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0.7.2 [2004-12-31]

 * big rework of the internal streaming/storage subsystem,
   support for multiple stripes.
   Makes a big speedup when handling large files!
   Creating an empty 512MB file before: over 350 sec,
   now: about 25 sec (on my system)
 * optimized versions of memcpy() for ix86 (using MMX, MMXEXT,
   3DNOW, SSE, SSE2) and for PowerPC, copied from the xine project
 * some support for X86_64
 * bugfix: in memory setup plugin, set virtual memory limit only if
   the limit has been enabled (checkbox is clicked)
 * bugfix: clipping in Ogg import filter was incorrect
 * speedups: import of Ogg and MP3 files improved
 * removed code copied from the GSL library, link against the
   shared library instead
 * added target "package-messages" to the toplevel Makefile,
   for translators

0.7.1 [2004-07-10]

 * FLAC (Free Lossness Audio Codec) import/export plugin
 * speedups for loading / saving files
 * removed our own copy of libmad from the source tree, now it
   should be available in all common distributions
 * implemented pre-recording
 * implemented recording time limit
 * bugfix: minor bug in the recording state machine
 * bugfix: solved some layout issues in the about- and sonagram plugins
 * bugfix: cancel while saving to .ogg works now
 * update of the online documentation, many screenshots
 * improved Makefile dependencies of the plugins, now parallel builds
   also work and speed up the creation of plugins

0.7.0 [2003-12-01]

 * first version with recording functionality (still alpha)
 * removed workaround for uic invocation
 * bugfix: handling of persistent and unique plugins was wrong,
   which caused playback to work only in the first main window
   instance
 * added project files for kdevelop-3

0.6.7 [2003-06-28]

 * new plugin: "pitch_shift"
 * new plugin: "lowpass"
 * new plugin: "notch_filter", contrinuted by Dave Flogeras
 * included a bugfixed version of the synth_pitch_shift aRts plugin
 * new feature: "pre-listen", first implementation in pitch_shift plugin
 * ported to work with Qt-3.1 without Qt-2 compatibility,
   also compiles with -DQT_NO_COMPAT -DQT_CLEAN_NAMESPACE

0.6.6 [2003-03-29]

 * works with KDE-3.1
 * many improvements on the build system. Now compiles under Debian,
   Mandrake, RedHat, Gentoo and SuSE
 * starting up with last window size
 * Xt toolkit option for geometry works again, including workaround
   for bug in KDE3's geometry management.
   example: "kwave -geometry 800x600"
 * bugfix: select to left selected one sample less then needed
 * volume plugin: simple clipping
 * volume plugin: mode for "multiply with /divide through factor"
 * newsignal and selectrange plugin: got rid of KDoubleNumInput and
   it's weird display and entry behaviour
 * selectrange plugin: also select start position of selection
 * can use libmad and libaudiofile from the host system if usable
 * show the fileinfo plugin when saving under a different mime type

0.6.5 [2002-11-09]

 * MP3 import with ID3 tag support through id3lib and libmad
 * Ogg/Vorbis import and export (only ABR mode)
 * new plugin "volume"
 * show selected range as time (feature requested by Christian Hollaender)
 * support for saving compressed .wav files
 * thrown away Qt2/KDE2 compatibility, now only supports Qt3/KDE3
 * playback plugin: enabled the "select..." button for choosing
   other playback devices (feature requested by Len Ovens)
 * solved problem with name mangling in plugins and different gcc versions
 * works with gcc-3.2 / solved __dso_handle problem
 * stricter checks for programs in configure script

0.6.4 [2002-06-30]

 * support for different file formats / integrated libaudiofile
 * drag and drop bugfix: dropping into the same signal left from
   the selection removed wrong range
 * auto-repair for structurally damaged wav files
 * bugfix: save selection works again
 * integrated libkwavemt into libkwave
 * using time instead of zoom factor, e.g. set zoom to "1 minute"
   (feature requested by Gilles Caulier)
 * menu entries for playback control
 * some more icons in the menues
 * replaced KFileDialog with subclass KwaveFileDialog (works
   around some bugs in KDE)
 * added a little chapter about digital audio basics to online help
 * added "select range" plugin

0.6.3 [2002-03-01]

 * simple drag and drop
 * french translation
 * handling of "signal modified"
 * shows error message and aborts if loading failed

0.6.2 [2001-12-24]

 * new plugin "amplifyfree"
 * new plugin "noise"
 * >>> new aRts plugin adapter framework <<<
   now Kwave is able to use existing aRts plugins in it's own plugins
   for sound processing
 * changed documentation to XML / Docbook-4.1
 * recovery of damaged files if non-zero file length but data length
   entry in the wav header is zero (e.g. happens when krecord crashes
   during recording)
 * bugfix: freeing virtual memory fixed in MemoryManager
 * bugfix: problem with TSS in TSS_Object cleanup

0.6.1-1 [2001-09-01]

 * bugfix: class Track made duplicate entry in stripe list when inserting
   signals into an empty track
 * fixed that weird layout behavior in dialogs, seems that Qt has
   problems with complex nested layouts :(

0.6.1 [2001-08-24]

 * >>> USE OF VIRTUAL MEMORY <<<
 * changed Makefiles: html docu stays in distribution due to too much
   trouble with the KDE documentation tools
 * when inserting from clipboard into a signal with a different number
   of tracks, the result will be mixed (still not optimized/slow)
 * fixed compile problem with gcc-2.96 / gcc-3.0
 * fixed missing header file in NewSigDlg.ui
 * the RPM should be relocateable again
 * fixed bug in shutdown sequence, now clipboard is flushed before the
   application closes.

0.6.0 [2001-07-29]

 * >>> PORTED TO QT-2 AND KDE2 <<<
 * completely new internal architecture
 * plugins can be located in a user directory
 * libkwave is included and no longer supported (at least by me) as
   a separate package
 * playback via aRts
 * many more bugfixes, too many to mention here...

0.5.5-1 [2001-02-23]

 * bugfix: selection across end of file no longer possible
 * bugfix: no overflow in wav header when saving large wav
   files above 268MB
   (bug reported by Sven-Steffen Arndt, ssa29@gmx.de )

0.5.5 [2000-12-01]

 * new playback handling, allows pause/continue
 * limited the playback buffer to be between 256 and 65536 bytes
   due to problems (system hang) with small playback buffers with
   16..64 bytes (might be a hardware problem)
 * introduced a toolbar for some standard operations
 * fixed some bugs concerning selection with the mouse
 * rework of the overview widget (used in main window and sonagram)
 * fixed menu command "zoom selection"
 * sonagram: saving to file, auto-brightness adjust
 * replaced QFileDialog with KFileDialog
 * tested with AMD Athlon-optimized compiler (patched pegcs)
 * some fixes for safer multithreading
 * checking for much more header files at configure time (due to a
   problem reported by issiac@evcom.net )

0.5.4-4 [2000-10-03]

 * added classes Mutex and MutexGuard
 * sonagram: set a transparent background for the image
 * added sizeHint() and minimumSize() to ScaleWidget and OverViewWidget
 * sonagram: removed (need for) SonagramContainer, using
   QGridLayout instead
 * moved SignalProxy to the mt subdirectory
 * fixed X11 synchronzation problem with SignalProxy
 * added TSS (thread-specific-storage) support to the mt classes
 * added some multithreading support classes: Thread, AsynchObject, ...
 * removed the "get" prefix from all member functions. This is the
   new KDE/QT coding style.
 * updated the online documentation to point to the new Kwave
   homepage on http://kwave.sourceforge.net/
 * class ImageView: always repaints (maybe image data has changed)
 * bugfix: selection and playpointer will not be drawn if no signal
   is loaded

0.5.4-3 [2000-09-09]

 * the sonagram window updates it's title if the signal's
   name changed
 * found a solution for the problem of synchronizing X11
   and QT in a multithreaded environment
 * fixed bug in the "Halt" function (playback)

0.5.4-2 [2000-08-20]

 * geometry/layout management for the MainWidget
 * limited the displayed height of a signal. If not all signals fit
    onto the screen, a scrollbar appears on the right side of the
    signal.
 * limited the size of the TopWidget to a reasonable
   minimum size
 * automatic dependencies for the plugins work again

0.5.4-1 [2000-07-29]

 * fixed layout of playback dialog
 * started to implement a new plugin interface
 * geometry/layout management for the sonagram settings dialog
 * formatting of selection and file time (KwavePlugin::ms2string)
 * plugins can now consist of multiple source files

0.5.4 [2000-07-12]

 * some more minor changes to the Makefiles
 * split the documentation output into "de" and "en" part
 * made symbolic links to the english help directory from the "de"
   and "default" directory during make install and uninstall and also
   in the post and postun scripts of the specfile
   The user should at least get the english help...
 * alpha version of english documentation done
 * automatic update of the revision history in the docbook file if this
   file is modified (only english version)
 * CVS is up on sourceforge.net
 * changed some header lines in this file
 * started on writing a new documentation / online help using docbook

0.5.3 [2000-06-12]

 * if a file with invalid size (e.g. recorded by "arecord") is loaded,
   shows a message and truncates the input at the end of the file
 * found out that we need ALSA support for 24 and 32 bits/sample
 * >>> playback in stereo <<<
 * selected channels (x) are mixed to the output device's channels (y)
   at playback using a x:y translation matrix with linear scaling, all
   values for x and y except zero are allowed
 * playback only for selected channels
 * rework of the settings/playback dialog (plugin)
 * heavy reword on the playback code
 * fixed severe bug in SignalManager::readWavChunk(), chrashed if there
   was data after the wav chunk

0.5.2-12 [2000-06-02]

 * copied the AsyncSync class into libgui, should be used for threadsafe
   usage of the qt library
 * moved handling of the "selected" flag from class SignalManager
   to class Signal
 * fixed selection of channels if appended or deleted

0.5.2-11 [2000-05-28]

 * included config.h in each source file (except the plugins)
 * export to ASCII for multi-channel signal (multi-channel import has
   still to be done, currently only mono)
 * fixed many memory leaks and inconsistent delete operations (e.g. used
   "delete" instead of "delete[]")
 * included support for (and tested with) the error detection and memory
   debugging tool "Insure++ Lite 4.1" (./configure --enable-insure=yes ...)
   -> thanks to ParaSoft Corporation for making this limited version of
      the tool available (http://www.parasoft.com)
 * SignalWidget uses three layers for drawing, speeds up the redraws
   after mouse selection by about factor 14(!!!) on my system :-))

0.5.2-10 [2000-05-21]

 * some minor bugfixes in the Makefiles
 * save the kwave.spec and include it into the source archive, this
   lets "rpm -ta kwave-x.x.x-x.tar.gz" work
 * wrote a new README file, moved Martin's version to README.OLD
 * RPM_OPT_FLAGS are appended to the compiler options, this lets
   pentium optimizations work :-)
 * shows a message box if loading of a file failed

0.5.2-9 [2000-05-19]

 * list of recent files is synchronized across all toplevel windows
 * fixed dozens of memory leaks, missing ASSERT constructions, missing
   variable initializations and possible divisions through zero
 * Help menu aligned to the right side (MenuRoot now is able to process
   the special command "#separator")

0.5.2-1...0.5.2-8 [...2000-05-18]

 * replaced all occurances of sprintf with snprintf, strcpy with strncpy
   (in 92 places) !
 * doesn't show any zoom factor if no signal is loaded
 * handling of channel add/delete: selection/speakers are shifted
 * changed some variables/parameters to "unsigned" (simplifies range checks)
 * beautified this file
 * beautified the whole source code according to my favorite coding style.
   -> thanks to the developers of the "Artistic Style" package,
      astyle-1.11.4-1 made good work :-)
 * fixed that annoying flicker in the help/about dialog
 * checking for sizes of char, short and int at configure time
 * globals.app will not be used (obsolete, should be removed from libkwave)
 * MessagePort will not be used (obsolete, should be removed from libkwave)
 * multiple toplevel windows are possible
 * made X toolkit parameters work (especially "-geometry")
 * bugfix concerning loading/saving 8 bit .wav-files (always unsigned !)
 * >>> COMPLETE REWORK OF THE INTERNAL COMMAND STRUCTURE <<<
   - made use of a combination of signals/slots and string messages
   - hierarchical processing: commands are are forwarded "upwards"
     until they reach a TopWidget
   - the TopWidget (highest level) dispatches the comands and forwards
     them to the lower levels

0.5.2 [2000-04-24]

 * rpm package should now be installable without conflicts and compile
   without any previous installation of kwave
 * removed the "${KDEDIR}/share/doc/HTML/default" directory from the rpm
   so that it doesn't conflict with the already existing one
 * shift+Home/shift+End selects from the current left/right position
   up to the start/end of the signal
 * bugfix in display of signal: signal is no longer inverted
 * selectrange() works now
 * the zoom factor combo box reflects the current "real" zoom factor
 * some bugfixes in menu handling / cleanups
 * complete rework of zoom and offset handling:
   - simple poly-lines instead of lowpass interpolation if zoom factor
     has less than 10 pixels per sample
   - lowpass interpolation if more than 10 pixels per sample
 * bugfix in KWaveApp: now sets globals.app to this if it was null before,
   now doesn't crash if it loads a file specified at cmdline

0.5.1-4

 * >>> now compiles and runns under RedHat 6.1 / Halloween IV <<<
   >>> as well as under SuSE 6.2                              <<<
 * version info of libkwavegui.so is set to the package's version
 * bugfix in plugins/template/Makefile.am: will not create .moc files on
   make distclean and other targets
 * compiler flags are passed through to plugin compilation
 * compiling with --no-rtti. This was necessary to compile against the
   kde libraries of RedHat that seem to contain no rtti. As a side effect
   all warnings on linking programs/libs disappeared :-)
 * configure-parameter --enable-debug has effect again
 * >>> ASCII import and export works now (mono only) <<<
 * bugfixes in some plugins, all compile now without warnings/errors
 * plugins are processed in alphabetical order
 * all plugins are automatically found and compiled
 * new target "make src.rpm" makes only the source rpm

0.5.1-3

 * display will be scrolled left or zoomed if something from the end
   of the signal is deleted
 * curve parameters of fade in / fade out work again

0.5.1-2 [2000-03-16]

 * converted many "klocale->translate(...)"s into "i18n(...)"
 * target "make messages" works again
 * converter for menus.config, creates a dummy .cpp-file that is handled
   by i18n

0.5.1-1 [2000-03-13]

 * new target "make rpm" creates binary and source RPM packages
 * fixed the shared-library-problem in the build system

0.5.1 [2000-02-28]

 * menu items can belong to groups
 * renamed SignalWidget::info to "refresh"
 * many cleanups in the header-Files in src and libgui
 * the menu management has completely been rewritten:
   - Menu, NumberedMenu and MenuCommand classes are deleted
   - new classes: MenuNode, MenuItem, MenuSub, MenuToplevel and MenuRoot
 * menu items can have icons
 * menu nodes can have unique string ids
 * special menu commands start with a "#"
 * first attempts for internationalization
 * list of recent files is sorted by time of last usage


0.5.0-1 [1999-12-27]

 * moved my modifications from the Makefiles to Makefile.am
 * included targets "make release", "make patchlevel" and some scripts

1999-12-19 (by Thomas.Eschenbacher@gmx.de)

 * remade my modifications of some Makefiles and of the configure script that
   were lost during Martin's changes
 * changed shortcut for mixpaste from CTRL-SHIFT-X to CTRL-SHIFT-C
 * added the "crop" command to the edit menu
 * made the "mixpaste" command work
 * corrected the call of "delete", now really deletes instead of cutting
   and copying the selection to the clipboard (saves clipboard content)

1999-12-18 (by mwilz@ernie.mi.uni-koeln.de)

 * changed filenames to reflect class names
 * one class per file is now the standard
 * stripped leading "Kwave" in Classnames for most Classes

1999-12-10 (by Thomas.Eschenbacher@gmx.de)

 * removed -Werror compiler option (caused trouble with configure script)
 * fixed a nasty bug in SignalManager::save that caused crashes on
   several positions in the program and libstdc++

1999-12-09 (by Thomas.Eschenbacher@gmx.de)

 * gave the destructor of SignalManager some code, this fixes
   a huge memory leak !
 * added a TODO file
 * added -Werror to the c++ compiler options when debuging enabled
 * some include file cleanups in libgui

1999-12-07 (by Thomas.Eschenbacher@gmx.de)

 * SignalManager::writeWavChunk uses buffers for writing (much faster!)
 * bugfix: caption of main window changes after "SaveAs"
 * bugfix: selected resolution takes effect
 * bugfix: caption of main window changes after "SaveAs"
 * bugfix: SignalManager::writeWavChunk now doesn't destroy the signal's
   data while saving
 * make distclean in the projekt root directory also removes zero-length
   files, *.orig, *.rej and *~ (just makes cleaner than before)
 * symbolic links to Makefile, Makefile.in and Makefile.am in the plugins
   directory are deleted with "make distclean" and rebuilt on "make"
   (changes in the referenced Makefiles in the template directory will not
   be reflected thousand times when creating a patch with diff)
 * cleanups, removed some old backup files
 * improved support for debugging accessible through
 * "configure --enable-debug=yes" (-g and -DDEBUG compiler flags)
 * rewritten big parts of Makefile.in for the plugins
 * added -O2 compiler optimization

1999-12-03 (by Thomas.Eschenbacher@gmx.de)

 * merged with Martin Wilz's version

1999-11

 * version numbering script donated by Thomas Eschenbacher
 * now using KTMainwindow for top level widgets
 * using timer to check message port -> alternative (threadsafe) message
   passing instead of signal/slot
 * labelling code rewritten, now incompatible with old releases
 * batch loading routines

1999-10

 * deleting channels works again
 * fixed savelabel dialog
 * corrected envelope dialog, string handling
 * connected many functions via the new string-based way of invocation
 * fixed some dependencies between old code and new classes
   (there's still more to do !)
 * saving should now work again
 * trimmed down Clipboard class
 * Color class as wrapper to QColor (may become independent later)
 * reworking Curve Class for creation via string, interpolation now
   uses curve objects
 * moved gui functions into a new library (libkwavegui)
 * new Classes: Parser DynamicLoader Filter (prevously was a struct)
 * moved gui-independent functions into a library (libkwave)
 * rework of dialogs into single files and single plugins
 * new calling scheme via string commands. This will allow scripting and macro
   definitions. Threading is made a whole lot easier, because a only a
   string has to be passed and gets expanded into the needed set of
   parameters in each thread
 * io functions and playback adapted to SignalManager
 * Introduction of SignalManager class for multiple channel management

0.29.5 [1998-04]

 * Just a fix for an annoying bug while zooming out

0.29.4 [1998-03]

 * removed a memory leak in playback
 * triple-checked the missing Accelerators in the Menumanager. It seems to
   be a bug in qpopmenu, I'll wait for qt to be fixed, or until a workaround
   is known
 * recent Files are updated again, while the program is running
 * kwave now keeps track of last directory saved to; for user convenience
 * reestablished selection mechanism to match versions
   before 0.29.3 and corrected some otherwise screwed-up behaviour
 * _now_ all parameters to destructors should have vanished

0.29.3 [1998-02]

 * developement has slowed down a bit, this release is not as complete as I
   wished but since 0.29.2 has a destructor with parameters accidently left
   in, and so does not compile on all systems -> here we go again...

 * reworked selection routines into a new class, code is still rather
   confusing, but seems to work
 * added checkmark functionality again
 * converted file-menus to new menu-scheme
 * added gui to mix channels together, the needed functions for mixing
   are still missing
 * Halt button by Gerhard Zintel

0.29.2

 * moved clipboard functionality to its own class
 * dynamic allocation of menu entries used by all classes but TopWidget
 * import of ascii data files

0.29.1

 * Bugfix for multichannel save. Now the saved files should work with other prgs
 * local snap to peak by Gerhard Zintel

0.29.0

 * changed version numbering and filename as suggested by
   Version 1.1 of "How To Name Things" from sunsite. The last digit will
   always mark be 0 for releases uploaded to ftp.kde.org.
 * added windowing (Hamming Hanning, Blackmann) functions
 * contribution from Gerhard Zintel displaying notes in fftview
 * Added pitch display window
 * implemented cursor and db scale for fft-view
 * added reselection and cursor change
 * added possibility of different display modes in Frequency representation
 * fixed severe quantisation bug in saving 16Bit routine, reported by ?
 * mmaping support contributed by Juhana Kouhia
 * added as new Possibility to generate Signals: pulse trains
 * added wrapper for systems with no posixthreads ->
   still needs handling by configure script
   (change Makefile for not linking libpthread and doing a define)
 * First use of multiple threads (pthreads) in some functions
 * Pitch generation now independent of additive synthesis
 * added import function for ascii files
 * Ascii label saving now also by frequency
 * Label generation according to Period Detection (autocorellation)
 * Sonagram, FFTView and Distortion-Dialog  now use ScaleWidgets
 * New ScaleWidget gives the user more information
 * Improved ProgressDialog and Interpolation class to allow multiple threads
 * fixed some minor bugs

0.28 [1998-07-15]

 * changes in curvewidget (recent point has another pixmap).
 * sorting of labels now works without overwriting of QGList::compareItems.
 * bug fix for saving selection.
 * save Block function added.
 * signal finding function in markers.cpp: gui improved.
 * some smaller bug fixes.

0.27

 * first release, but never uploaded, because ftp.kde.org was down.