Release Notes: Support for the USPS PLANET symbology was added. An input handling bug in the USPS POSTNET encoder was fixed.
Release Notes: The list of FNC1 exempt application identifiers in GS1 DataBar Expanded was fixed.
Release Notes: A bug in the numeric encoding of the general purpose field of RSS expanded symbols was fixed.
Release Notes: Support for UPC-E1 was added to the upce encoder.
Release Notes: The distribution file was converted to a set of PostScript named resources rather than set of procedures.
Release Notes: An ASCII-mode-only autoencoder was added to the DataMatrix symbology to simplify the use of the datamatrix encoder for common tasks.
Release Notes: The options parser of each encoder was improved to also accept a dict of options. An alttext option was added to the renlinear renderer which allows alternative human readable text to be specified.
Release Notes: The efficiency of the mask evaluation for full QR Code symbols was significantly improved.
Release Notes: A bug in the placement of error correction modules within 144x144 Data Matrix symbols was fixed.
Release Notes: The QR Code encoder was improved so that it performs mask evaluation for full mode symbols.