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  •  27 Sep 2007 14:26

    Release Notes: This is a bugfix release for the 2.3 series which, among other small improvements, makes FreeType much more robust in handling invalid and corrupted font files. All users should upgrade.

    •  06 Apr 2005 19:18

    No changes have been submitted for this release.

    •  24 Feb 2004 14:20

    Release Notes: This release contains many important bugfixes and changes, including API changes. The optional unpatented hinting system for TrueType is added. It is updated to the latest libtool version and includes fixes for the build and install system.

    •  24 Feb 2004 14:14

    No changes have been submitted for this release.

    •  15 Apr 2003 17:37

    Release Notes: This release contains several bugfixes and feature enhancements.

    •  12 Jan 2003 22:08

    No changes have been submitted for this release.

    •  15 Aug 2002 22:58

    Release Notes: This releases contains a few important bugfixes that make it the first release in the 2.1.x development branch to safely replace a stable installation of FreeType on any system. The cache sub-system has also been optimized to drastically improve its performance.

    •  02 May 2002 10:05

    Release Notes: The TrueType bytecode interpreter has been fixed to produce exactly the same output as FreeType 1.x. The parsing of accelerator tables in the PCF font driver was fixed. The Type1 glyph loader routine used to compute the font's maximum advance width was fixed.

    •  01 Apr 2002 21:12

    Release Notes: Fixes for compiler warnings, documentation updates to indicate the new FT_Library_Version API, the small quality improvement in the Postscript hinter, and to return the library's current version in dynamic links, a fix for another bug related to the ascender/descender/text height of Postscript fonts, updating to libtool 1.4.2, fixing the loader so that it accepts broken fonts like "foxjump.ttf" (which made FreeType crash when trying to load them), and improvements to the name table parser to be able to load Windows-encoded entries before Macintosh or Unicode ones.

    •  13 Feb 2002 08:52

    Release Notes: This release fixes a small but nasty bug in "" which caused the "freetype-config" script to fail on Unix.


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