously compiled-in drivers
60 - honour the CACA_DRIVER, CACA_GEOMETRY and CACA_FONT environment variables
61 - more documentation
62
63\section news0_3 Changes between 0.2 and 0.3
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65 - antialiasing support
66 - dithering, antialiasing and background mode can now be selected at
67    runtime or in the environment using the CACA_BACKGROUND, CACA_DITHERING
68    and CACA_ANTIALIASING variables
69 - alpha channel support in cacaview
70 - BMP loading support in cacaview even if Imlib2 is not present
71 - cacafire, a libcaca port of aafire
72
73\section news0_2 Changes between 0.1 and 0.2
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75 - rendering now uses 256 colour pairs instead of 16
76 - mouse support for ncurses
77 - ncurses is now the preferred backend
78 - arbitrary color depth and bitmasks in the bitmap renderer
79 - cacaview, an image viewer based on libcaca
80
81\section news_0_1 New in 0.1
82
83 - initial release
84 - slang, ncurses and conio drivers
85 - basic line, box, ellipse and triangle primitives
86 - colour bitmap blitting
87
88*/
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