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ANN: Back-0.11.0


From: Gregory John Casamento
Subject: ANN: Back-0.11.0
Date: Tue, 29 Aug 2006 00:43:35 -0700 (PDT)

1 ANNOUNCE
**********

This is version 0.11.0 of the GNUstep GUI Backend (`gnustep-back').

1.1 What is the GNUstep GUI Backend?
====================================

It is a back-end component for the GNUstep GUI Library.  The
implementation of the GNUstep GUI Library is designed in two parts.  The
first part is the front-end component which is independent of platform
and display system.  This front-end is combined with a back-end
component which handles all of the display system dependent such as
specific calls to the X Window System.  This design allows the GNUstep
applications to have the "look and feel" of the underlying display
system without any changes to the application, and the library can be
easily ported to other display systems.

   The GNUstep GUI Backend is for platforms using the X-Window System or
Window's Systems. It works via a DPS emulation engine to emulate the
DPS functions required by the front-end system.

1.2 Noteworthy changes in version `0.11.0'
==========================================

Bugfixes to art and xlib.

   There was some work on the Windows backend for the GDI interface by
Christopher Armstrong.

1.3 Where can you get it?  How can you compile it?
==================================================

The gstep-back-0.11.0.tar.gz distribution file has been placed at
`ftp://ftp.gnustep.org/pub/gnustep/core'.

1.4 Where do I send bug reports?
================================

Bug reports can be sent to the GNUstep bug list <address@hidden>

1.5 Obtaining GNU Software
==========================

Check out the GNUstep web site. (`http://www.gnustep.org/') and the GNU
web site. (`http://www.gnu.org/')


 
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Gregory John Casamento


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