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1New in 1.7:
3* Added UTF-32, UTF-32BE, UTF-32LE converters.
4* Changed CP1255, CP1258 and TCVN converters to handle combining characters.
5* Changed EUC-JP, SHIFT-JIS, CP932, ISO-2022-JP, ISO-2022-JP-2, ISO-2022-JP-1
6  converters to use fullwidth Yen sign instead of halfwidth Yen sign, and
7  fullwidth tilde instead of halfwidth tilde.
8* Upgraded EUC-TW, ISO-2022-CN, ISO-2022-CN-EXT converters to Unicode 3.1.
9* Changed the GB18030 converter to not reject unassigned and private-use
10  Unicode characters.
11* Fixed a bug in the byte order mark treatment of the UCS-4 decoder.
12* The manual pages are now distributed also in HTML format.
14New in 1.6:
15* The iconv program's -f and -t options are now optional.
16* Many more transliterations.
17* Added CP862 converter.
18* Changed the GB18030 converter.
19* Portability to DOS with DJGPP.
21New in 1.5:
22* Added an iconv(1) program.
23* New locale dependent encodings "char", "wchar_t".
24* Transliteration is now off by default. Use a //TRANSLIT suffix to enable it.
25* The JOHAB encoding is documented again.
26* Changed a few mappings in the CP950 converter.
28New in 1.4:
29* Added GB18030, BIG5HKSCS converters.
30* Portability to OS/2 with emx+gcc.
32New in 1.3:
33* Added UCS-2BE, UCS-2LE, UCS-4BE, UCS-4LE converters.
34* Fixed the definition of EILSEQ on SunOS4.
35* Fixed a build problem on OSF/1.
36* Support for building as a shared library on Win32.
38New in 1.2:
39* Added UTF-16BE and UTF-16LE converters.
40* Changed the UTF-16 encoder.
41* Fixed the treatment of tab characters in the UTF-7 converter.
42* Fixed an internal error when output buffer was not large enough.
44New in 1.1:
45* Added ISO-8859-16 converter.
46* Added CP932 converter, a variant of SHIFT-JIS.
47* Added CP949 converter, a variant of EUC-KR.
48* Improved the ISO-2022-CN-EXT converter: It now covers the ISO-IR-165 range.
49* Updated the ISO-8859-8 conversion table.
50* The JOHAB encoding is deprecated and not documented any more.
51* Fixed two build problems: 1. "make -n check" failed. 2. When libiconv was
52  already installed, "make" failed.
54New in 1.0:
55* Added transliteration facilities.
56* Added a test suite.
57* Fixed the iconv(3) manual page and function: the return value was not
58  described correctly.
59* Fixed a bug in the CP1258 decoder: invalid bytes now yield EILSEQ instead of
60  U+FFFD.
61* Fixed a bug in the Georgian-PS encoder: accept U+00E6.
62* Fixed a bug in the EUC-JP encoder: reject 0x8E5C and 0x8E7E.
63* Fixed a bug in the KSC5601 and JOHAB converters: they recognized some Hangul
64  characters at some invalid code positions.
65* Fixed a bug in the EUC-TW decoder; it was severely broken.
66* Fixed a bug in the CP950 converter: it recognized a dubious BIG5 range.
68New in 0.3:
69* Reduced the size of the tables needed for the JOHAB converter.
70* Portability to Win32.
72New in 0.2:
73* Added KOI8-RU, CP850, CP866, CP874, CP950, ISO-2022-CN-EXT, GBK and
74  ISO-2022-JP-1 converters.
75* Added MACINTOSH as an alias for MAC-ROMAN.
76* Added ASMO-708 as an alias for ISO-8859-6.
77* Added ELOT_928 as an alias for ISO-8859-7.
78* Improved the EUC-TW converter: Treat CNS 11643 plane 3.
79* Improved the ISO-2022-KR and EUC-KR converters: Hangul characters are
80  decomposed into Jamo when needed.
81* Improved the CP932 converter.
82* Updated the CP1133, MULELAO-1 and ARMSCII-8 mappings.
83* The EUC-JP and SJIS converters now cover the user-defined range.
84* Fixed a possible buffer overrun in the JOHAB converter.
85* Fixed a bug in the UTF-7, ISO-2022-*, HZ decoders: a shift sequence a the
86  end of the input no longer gives an error.
87* The HZ encoder now always terminates its output in the ASCII state.
88* Use a perfect hash table for looking up the aliases.
90New in 0.1:
91* Portability to Linux/glibc-2.0.x, Linux/libc5, OSF/1, FreeBSD.
92* Fixed a bug in the EUC-JP decoder. Extended the ISO-2022-JP-2 converter.
93* Made TIS-620 mapping consistent with glibc-2.1.
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