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    1 /** \page libcaca-news Libcaca news
    2 
    3 \section news0_99_beta20 Changes between 0.99.beta20 and 0.99.beta19
    4 
    5  - IPv6 support in cacaserver
    6  - fixed a bug from 2004 that caused PDF documentation generation to fail
    7  - memory allocation functions are now more robust
    8  - numerous fixes for memory leaks and invalid memory accesses:
    9    - CVE-2021-30498
   10    - CVE-2021-30499
   11    - CVE-2021-3410
   12    - CVE-2018-20546
   13    - CVE-2018-20547
   14    - CVE-2018-20545
   15    - CVE-2018-20548
   16    - CVE-2018-20549
   17 
   18 \section news0_99_beta19 Changes between 0.99.beta19 and 0.99.beta18
   19 
   20  - Windows port improvements
   21  - Ruby 1.9 support
   22  - numerous fixes for memory leaks and invalid memory accesses
   23 
   24 \section news0_99_beta18 Changes between 0.99.beta18 and 0.99.beta17
   25 
   26  - new "cacaclock" utility
   27  - improved FIGlet support
   28  - improved Python and Ruby bindings
   29  - numerous improvements and bugfixes
   30 
   31 \section news0_99_beta17 Changes between 0.99.beta17 and 0.99.beta16
   32 
   33  - new dirty rectangle framework for accelerated rendering
   34  - new <conio.h> compatible header for old DOS software porting
   35  - XCode and Visual Studio build improvements
   36  - Unicode support in the X11 driver
   37  - triangle texture mapping
   38  - improved HTML output
   39  - new troff output
   40  - improved Ruby and .NET bindings
   41  - new comprehensive PHP bindings
   42  - new Java bindings
   43  - Cocoa driver enhancements
   44  - support for ANSI colour in FIGlet and TOIlet fonts
   45  - documentation updates
   46  - numerous improvements and bugfixes
   47 
   48 \section news0_99_beta16 Changes between 0.99.beta16 and 0.99.beta15
   49 
   50  - many build fixes, especially for nonstandard platforms
   51 
   52 \section news0_99_beta15 Changes between 0.99.beta15 and 0.99.beta14
   53 
   54  - libcucul was merged back into libcaca for more clarity
   55 
   56 \section news0_99_beta14 Changes between 0.99.beta14 and 0.99.beta13
   57 
   58  - internal FIGlet font support
   59  - use C99 types in public headers
   60  - runtime support for output drivers
   61  - BBcode export support
   62 
   63 \section news0_99_beta13 Changes between 0.99.beta13 and 0.99.beta12
   64 
   65  - device-dependent cursor support
   66  - event API rewrite
   67  - minor API improvements and extensions
   68  - img2txt improvements
   69  - Ruby bindings
   70  - Massive C# bindings improvements
   71  - Python sample code
   72  - Visual Studio build solution
   73 
   74 \section news0_99_beta12 Changes between 0.99.beta12 and 0.99.beta11
   75 
   76  - support for 90-degree canvas rotation
   77  - better behaviour when trying to output Unicode on an ASCII terminal
   78  - the built-in font now supports the Geometric Shapes, Halfwidth and Fullwidth
   79    Forms and Miscellaneous Symbols Unicode blocks
   80  - new rotozoom effect in cacademo
   81  - Cocoa output driver for Mac OS X
   82  - preliminary .NET bindings
   83  - many bugfixes and documentation changes
   84 
   85 \section news0_99_beta11 Changes between 0.99.beta11 and 0.99.beta10
   86 
   87  - fixed compilation of the C++ bindings
   88  - fixed bugs in cucul_import_memory(), cucul_set_canvas_size()
   89  - implemented caca_set_display_title() for ncurses and S-Lang
   90  - minor bugfixes
   91 
   92 \section news0_99_beta10 Changes between 0.99.beta10 and 0.99.beta9
   93 
   94  - new debug mode
   95  - blitting canvases now makes use of the canvas' handle coordinates
   96  - import functions can read streamed data
   97  - attribute to colorspace transformations
   98  - added katakana and hiragana glyphs to the built-in font
   99  - many bugfixes and documentation changes
  100 
  101 \section news0_99_beta9 Changes between 0.99.beta9 and 0.99.beta8
  102 
  103  - support for blink, bold, italics and underline attributes
  104  - allow to import and export zero-sized canvases
  105  - fixed Imlib2 support in cacaview
  106  - fixed buffer overlows in the file importer
  107  - big documentation updates
  108 
  109 \section news0_99_beta8 Changes between 0.99.beta8 and 0.99.beta7
  110 
  111  - allow to build the X11 and GL drivers as separate plugins
  112  - support for fullwidth Unicode characters
  113  - improved cucul_flip() and cucul_rotate()
  114  - minor bugfixes and documentation updates
  115 
  116 \section news0_99_beta7 Changes between 0.99.beta7 and 0.99.beta6
  117 
  118  - transparency support in the UTF-8 importer and exporter
  119  - optimised triangle fill routine
  120  - updated C++ bindings
  121 
  122 \section news0_99_beta6 Changes between 0.99.beta6 and 0.99.beta5
  123 
  124  - ANSI importer now handles transparency and UTF-8
  125  - Unicode support was broken for about 10% of the set
  126  - various memory leaks were fixed
  127 
  128 \section news0_99_beta5 Changes between 0.99.beta5 and 0.99.beta4
  129 
  130  - implemented cucul_getchar() and cucul_get_color()
  131  - handle transparency in the IRC export
  132  - new cropping and expanding filters
  133  - full Unicode support in the OpenGL driver
  134  - portability fixes for 64-bit architectures, Win32 and MS-DOS
  135  - all demos except cacafire were merged into cacademo
  136 
  137 \section news0_99_beta4 Changes between 0.99.beta4 and 0.99.beta3
  138 
  139  - added a compatibility layer for pre-1.x libcaca applications
  140  - fixed manpage generation
  141  - minor bugfixes and documentation updates
  142 
  143 \section news0_99_beta3 Changes between 0.99.beta3 and 0.99.beta2
  144 
  145  - libcaca functions use errno for error reporting
  146  - updated C++ bindings
  147  - minor improvements, bugfixes and documentation updates
  148 
  149 \section news0_99_beta2 Changes between 0.99.beta2 and 0.99.beta1
  150 
  151  - ANSI importer
  152  - functions use errno for error reporting
  153  - updated C++ bindings
  154  - .NET bindings
  155  - cacadraw, an ANSI viewer that will evolve into an editor
  156  - Unicode input and output support for SLang and ncurses
  157  - built-in fonts work on Win32
  158 
  159 \section news0_99_beta1 Changes between 0.9 and 0.99.beta1
  160 
  161  - license switched to WTFPL
  162  - libcaca was split into libcucul, a standalone text manipulation backend,
  163     and libcaca, the display and user input frontend
  164  - Unicode support
  165  - TrueColor (more than 16 colours) support
  166  - Floyd-Steinberg dithering
  167  - gamma correction
  168  - export functions for HTML, IRC, ANSI, SVG, PostScript, TGA...
  169  - builtin fonts for device-independent bitmap output
  170  - various text transformation routines (rotation, horizontal flip...)
  171  - OpenGL renderer
  172  - kernel mode to build libcaca programs into a bootable x86 kernel
  173  - cacaserver, a telnet server that can be hooked to libcaca applications
  174  - img2irc, an image to IRC conversion utility
  175 
  176 \section news0_9 Changes between 0.8 and 0.9
  177 
  178  - fix for a buffer overflow in the line rendering
  179  - fixed resizing in the ncurses and slang drivers
  180  - aspect ratio and finer zoom support in cacaview
  181  - minor compilation fixes
  182 
  183 \section news0_8 Changes between 0.7 and 0.8
  184 
  185  - window resizing support
  186  - native Win32 port
  187  - autorepeat emulation in the ncurses and slang drivers
  188  - support for more keycodes in the ncurses and slang drivers
  189  - cacaplas, a plasma animation example
  190  - cacamoir, a moire circles animation example
  191  - MSVC project file
  192 
  193 \section news0_7 Changes between 0.6 and 0.7
  194 
  195  - many bugfixes in the event handling
  196  - cacaball, a metaball animation example
  197 
  198 \section news0_6 Changes between 0.5 and 0.6
  199 
  200  - 30% speed increase in the bitmap rendering routine
  201  - mouse support and various speed optimisations in the X11 driver
  202  - X11 is now the preferred driver
  203  - improved documentation
  204  - minor bugfixes
  205 
  206 \section news0_5 Changes between 0.4 and 0.5
  207 
  208  - palette optimisation for the S-Lang driver to work around the colour pair
  209     shortage bug
  210  - minor compilation fix
  211 
  212 \section news0_4 Changes between 0.3 and 0.4
  213 
  214  - preliminary X11 graphics driver
  215  - support for simultaneously compiled-in drivers
  216  - honour the CACA_DRIVER, CACA_GEOMETRY and CACA_FONT environment variables
  217  - more documentation
  218 
  219 \section news0_3 Changes between 0.2 and 0.3
  220 
  221  - antialiasing support
  222  - dithering, antialiasing and background mode can now be selected at
  223     runtime or in the environment using the CACA_BACKGROUND, CACA_DITHERING
  224     and CACA_ANTIALIASING variables
  225  - alpha channel support in cacaview
  226  - BMP loading support in cacaview even if Imlib2 is not present
  227  - cacafire, a libcaca port of aafire
  228 
  229 \section news0_2 Changes between 0.1 and 0.2
  230 
  231  - rendering now uses 256 colour pairs instead of 16
  232  - mouse support for ncurses
  233  - ncurses is now the preferred backend
  234  - arbitrary color depth and bitmasks in the bitmap renderer
  235  - cacaview, an image viewer based on libcaca
  236 
  237 \section news_0_1 New in 0.1
  238 
  239  - initial release
  240  - slang, ncurses and conio drivers
  241  - basic line, box, ellipse and triangle primitives
  242  - colour bitmap blitting
  243 
  244 */