Release Notes: Support for vertical writing systems was added. Performance when rendering layouts multiple times was improved. New Thai, Indic, and Arabic language engines were introduced, improving line breaking and cursor positioning in their respective languages. Since the last development release, font selection for space characters was improved, documentation was improved, and some fixes to the build system were made.
Release Notes: This release fixes premature stopping of ellipsization and missing background color rendering.
Release Notes: Vertical text support was finished. Several Hangul bugs were fixed. The public API was cleaned up for backwards compatibility. New public API functions were added for vertical text support, for matrix conversion, and for unit conversion. Several bugs were fixed.
Release Notes: Basic support for vertical text was added. A new public API was introduced. A Thai language engine was added. The Indic module, shaper, and language engines were improved. Various optimizations were made. Several bugs were fixed.
Release Notes: A Thai language engine was added. The Indic module was improved. Several bugs were fixed.
Release Notes: Thread safety was improved, though still not totally ensured. An out-of-bounds array access was fixed. The Indic shaper and the Arabic language engine were improved.
Release Notes: More Indic fixes were made. Minor compilation problems were fixed. Simple Arabic and Indic language engines were added.
Release Notes: This release fixes several font rendering bugs, mostly for Indic.
Release Notes: The Unicode character database was updated to 5.0.0. Indic rendering was improved. Various bugs were fixed, and documentation was improved.