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[fim-devel] fim 0.2 is out

From: Michele Martone
Subject: [fim-devel] fim 0.2 is out
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2008 20:20:41 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.11

Fim version 0.2 is out and ready for download [*]. It brings many features over 
>From the NEWS file :

 * internal windowing (with splitting, resizing, swapping) support
 * .xcf, .fig, .dia, .svg files now viewable via wrapper calls
 * introduced interactive command iteration ( in the [n]<command key> form )
 * fim will try to run under screen and over ssh now
 * custom framebuffer device, fonts and gamma are supported
 * enriched compile-time options via the ./configure script
 * vim-styled variable scoping g:,i:,v:,w: (local variables)
 * eradicated some bugs
 * introduced new variables, commands

The main 'hidden' result is the revolutioning of the original fbi code base;
now this code is much better integrated into classes, so future improvements
will be much easier to implement.

However, the next programming challenge should pose emphasis on improving the 
internal language, giving it the best usability and shaping it more Vim-ish.
Moreover, error reporting and script inspection facilities should be 

For now, let's enjoy the newly added features and improvements! 

 [*] http://download.savannah.nongnu.org/releases/fbi-improved/fim-0.2.tar.gz

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