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1 : monnier 2 eXene-1.0 (released ???)
2 :     ------------------------
3 :    
4 :     GLOBAL CHANGES
5 :     - changed uses of System.Unsafe.
6 :     [07/11/97]
7 :    
8 :     - various minor changes to track basis clean-up in SML/NJ.
9 :     [06/11/97]
10 :    
11 :     - various minor changes to conform with SML'97 type sharing rules.
12 :     [05/22/97]
13 :    
14 :     - various minor changes to use Real.== instead of polymorphic equality
15 :     (which doesn't work anymore).
16 :     [12/10/96]
17 :    
18 :     - modified sources to compile against SML'96 and the latest version of CML.
19 :     [08/01/96]
20 :    
21 :     STYLES
22 :     - fixed bug in parsing code.
23 :     [04/07/97]
24 :    
25 :     GRAPHICS UTILITIES
26 : monnier 29 - created the GetDpy structure to provide support for getting the
27 :     display and authentication information for an application. This
28 :     code was taken from the RunEXene structure in the widget utilities.
29 :     [01/27/98]
30 :    
31 : monnier 2 - fixed alignment bug in X authorization code.
32 :     [04/07/97]
33 :    
34 :     LIBRARY CHANGES
35 :     - Fixed a bug introduced in SML/NJ 109.30, where the open connection
36 :     request had bogus data in it.
37 :     [08/11/97]
38 :    
39 :     - Fixed a bug in the encoding of PolyText8 requests.
40 :     [04/08/97]
41 :    
42 :     - One can now use symbolic host names when connecting to servers.
43 :     [08/01/96]
44 :    
45 :     WIDGET CHANGES
46 : monnier 139 - Removed old-style imperative type variables from signatures in 2D structured
47 :     graphics library.
48 :     [07/15/98]
49 :    
50 :     - Added 2D structured graphics canvas widget (widgets/fancy/2d-graphics).
51 : monnier 106 [05/22/98]
52 :    
53 : monnier 2 - Added RunEXene.parseDisplay.
54 :     [04/07/97]
55 :    
56 :     - RunEXene.run and RunEXene.runWArgs now look for the DISPLAY shell variable
57 :     instead of EXENE_DISPLAY.
58 :     [08/01/96]
59 :    
60 :    
61 :     eXene-0.5 (released ???)
62 :     ------------------------
63 :    
64 :     GLOBAL CHANGES
65 :     - modified sources to use the Char and String interfaces from the
66 :     new standard basis.
67 :     [11/15/94]
68 :    
69 :     LIBRARY CHANGES
70 :     - added partial fix to handle sequence numbers > 2^16; still need to synchronize
71 :     with server when # of requests greatly exceeds replies.
72 :     [02/01/95]
73 :    
74 :     - add clause to catch Fail exceptions in the wrapper code for XDebug.xspawn.
75 :     [12/06/94]
76 :    
77 :     - added charWidth to the Font structure, and cleaned up the various
78 :     width computing functions in lib/window/font-base.sml.
79 :     [11/26/94]
80 :    
81 :     - added withdrawWin to eXeneWin for ICCC-compliant unmapping of top-level
82 :     windows.
83 :     [11/09/94]
84 :    
85 :     - added rgbOfColor to eXeneBase for extracting the RGB of a color so that
86 :     the shading colors (for 3D) can be computed.
87 :     [09/21/94]
88 :    
89 :     - fixed a bug in protocol/xdisplay.sml, where the connection file descriptor
90 :     was not being closed when the server refuses the connection.
91 :     [08/26/94]
92 :    
93 :     - added the authentication datatype to EXeneBase and added an authentication
94 :     parameter to the openDisplay operation.
95 :     [06/08/94]
96 :    
97 :     - added position and time information to MOUSE_Enter and MOUSE_Leave
98 :     events. We may want to make mouse events carry more uniform information.
99 :     [06/03/94]
100 :    
101 :     - made a bunch of changes to better support properties. Renamed the type
102 :     XProtTypes.property to prop_val, and removed the name field. Added
103 :     a property server to monitor property changes.
104 :     [03/29/94]
105 :    
106 :     - added maxReqLen to allow applications to find out the maximum
107 :     request length supported by a display.
108 :     [03/29/94]
109 :    
110 :     - renamed Drawing.tileBlt to Drawing.textureBlt, and added a new function,
111 :     called tileBlt, which does a pixelBlt using the tile as a source.
112 :     [03/18/94]
113 :    
114 :     - created a per display connection server for managing communications
115 :     related to selections. This also required a couple of minor changes
116 :     to the protocol implementation.
117 :     [03/11/94]
118 :    
119 :     - created a per display connection atom table, for caching interned atoms.
120 :     The standard atom definitions moved from xatom.sml to std-atoms.sml.
121 :     [10/26/93]
122 :    
123 :     - fixed bug in Geometry.clipPt.
124 :     [07/12/93]
125 :    
126 :     - fixed bug in XDebug.xspawn that caused the trace-server's ID to be reported
127 :     instead of the spawned thread.
128 :     [04/12/93]
129 :    
130 :     - modified XDebug.xspawn to report thread exiting on the xspawn trace module,
131 :     and to unwatch normally exiting threads. Also, turn on the XDebug.errorTM
132 :     trace module.
133 :     [03/28/93]
134 :    
135 :     - added Font.substrWidth for computing the width of a substring.
136 :     [03/27/93]
137 :    
138 :     - added general function to change window attributes (EXeneWin.changeAttrs)
139 :     [03/26/93]
140 :    
141 :     - added EXeneWin.setBackground
142 :     [03/25/93]
143 :    
144 :     GRAPHICS UTILITIES
145 :     - added XAuth structure to provide support for getting authentication
146 :     data needed when opening a display.
147 :     [06/08/94]
148 :    
149 :     - added BitmapIO functor that supports reading and writing depth-1 images
150 :     in the X11 format.
151 :     [02/18/93]
152 :    
153 :     WIDGET CHANGES
154 :     - added openFont to the Widget structure.
155 :     [11/27/94]
156 :    
157 :     - created the EXeneRun utility structure for a higher-level way to invoke
158 :     eXene applications.
159 :     [07/16/94]
160 :    
161 :     - added an authentication parameter to the mkRoot operation.
162 :     [06/08/94]
163 :    
164 :     - added setCursor and setBackground to Canvas structure to allow those window
165 :     attributes of a canvas to be changed.
166 :     [03/28/94]
167 :    
168 :     - fixed a race condition in the canvas widget.
169 :     [04/12/93]
170 :    
171 :     - modified box_item datatype declaration in BoxLayout to allow use of
172 :     newconreps.
173 :     [03/28/93]
174 :    
175 :     - modified Background widget to use EXeneWin.setBackground.
176 :     [03/26/93]
177 :    
178 :     - added colorOf function to Widget structure; shorthand for
179 :     colorOfScr (screenOf root) colorspec (widget.sml).
180 :     [02/19/93]
181 :    
182 :     - changed default scrollbar cursor color to gray; correctly handles
183 :     monochrome displays (scrollbar.sml, scroll-view.sml).
184 :     [02/19/93]
185 :    
186 :    
187 :     eXene-0.4 (released 02/17/93)
188 :     -----------------------------
189 :    
190 :     GLOBAL CHANGES
191 :     - changed type naming convention to remove "_t" suffix.
192 :     [02/09/93]
193 :    
194 :     - modified source to use SML/NJ Library (v. 0.1). A couple of the interfaces
195 :     are different from the util-lib versions.
196 :     [02/03/93]
197 :    
198 :     LIBRARY CHANGES
199 :     - modified XDebug structure to use the trace modules provided by TraceCML.
200 :     Also modified various clients of XDebug.
201 :     [02/10/93]
202 :    
203 :     - exposed WindowNotFound exception in EXeneBase.
204 :     [02/10/93]
205 :    
206 :     - changed lib-level hashing functions to use SML/NJ Library hash tables.
207 :     [02/09/93]
208 :    
209 :     - added encodeSendEvent to XRequest, and send_evt_to_t type to XProtTypes.
210 :     Created the XSendEvent structure, which contains routines for encoding
211 :     SendEvent requests (currently only encodeSendSelectionNotify).
212 :     [11/20/92]
213 :    
214 :     - modified lib/protocol/xdisplay.sml to retry connection upto 5 times.
215 :     [11/17/92]
216 :    
217 :     - open EXene structure using explicit structure assignments, so as not to
218 :     confuse source groups.
219 :    
220 :     - Always create GC server for depth 1 pixmaps (patch for IBM X bug) (display.sml)
221 :    
222 :     - Fixed parity error in internAtom and lookupAtom (xatoms.sml)
223 :    
224 :     - Added black and white color_spec_t to EXeneBase (abstract.sml,exene-base.sml)
225 :     - Added createImageFromTile function to EXeneBase (exene-base.sml,image.sml)
226 :    
227 :     - Removed alloc-type window creation routines (window.sml,exene-win.sml)
228 :    
229 :     - Added function createTransientWin (window.sml,exene-win.sml,xprops.sml)
230 :    
231 :     - Added function setWMProtocols (window.sml,exene-win.sml,xprops.sml)
232 :    
233 :     (2 November 1992)
234 :    
235 :     - split lib/window/window.sml into window-sig.sml and window.sml.
236 :    
237 :     - added background and border color fields to representation of windows.
238 :     This is necessary to avoid premature deallocation of those color
239 :     cells, once color finalization is implemented.
240 :    
241 :     - changed "Drawing.autoflush" to "Drawing.feedback"
242 :    
243 :     - Implemented a new, more abstract, color model. Each screen has a color
244 :     server that maps abstract color specifications (color_spec_t) to
245 :     an abstract representation of colors (color_t). The pixel type is no
246 :     longer visible to the user level.
247 :    
248 :     - Added number of buffered messages count to mapped state of draw-master.
249 :    
250 :     - Added Font.charPositions to return per character positions of a string.
251 :    
252 :     - Fixed race condition by adding buffering to the top-level
253 :     window server.
254 :    
255 :     - XDisplay structure now contains a field for the X server's
256 :     maximum request size.
257 :    
258 :     - Image can now be more than 1 plane deep, using XY format.
259 :     Images and their ascii representations now require a list of
260 :     lists instead of a list.
261 :     bm2mlx-template.c modified to reflect the new format.
262 :    
263 :     - Function createImageFromPixmap added.
264 :    
265 :     - Bounding box function bbox added to Geometry.
266 :    
267 :     - Bugs in intersection and union in Geometry fixed.
268 :    
269 :     - Race condition between drawing on a pixmap and destroying the
270 :     pixmap eliminated.
271 :    
272 :     - Bug in createTileFromPixmap fixed.
273 :    
274 :     - MOUSE_Enter/MOUSE_Leave events now generated.
275 :    
276 :     - FirstDown & LastUp messages added to mouse_msg_t.
277 :    
278 :     - fixed bug in HashUtil.remove
279 :    
280 :     - added checks to guarantee that values constructed using concrete
281 :     datatypes lie in allowed ranges for the X protocol. Added related
282 :     exceptions BadRGB, BadDrawParameter, BadPenParameter, BadWindowGeometry
283 :     and BadPixmapParameter.
284 :    
285 :     - NoColorCell exception added to EXeneBase (and Color), for attempts to
286 :     allocate a new color cell when the color map is full.
287 :    
288 :     - Immutable tiles are now used where pixmaps used to be allowed.
289 :    
290 :     GRAPHICS UTILITIES
291 :     - Added routine for generating general ellipses.
292 :     [10/05/92]
293 :    
294 :     - Fixed bug in spline code concerning when line is flat enough.
295 :     [10/03/92]
296 :    
297 :     - Spline code has been moved into the graphics utility directory
298 :     (lib/graph_util).
299 :     [10/03/92]
300 :    
301 :     - Added routines for drawing/filling rounded rectangles.
302 :     [09/03/92]
303 :    
304 :     WIDGET CHANGES
305 :     - The BadArgument exceptions in Box, Pile and WidgetSet are
306 :     changed to BadIndex (box.sml, pile.sml, widget-set.sml).
307 :     [02/12/93]
308 :    
309 :     - The AlreadyRealized exception from Widget is now exposed (widget.sml).
310 :     [02/12/93]
311 :    
312 :     - The getChildEnv function in Router now raises a NotFound
313 :     exception if the environment is not in the table (router.sml).
314 :     [02/12/93]
315 :    
316 :     - A shell widget now deletes its own window and becomes a zombie
317 :     when it receives a KillReq from its child (shell.sml).
318 :     [02/12/93]
319 :    
320 :     - The bounds function for str_edit is more correctly and efficiently
321 :     handled. It is also no flexible in the x dimension (str-edit.sml).
322 :     [02/12/93]
323 :    
324 :     - Unnecessary case "013" removed from echo server (vtty.sml)
325 :     [02/12/93]
326 :    
327 :     - Field name "rad" changed to "radius" in mkToggleCircle (toggle.sml)
328 :     [02/12/93]
329 :    
330 :     - Many widget exceptions replaced by LibBase.BadArg (slider.sml,
331 :     scrollbar.sml, divider.sml, button-view.sml, str-edit.sml,
332 :     widget.sml, frame.sml, viewport-sig.sml, viewport.sml
333 :     [02/12/93]
334 :    
335 :     - Exceptions BadWidth and MultipleChoices exposed in text-list.sml
336 :     [02/11/93]
337 :    
338 :     - Unused exception BadWidth removed from color-rect.sml
339 :     [02/11/93]
340 :    
341 :     - setWMHints function added to Shell
342 :    
343 :     - type generators added for types defined by type abbreviation:
344 :     wm_args_t, hints_t (shell.sml), bounds_t (widget.sml),
345 :     list_item_t (text-list.sml), set_item_t (widget-set.sml),
346 :     whereFn_t (simple-menu.sml)
347 :    
348 :     - Added code to prevent possible deadlock dealing with child CO
349 :     events (widget.sml, shell.sml, box.sml, shape.sml, field-edit.sml)
350 :    
351 :     (11 November 1992)
352 :    
353 :     - Fixed bugs in vtty.sml, toggle-ctrl.sml
354 :    
355 :     (10 November 1992)
356 :    
357 :     - Added WidgetSet structure (widget-set.sml); new version of
358 :     TextList using WidgetSet
359 :    
360 :     (5 November 1992)
361 :     - The widget library assumes util-lib library loaded
362 :    
363 :     - Added mkTransientShell and removed setWMHints from Shell
364 :    
365 :     - Added wstate_t type to Widget; replaces button_state_t
366 :    
367 :     - Added sameRoot function to Widget
368 :    
369 :     - Made widgets abstract, with equality function.
370 :    
371 :     - Removed window attributes for widgets. The wrapCreate function
372 :     was changed accordingly. Also, removed setBackground function
373 :     from Widget; use new background widget instead
374 :    
375 :     - Added several utility functions to Widget: okaySize, compatibleDim,
376 :     compatibleSize
377 :    
378 :     - Added ignoreMouse, ignoreKey functions for widgets
379 :    
380 :     - Toggles now take an initial state; in addition, a toggle now
381 :     fires its action routine if its state is changed under program control
382 :    
383 :     - Sliders now take an initial state; in addition, there are now functions for
384 :     setting the state, plus querying the state and scale
385 :    
386 :     - The function mkSBLayout has been moved to its own structure ScrollLayout
387 :    
388 :     - TextList replaces the ListWidget structure. The user can now
389 :     specify an initial state for the items.
390 :    
391 :     - mkColorRect has been added to implement simple colored rectangular regions.
392 :    
393 :     - A background_t widget has been added to implement backgrounds for widgets
394 :    
395 :     - Where possible, composite widgets no longer need a root
396 :     argument (structures Frame, ScrollPort, Shape)
397 :    
398 :     - The Box structure now produces a box_layout_t, rather than a widget_t.
399 :     (There is the usual widgetOf function.) In addition, one can now
400 :     insert, delete, map, and unmap "boxes" in the top level of the box
401 :     hierarchy
402 :    
403 :     - A Pile structure has been added. This implements a pile_t type, which
404 :     maintains a collection of widgets, only one of which is visible at
405 :     a time. Widgets can be inserted and deleted from piles.
406 :    
407 :     (2 November 1992)
408 :    
409 :     - modified str-edit.sml to allow character values in the range
410 :     [0xa0-0xff].
411 :    
412 :     - Color type introduced to allow multiple representations; currently
413 :     supports RGB and pixel. [NOTE: this has been moved to the library
414 :     level]
415 :    
416 :     - New widgets : Divider, MenuButton, ViewPort, ScrollPort
417 :    
418 :     - Label views, text button views and list items
419 :     reimplemented to use common text glyph.
420 :    
421 :     - Frames provide dynamic control of frame color.
422 :    
423 :     - Labels provide a font option, and dynamic control of colors.
424 :    
425 :     - Bugs fixed in scrollbar widges.
426 :    
427 :     - Signature of Shape module changed, and two new functions mkRigid
428 :     and mkFlex added.
429 :    
430 :     - Character insertion and deletion added to TextWidget
431 :    
432 :     - The Widget module now provides filter functions for the input streams,
433 :     and a function to alter the background of a widget.
434 :    
435 :     - Toggle and button protocol has changed. Command and toggle buttons
436 :     register a change on button up, not on button down. If button up
437 :     occurs off the widget, no change is registered. Event streams for
438 :     general buttons now terminate with either button up or exit, the latter
439 :     indicating the mouse has left the widget. Buttons and toggles also now
440 :     provide active/inactive state.
441 :    
442 :    
443 :     eXene-0.3 (released 12/03/91)
444 :     -----------------------------
445 :    
446 :     GLOBAL CHANGES:
447 :     - eXene is now based on CML-0.9.4; this very required minor changes to
448 :     eXene (now using 0.9.6).
449 :    
450 :     - ported to SML/NJ 0.71. Most changes were a result of the Array structure
451 :     not being open by default, and by Array.sub no longer being an infix operator.
452 :     Changed the representation of pen_t values to use immutable vectors.
453 :    
454 :     LIBRARY CHANGES
455 :     - fixed typechecking problem in protocol/xdisplay.sml that was exposed
456 :     by SML/NJ 0.70.
457 :    
458 :     - replaced draw_dst_t datatype with abstract drawable_t type. This is
459 :     part of the support for rubber-banding.
460 :    
461 :     - fixed xio.sml bug caused by a faulty understanding of the sequencing
462 :     semantics of the protocol.
463 :    
464 :     - fixed bugs in gc-server.sml and draw-master.sml reported by Huimin Lin
465 :     (huimin@@cogs.susx.ac.uk).
466 :    
467 :     - fixed bug in HashUtil.mapList
468 :    
469 :     - changed remove function for hash tables to return the removed item. This
470 :     affected the hash tables defined in util/{hash-util.sml,hash-xid.sml},
471 :     window/hash-window.sml and user/eXene-base.sml.
472 :    
473 :     - added window-tree locking mechanism to the window registry.
474 :    
475 :     - modified asynchronous blt operations to use a promise-style implementation.
476 :    
477 :     - added updatePen operation for functional updates of pens.
478 :    
479 :     - added createOverlay to support rubber-banding.
480 :    
481 :     - new Spline module providing functions to compute Bezier cubic sections,
482 :     and open and closed B-splines.
483 :    
484 :     - added copyBlt and copyBltEvt.
485 :    
486 :     - fixed bug in decoding font info in xreply.sml (wrong offset)
487 :    
488 :     WIDGET CHANGES
489 :     - fixed possible deadlock arising from parent not always servicing a child's
490 :     CO event. This affected box.sml and field-edit.sml.
491 :    
492 :     - added new text list widget. The widget provides a vertical or horizontal
493 :     display of text items, and events associated with the user choosing items.
494 :    
495 :     - the ButtonView structure now provides a new view mkTextBtn, which
496 :     generalizes mkLabelBtn (rectangular buttons with string labels) by
497 :     allowing the programmer to specify the border width and text alignment
498 :     within the button.
499 :    
500 :     - fixed bug in Frame widget that was causing deadlock.
501 :    
502 :     - the SimpleMenu module has seen various bug fixes and style
503 :     changes, as well as the addition of a low-level menu routine
504 :     for providing pop-up menus within widgets.
505 :    
506 :     - there is now a working vtty widget (thanks to Thomas Yan for finishing
507 :     our code)
508 :    
509 :     - the Canvas widget now provides a drawable, so that the library drawing
510 :     routines can be used.
511 :    
512 :    
513 :     eXene-0.2 (released 4/27/91)
514 :     -----------------------------
515 :    
516 :     LIBRARY CHANGES
517 :     - added absolute screen coordinates to mouse event messages
518 :    
519 :     - added tileBlt operation to Drawing
520 :    
521 :     - fixed GraphicsExpose/NoExpose problem. Drawing.bitblt and Drawing.tileBlt
522 :     will raise the exception Exposures, if part of the source is unavailable.
523 :     Also, the PV_Exposures field for pens has been eliminated.
524 :    
525 :     - destroyWindow is now handled by the draw-master, which avoids a race
526 :     with any pending drawing requests on the window. This was a problem
527 :     with popup windows.
528 :    
529 :     - added Geometry.inside; test if a rectangle is inside another
530 :    
531 :     - fixed bug in encodePolyRects, etc.
532 :    
533 :     - changed DrawMaster to group adjacent drawing requests that use the same pen.
534 :    
535 :     - fixed the shutdown deadlock that was causing the "eXene-shutdown timeout"
536 :     message.
537 :    
538 :     WIDGET CHANGES
539 :     - fixed deadlock in widgets/router.sml
540 :    
541 :     - added tileBlt operation to Canvas widget
542 :    
543 :     - the menu widget is fixed
544 :    
545 :     - there is now a text widget
546 :    
547 :     - there is a text-field edit widget
548 :    
549 :     - the bounds_t type has been redefined; see the manual for details.
550 :    
551 :     - the box/glue layouts have been re-implemented. Also, the layout semantics
552 :     have changed; see the manual for details.
553 :    
554 :     - the type of Widget.wrapCreate has changed; point_t and size_t arguments were
555 :     bundled into a rect_t argument.
556 :    
557 :     - additional button views have been added.
558 :    
559 :     - the shell widget now provides application access to window manager
560 :     hints. In addition, the shell automatically registers size hints
561 :     with the window manager.
562 :    
563 :     EXAMPLES
564 :     - the examples have been updated to use some of the new library features
565 :    
566 :     - a simple example of the menu widget has been added
567 :    
568 :     - a calculator has been implemented using the widget set.
569 :    
570 :    
571 :     eXene-0.1 (released 3/19/91)
572 :     -----------------------------
573 :     This was the first release

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