Fwd: [Gnash-dev] Gnash 0.8.10 Released

Chris Leonard cjlhomeaddress at gmail.com
Sat Feb 4 19:15:54 EST 2012


FYI.

cjl


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Rob Savoye <rob at welcomehome.org>
Date: Sat, Feb 4, 2012 at 12:44 PM
Subject: [Gnash-dev] Gnash 0.8.10 Released
To: Development mailing list <Gnash-dev at gnu.org>


                      Gnash 0.8.10 Released!

 Gnash 0.8.10 has just been released. Gnash is the GNU Flash player, a
free/libre SWF movie player, with all the source code released under
GPLv3 or later. Gnash is available as both a standalone player and
also as a browser plugin for Firefox (and all other Gecko based
browsers), Chromium and Konqueror. Currently Gnash has been ported to
most GNU/Linus distros, embedded GNU/Linux, *BSD, non x86 architectures
- ARM, MIPS, PowerPC, and even 64 bit processors. And yes, Gnash plays
Youtube.

Improvements & fixed bugs since 0.8.10 release are:

 * Qt4 GUI supports mouse wheel, clipboard, and screen resolution.
 * Enhanced UI support for script limits (abort popups, user prefs).
 * BitmapData functions copyPixels(), copyChannel(), perlinNoise()
   and noise() implemented.
 * Node id mapping in ActionScript XML class implemented (XML.idMap).
 * Fix dispatching of Sound.onLoad event, fixing google dict audio.
 * Fix support for control tags found after last expected frame
   (#33176).
 * Fix support for uncompressed sound with gstreamer media handler.
 * Implement Button.getDepth(), fix button key events.
 * Fixes to startDrag and stopDrag opcodes.
 * Implement onSoundComplete() for event sounds (#23020).
 * Fix MovieClip.onLoad event dispatching and constant pools handling,
   fixing support for movies generated by the evil Adobe Captivate
   tool (#33521).
 * Fix unattached Sound.stop() semantic (#33888) enjoy Super Mario!
 * OpenVG renderer added.
 * Improved framebuffer GUI and touchscreen support.
 * Framebuffer now supports using multiple renderers.
 * Refactored input device support.
 * Fix parsing of lossless 16bit bitmaps, fixing support for movies
   generated by the evil TechSmit Camtasia tool (#34625).
 * Improved double buffering support for AGG in a framebuffer.
 * Thumbnailer for SWF files and GNOME2 desktop config for it.

 You can grab the Gnash sources from
http://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/gnash/0.8.10, or from Gnash Git using the
release_0_8_10 branch. Experimental binary packages built by the Gnash
team are also available at http://www.getgnash.org/packages, along with
source snapshots. Binary  packages for Debian or RPM based systems will
be available from your GNU/Linux distribution, and from whatever BSD
variant you are using.

      - rob -

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