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Batik 1.1 release available

From: Vincent Hardy <vincent.hardy@sun.com>
Date: Thu, 06 Dec 2001 16:41:52 +0100
Message-ID: <3C0F91C0.4CCE6A75@sun.com>
To: www-svg@w3.org

The Batik team is pleased to announce the availability of the 1.1
release of the Batik software:


Despite the minor revision number increase since 1.0, there have been
large improvements to the Batik software:

- Performance, 

    Processing time and memory requirements for displaying SVG
    documents has been improved.  The convertion of SVG documents
    to other formats has also been accelerated (greatly for PNG).

- Quality, 

    Large increase of the test effort.

- Features, 
    This release has implemented the remaining static features
    from the SVG specification (e.g., xml:base, improved text support,
    improved conditional processing support and complete CSS support).

There is a log of all the improvements since the 1.0 release at:


The new version is available at:

1. Binary distribution: 

2. Source distribution:

The Batik team is excited to now turn to the implementation of the
SVG 1.0 dynamic features it does not support yet: scripting and 
SMIL animation.

If you'd like to report bugs or request API changes/improvements,
you can either post to the user list (batik-users@xml.apache.org)
developer list (batik-dev@xml.apache.org) or enter a bug in Bugzilla 
under the Batik project at:


On behalf of the Batik team,
Vincent Hardy.
Received on Thursday, 6 December 2001 10:40:34 UTC

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