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GNU Typist 2.9.5 released
     posted by edam, Tue 12 Aug 2014 09:06:05 AM UTC

This is a bug fix release.

Changes in 2.9.5:

  - improved CPM/WPM calculation precision
  - fix for Colemak lesson, thanks to Ashley Whetter
  - fix for Q series, thanks to Olu Niyi-Awosusi
  - fix for Colemak lesson (updated top 1000 most frequently used words)
  - updated simplified Chinese translation, thanks to Wei Mingzhi

Sources for this release can be downloaded here:

  ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gtypist/gtypist-2.9.5.tar.gz

GNU Typist 2.9.4 released
     posted by edam, Sun 02 Feb 2014 01:31:05 PM UTC

This is a bug fix release.

Changes in 2.9.4:

  - fix for Colemak lesson, thanks to Ashley Whetter
  - libintl is now an external requirement
  - libtinfo is now linked against, as required
  - minor documentation fixes

Sources for this release can be downloaded here:

  ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gtypist/gtypist-2.9.4.tar.gz

GNU Typist 2.9.3 released
     posted by edam, Fri 07 Jun 2013 01:36:18 PM UTC

This is a bug fix release.

Changes in 2.9.3:
- fix for Alt+some key being treated as ESCAPE and clearing drills (reported by Chris Jones)
- updates to the ktouch lesson import script, based on a patch submitted by Alexei Matveev)
- updates to lessons imported from ktouch (fixes issue with lines over 80 characters causing errors, amongst [...]

GNU Typist 2.9.2 released
     posted by edam, Mon 17 Dec 2012 05:12:41 PM UTC

This is a bug fix release.

Changes in 2.9.2:
    - fix collision between unicode 0x107 (c with accent) and KEY_BACKSPACE (Reported by Kalthor)
    - change documentation licence so that there are no invariant sections

Sources for this release can be downloaded here:
  ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gtypist/gtypist-2.9.2.tar.gz

GNU Typist 2.9.1 released
     posted by edam, Mon 28 Nov 2011 08:53:13 PM UTC

This is a bug fix release.

Changes in 2.9.1:
    - Native Language Support added on Windows
    - fixed support for UTF-8 on Windows
    - re-added vim syntax highlighting and updated manual
    - updated Polish translation, thanks to Jakub Bogusz
    - several fixes to the build system

Sources for this release can be downloaded here:
  ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gtypist/gtypist-2.9.1.tar.gz

GNU Typist 2.9 released
     posted by edam, Mon 31 Oct 2011 11:14:16 PM UTC

This release contains several new features, the most important of which is surely full UTF-8 support. Most GNU/Linux distributions now come with terminals set to use UTF-8. This should fix the configuration problems that non-US-ASCII users have been having. [...]

GNU Typist 2.9beta1 released [beta]
     posted by edam, Mon 03 Oct 2011 01:06:39 AM UTC

We're pleased to announce GNU Typist 2.9beta1.

This is a test release and should not be used in a production environment. The purpose of this test release is to get a broader range of people to try out the next version of gtypist before it is released properly. [...]

GNU Typist 2.8.5 released
     posted by edam, Fri 08 Apr 2011 03:13:25 PM UTC

This is a bug fix release.

Changes in 2.8.5:
- Fixed an issue that prevented installation.
- Corrected a minor typo in a lesson.

GNU Typist 2.8.4 released
     posted by edam, Mon 28 Feb 2011 10:11:09 PM UTC

This is a bug fix release.

Changes in 2.8.4:
- Bug fixed where pressing escape at some prompts could segfault, depending on the script.
- A few typos corrected in lessons.

This release of GNU Typist is the first in the care of its new maintainer, Tim Marston. I'm pleased to be the project's new steward and I'll be working towards gtypist 2.9.

New maintainer, etc.
     posted by pgoins, Thu 01 May 2008 09:31:09 AM UTC

GNU Typist now has a new maintainer: Paul Goins.

A new release of gtypist is expected sometime within the next month.  This will mostly be bug fixes and other changes which have been sitting in CVS but have not been properly released, though there may be one or two other things as well.  The next version of gtypist will be released under the [...]


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GNU Typist 2.7 released posted by michaelo, Tue 30 Sep 2003 06:53:20 AM UTC

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