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New or changed in 2.60:

* 	New backend for idraw contributed by Scott Pakin <pakin@cs.uiuc.edu>
*	internal redesign in order to support the usage of the drivers from 
	other programs, not just from pstoedit. 
*	Full implementation of kshow, xshow, yshow, xyshow
*	Added -psargs option and removed -rnnxnn option
*	Added -include option
*	Fixed the linecap and linejoin problem for MIF
*	Port to RiscOS done by Rob Warner <rcw2@ukc.ac.uk>
*	winp2eap.def missing in distribution
*	Fixed a problem with .ps files that redefined showpage themselves
*	Fixed some problems related to the 'string' operator. Some
	PostScript programs used to redefine 'string'.
*	Fixed a portabiltiy problem for DecAlpha
*	Fixed some OS/2 compilation problems
*	Fixed some DEC compilation problems
*	Fixed a problem that caused pstoedit to 'draw' each character when running gs3.5x
*	Added support for Frame-specific encoding of special characters
*	Fixed an encoding bug for PDF (minus was defined twice)

New or changed in 2.50:

*	New backend for WMF, contributed by Jens Weber (rz47b7@PostAG.DE)
*	Windows GUI, contributed by Jens Weber (rz47b7@PostAG.DE)
*	direct handling of .pdf files (as input) (Thanks to ghostscript
	and the -dNOBIND option !!)

*	fixed a bug caused by ignoring the textmatrix
*	changed the pdf output so that xpdf accepts it
*	Fonts not supported by the selected backend, are now "drawn"
	automatically, as if the option -dt was given for them.
*	implemented the different show's for pdf
*	handling of reencoded fonts.
*	support for dashed lines (so far for cgm, xfig, and pdf only)
*	added workaround for bug in libg++ on some linux systems
	(Thanks to derekn@vw.ece.cmu.edu (Derek B. Noonburg)
	 and rd@berlepsch.wohnheim.uni-ulm.de (Rainer Dorsch)
	 for taking care of this linux specific problem and the workaround)
*	fixed a bug with ordering of text and lines
*	replaced usage of tmpnam by tempnam so the user can
	control the place where temp files are allocated. 
	(via TMPDIR under *nix, TMP or TEMP under DOS/Win)
*	Bold was not treated correctly in MIF backend
*	Gnuplot backend could not be called
*	zero length text caused problems with some backends
*	^M caused problems with some backends.
*	handling filenames containing \
*	fixed compile errors with some compilers in drvjava.cc
*	added support for linecaps in PDF backend

New or changed in 2.41:

*	changed makefile for DOS
*	fixed problem in pdf backend with '\' characters
*	fixed a problem with linewidth (all backends)
*	three new backends from Glenn Lewis <http://www.c2.net/~glewis/>
        	LWO (LightWave 3D)
		RIB (RenderMan)
		RPL (Real3D)

*	Piet van Oostrum <piet@cs.ruu.nl> fixed two problems in the pdf backend.
*	Added -f "pdf:-e encoding" as a temporary fix to the problem of 
	different font encodings. See also pstoedit.man.
*	Added some heuristic to calculate the MediaBox for PDF.
*	Removed writing of comments to PDF because of problems with xpdf.
*	Integrated some new features from cd1.2 library for CGM backend.
*	Added a backend to generate a Java(tm) applet
*	Some changes to compile without warnings


New or changed in 2.40:

* 	a GNUplot backend contributed by Carsten Hammer
* 	a first DXF backend contributed by Carsten Hammer
  	( a  more complete version will be available
	in one of the next release. If you have urgent
	need for it contact Wolfgang.Glunz@mchp.siemens.de )
* 	a OS/2 Metafile backend contributed by Christoph Jaeschke
* 	a PDF backend
* 	no shell script anymore. Pure C++ programm. 
* 	also runs on DOS, OS/2.
* 	tgif backend extended to support rotated text. 
	(needs tgif version >= 3.0 pl 7 )
* 	some bug fixes