[Haskell-cafe] ANNOUNCE: graphviz-29184.108.40.206
Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 16:10:44 CEST 2012
I should have pointed out that for most people, there should be
minimal to no API change with this release; the only change I needed
to make in my own code was that a type-class I had defined in
Graphalyze was removed as it provided the impetus for the ToGraphID
class mentioned below.
On 19 April 2012 22:52, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic <ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm hoping the second part of the version number isn't ominous, but
> I've just uploaded the latest release in my bindings for the Graphviz
> suite of graph visualisation tools.
> The changes in this release are:
> * Added support for the `osage` and `patchwork` visualisation tools,
> available as of Graphviz-2.28.0.
> * Updated attributes as of Graphviz-2.28.0:
> - `SVG` colors are now supported, and the support for different
> colors has been revamped.
> - `overlap=false` is now equivalent to `overlap=prism` and the
> `RemoveOverlaps` option has been removed.
> - `LabelScheme` and `Rotation` are new attributes for use with
> - `Scale` is a new attribute for use with `twopi`.
> - Add new italics, bold, underline, superscript and subscript
> options for HTML-like labels.
> - `LHeight` and `LWidth` for getting the height and width of the
> root graph and clusters.
> * Updated attributes from the current development branch of Graphviz
> (i.e. 2.29.*). Please note that these will probably not work yet,
> but are implemented now for future-proofing.
> - A new style for edges: `Tapered`.
> - `XLabel` allows you to specify labels external to a node or
> edge. `ForceLabels` allow you to specify that these should be
> drawn even when they will cause overlaps.
> - `ImagePath` allows you to specify where to search for images.
> - HTML-like labels now support `ID` values as well as horizontal
> and vertical rules.
> - `BgColor` and `FillColor` now take a list of colors: this allows
> gradient fills for graphs, clusters and nodes. The `Radial`
> style and `GradientAngle` are also used for this purpose.
> - `FillColor` is now used by edges to set the color of any arrows.
> - [WebP](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebP) output support added.
> * Other attribute changes:
> - Use a specified data type for the `Ordering` attribute rather
> than an arbitrary `Text` value, and provide a documented wrapper
> in `Data.GraphViz.Attributes`.
> - `Bb` has been renamed `BoundingBox`.
> - `ID` now only takes `EscString` (a type alias for `Text`) values
> rather than arbitrary `Label`s.
> - The `Data.GraphViz.Attributes.HTML` module has had all values
> re-named and is now meant to be imported qualified. It is also
> no longer re-exported from `Data.GraphViz.Attributes.Complete`.
> * The `ToGraphID` class provides a common wrapper to help create
> cluster identifiers, etc.
> * Cabal's `Test-Suite` functionality is now used. As part of this,
> the `Data.GraphViz.Testing` module and sub-modules are no longer
> exported by the library.
> * The new `Benchmark` support in Cabal-1.14 is now used for the
> benchmark script.
> * Dropped support for base-3.
> * The `Data.GraphViz.State` module is no longer exposed, as there's no
> need for users to use it.
> * Bugfixes:
> - Some corner cases in canonicalisation prevented it from being
> - The `TestParsing` script will no longer crash and refuse to
> continue if an IO-based error (e.g. unable to successfully call
> `dot`) occurs.
> - A typo was spotted by **Gabor Greif**.
> Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
> Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com
Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com
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