bryce at kemper.freedesktop.org
Mon Sep 22 15:07:13 PDT 2014
NEWS | 4 +++-
1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
Author: Bryce Harrington <bryce at osg.samsung.com>
Date: Mon Sep 22 15:06:54 2014 -0700
NEWS: Note that downscaling changes only affect image + fallback
diff --git a/NEWS b/NEWS
index f5c7d8e..1f6e1f5 100644
@@ -4,10 +4,12 @@ Hard to believe it's been over a year since our last release, but it's
not for lack of activity. This release includes contributions of a wide
assortment of bug fixes, build system improvements, warnings cleanups,
codebase refactoring, test suite repairs, and static analysis work.
This release is lighter on features (compared with 1.12.10) but includes
a highly demanded rehaul of our image downscaling functionality, which
solves a serious problem experienced by Inkscape users when shrinking
-embedded bitmaps in SVG files.
+embedded bitmaps in SVG files. The new scaling algorithms are used by
+the image backend and by other backends as needed for fallbacks.
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