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    1 This is GNU bc version 1.07.  (And dc version 1.4)
    2 
    3 Changes in bc from 1.06 to 1.07.
    4     Added void functions.
    5     Bug fixes:
    6 	fixes bug in load_code introduced by mathlib string storage in 1.06.
    7 	fix to get long options working.
    8 	signal code clean-up.
    9 	fixed a bug in the AVL tree routines.
   10 	fixed math library to work properly when called with ibase not 10.
   11 	fixed a symbol table bug when using more than 32 names.
   12 	removed a double free.
   13 
   14 Changes in dc from 1.3 to 1.4:
   15     Recognize and handle tail recursion.
   16     Finally fix dc to trap interrupts, like the documentation has said it
   17     should: aborts any executing macros, but does not exit the program.
   18     Small bug fixes.
   19     Minor code clean-up.
   20     Changed to detect directories and generate errors.
   21 
   22 Changes in dc from 1.2 to 1.3:
   23     Minor bug fixes.
   24     New multiply algorithm of bc.
   25 
   26 Changes in bc from 1.05 to 1.06:
   27     New multiply algoirthm and many other changes in lib/number.c
   28     Function size now done dynamically.
   29     Function syntax in non-posix mode allows newlines in more places.
   30     Bug fixes:
   31 	improved computation of j(n,x).
   32 	enables readline only if interactive.
   33 	for statment bug fixed.
   34 	use int instead of char for readline char counts.
   35 	improved cosine accuracy.
   36 
   37 Changes in dc from 1.1 to 1.2:
   38     added !< != !> commands
   39     arrays now stack
   40     output is now line buffered, provided setvbuf() is available
   41     fixed known bugs in 'q', 'Q', 'a' commands, '-f' command-line option,
   42       and documentation
   43 	changed the 'P' command's behavior on a numeric argument:
   44 	  due to popular demand it now does the equivalent of 'aP'
   45 	  (for small values)
   46 	added new 'n' command to do what the old 'P' command did
   47 
   48 Changes in bc from 1.04 to 1.05:
   49     Solaris makes work better.
   50     bug fixes
   51 	stdout now always does line buffering.
   52 	sqrt bug fixed for small numbers.
   53 	readline (if support is compiled in) is enabled only for
   54 		interactive executions of bc.
   55 
   56 
   57 This is GNU bc version 1.04.  (And dc version 1.1)
   58 
   59 Changes from 1.03
   60 
   61 	reorganization of source tree
   62 	use of automake
   63 
   64 	new commands for dc (|, ~, r, a)
   65 	new command line options for dc
   66 
   67 	fixed infinite loop in sqrt in bc
   68 	fixed an I/O bug in bc
   69 	made bc conform to POSIX for array parameters
   70 	added long option support for bc
   71 	new commandline options for bc (-q)
   72 	added support for readline to bc (use configure --with-readline)
   73 	command line argumens can now be taken from an environment variable
   74 	
   75 
   76 Changes from 1.02
   77 
   78 	minor bug fixes in bc.
   79 
   80 	addition of Ken Pizzini's dc program that uses the GNU bc 
   81 	arbitrary precision arithmetic routines.
   82 
   83 Changes from 1.01
   84 	
   85 	minor bug fixes.
   86 
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