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Updated index with release related info

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timlinux committed Aug 29, 2007
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<span class="header">Quantum GIS Documentation</span><br>
<span class="subheader">Version 0.8 <i>Titan</i></span><br>
<span class="subheader">Version 0.9 <i>Ganymede</i></span><br>
<span class="warning">Please read this entire document for important information about this release.</span>
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<!-- This documentation describes the Quantum GIS (QGIS) application. More
information on QGIS is available on the web page at http://qgis.org. -->
<h2>Whats new in Version 0.8</h2>
<table>
<tr>
<td valign="top" width="50%">
<ul class="small">
<li>WMS support
<li>Improved vector and attribute editing
<li>Improved measure tools with area measuring
<li>Attribute searching
<li>New legend structure
<li>Refactoring of API to allow the use of QGIS libraries in mapping applications
</ul>
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<ul>
<li>Improved MapServer export tool
<li>Vector layer transparency and antialiasing
<li>GRASS support in all platforms
<li>Enhanced GRASS support and toolbox commands
<li>Enhanced vector editing, including copy, cut, paste, snapping and vertex editing
<li>Shapefile/OGR layer editing
<h2>Whats new in Version 0.9?</h2>
<ul>
<li>
Python bindings - This is the major focus of this release
it is now possible to create plugins using python. It is also
possible to create GIS enabled applications written in python
that use the QGIS libraries.
</li>
<li>
Removed automake build system - QGIS now needs CMake for compilation.
</li>
<li>
Many new GRASS tools added (with thanks to http://faunalia.it/)
</li>
<li>
Map Composer updates
</li>
<li>
Crash fix for 2.5D shapefiles
</li>
<li>
The QGIS libraries have been refactored and better organised.
</li>
<li>
Improvements to the GeoReferencer
</li>
</ul>

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<dl><dt><span class="subheader">Special Requirements
<ul class="normal">
<li><a href="http://www.trolltech.com/developer/downloads/qt/index">Qt 4.2.2</a> is required.
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<ul class="normal">
<li>Project files from previous versions of QGIS will likely not work.
<li>Some internationalization (translation) files may be incomplete.
<li>QGIS is not bug free - we make no assertions as to its fitness for
use for any particular purpose. Use entirely at your own risk.
</ul>

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