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Vala 0.30.0
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 * Binding updates.

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Vala 0.29.3
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 * Add --shared-library option for GIR files.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.29.2
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 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.29.1
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 * Binding updates.

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Vala 0.28.0
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 * Binding updates.

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Vala 0.27.2
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 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.27.1
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 * Print compiler messages in color.
 * Add clutter-gdk-1.0 bindings.
 * Add clutter-gst-3.0 bindings.
 * Add clutter-x11-1.0 bindings.
 * Add rest-extras-0.7 bindings.
 * Bug fix and binding updates.

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Vala 0.26.0
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 * Bug fix and binding updates.

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Vala 0.25.4
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 * Add option --vapi-comments.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.25.3
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 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.25.2
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 * Require and target GLib >= 2.24.
 * Report warning for private struct fields.
 * Replace webkit2gtk-3.0 bindings with webkit2gtk-4.0 bindings.
 * Always build vapigen.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.25.1
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 * Support explicit interface method implementation.
 * Support (unowned type)[] syntax.
 * Support non-literal length in fixed-size arrays.
 * Mark regular expression literals as stable.
 * GIR parser updates.
 * Add webkit2gtk-3.0 bindings.
 * Add gstreamer-allocators-1.0 and gstreamer-riff-1.0 bindings.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.24.0
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 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.23.3
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 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.23.2
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 * Bind GDK event structures as compact classes.
 * Switch gdk-x11-3.0 bindings to .gir.
 * Switch librsvg-2.0 bindings to .gir.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.23.1
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 * GIR parser updates.
 * Switch libnotify bindings to .gir.
 * Add libpeas-gtk-1.0 bindings.
 * Add xcb-icccm bindings.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.22.0
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 * Support chain up to constructv functions.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.21.2
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 * Recognize ref/unref functions in .gir files.
 * Add geocode-glib bindings.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.21.1
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 * Support \uXXXX escape sequences.
 * Support specifying vfunc order in interfaces to define ABI.
 * Support GTK+ widget templates.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.20.1
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 * Bug fixes.

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Vala 0.20.0
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 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.19.0
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 * Support scope = "async" attribute for parameters.
 * Add --api-version option.
 * Add atspi-2 bindings.
 * Add gstreamer-rtsp-server-1.0 bindings.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.18.0
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 * Bug fixes.

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Vala 0.17.7
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 * Add libgnome-menu-3.0 bindings.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.17.6
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 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.17.5
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 * Support subclassing of GLib.Source.
 * Switch pango bindings to .gir.
 * Add gstreamer-1.0 core bindings.
 * Add gst-plugins-base-1.0 bindings.
 * Add gobject-introspection-1.0 bindings.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.17.4
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 * Warn when accessing static members with an instance reference.
 * Recompute length when casting between array types.
 * Support [GenericAccessors] attribute for interfaces.
 * Deprecate implicit .begin for async methods.
 * Drop Dova profile.
 * Drop POSIX profile.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.17.3
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 * Require and target GLib >= 2.18.
 * Support async creation methods.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.17.2
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 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.17.1
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 * Improve assertion messages.
 * Add --enable-gobject-tracing commandline option.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.17.0
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 * Support simple method-level profiling.
 * Add VALA_CHECK_MODULES and VALA_PROG_VAPIGEN to vala.m4.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.16.0
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 * Add udisks2 bindings.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.15.2
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 * Switch poppler-glib bindings to .gir.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.15.1
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 * Support arrays with nullable elements.
 * Add <doc> support to .gir reader and writer.
 * Switch clutter-gtk-1.0 bindings to .gir.
 * Switch gio-2.0 bindings to .gir.
 * Add cogl-pango-1.0 bindings.
 * Add gdl-3.0 bindings.
 * Add libnl-3.0 bindings.
 * Add packagekit-glib2 bindings.
 * Add xtst bindings.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.15.0
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 * Manage memory of GQueue elements.
 * Switch atk bindings to .gir.
 * Switch gdk-pixbuf-2.0 bindings to .gir.
 * Switch gdk-3.0 bindings to .gir.
 * Add libwnck-3.0 bindings.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.14.0
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 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.13.4
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 * Switch gudev-1.0 bindings to .gir.
 * Switch mx-1.0 bindings to .gir.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.13.3
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 * Switch pangocairo bindings to .gir.
 * Bug fixes.

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Vala 0.13.2
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 * Enable flow analysis for out parameters.
 * Refactor attribute handling.
 * Add gedit-3.0 bindings.
 * Add gtksourceview-3.0 bindings.
 * Add rest-0.7 bindings.
 * Add vte-2.90 bindings.
 * Switch clutter-1.0 bindings to .gir.
 * Switch libgdata bindings to .gir.
 * Switch libsoup bindings to .gir.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.13.1
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 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.13.0
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 * More refactoring in the code generator.
 * Improvements to the .gir reader.
 * Switch JSON-GLib bindings to .gir.
 * Drop deprecated support for D-Bus GLib in favor of GDBus.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.12.0
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 * Add get_next_char to string class.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.11.7
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 * Add support for async signal handlers (Frederik Sdun).
 * More refactoring in the code generator (Luca Bruno).
 * Improvements to the .gir writer (Michal Hruby).
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.11.6
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 * Add parse and try_parse methods to boolean and numeric types.
 * Add clutter-gtk-1.0 bindings.
 * Add pixmap-1 bindings (Evan Nemerson).
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.11.5
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 * Add last_index_of and last_index_of_char to string class.
 * More refactoring in the code generator (Luca Bruno).
 * Improvements to the .gir writer (Michal Hruby).
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.11.4
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 * Add index_of, index_of_char, and char_count to string class.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.11.3
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 * Support BusName sender parameter in GDBus servers.
 * More refactoring in the code generator.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.11.2
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 * Update libnotify bindings to 0.7.0.
 * Improvements to the .gir reader.
 * Bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.11.1
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 * Require and target GLib >= 2.16.
 * Guard access to out parameters to allow null arguments.
 * Add support for local constants.
 * Support file descriptor passing with GDBus.
 * Support cached property values in GDBus clients.
 * Support Cancellable parameter in GDBus clients.
 * Support no-reply methods in GDBus clients and servers.
 * More refactoring in the code generator.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.11.0
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 * Use byte indices for strings.
 * Use uint8[] for binary data in bindings.
 * Add support for parallel compilation.
 * Improve compiler performance.
 * More refactoring in the code generator.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.10.0
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 * Port GIR parser and writer to GIR version 1.2.
 * Update GLib bindings to 2.26 branch.
 * Bug fixes.

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Vala 0.9.8
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 * Add --fatal-warnings commandline option.
 * Deprecate string.len () in favor of string.length.
 * Deprecate use of D-Bus GLib in favor of GDBus.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.9.7
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 * Fix regression introduced by codegen refactoring.

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Vala 0.9.6
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 * Drop deprecated support for assigning to construct properties.
 * Some refactoring in the code generator.
 * Bug fixes in bindings and vapigen.

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Vala 0.9.5
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 * Add version suffix to support parallel installation.
 * Define VALA_X_Y according to compiler version.
 * Enable version header by default.
 * Add vala.m4 with VALA_CHECK_PACKAGES macro.
 * Add gedit-2.20 bindings (Andrea Del Signore).
 * Add tokyocabinet bindings (Evan Nemerson).
 * Various improvements to the Dova profile.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.9.4
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 * Append documentation comments to generated C files.
 * Skip <doc> tags in .gir files.
 * Various improvements to the Dova profile.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.9.3
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 * Support newlines in double quoted string literals.
 * Add experimental support for main blocks.
 * Add experimental vala tool to compile and run code.
 * Initial support for generic delegates.
 * Support using GClosure for delegate parameters.
 * Support GBoxed-based memory management.
 * Improvements to the .gir reader and writer.
 * Various improvements to the Dova profile.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.9.2
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 * Initial support for GDBus-based clients and servers.
 * Support implicit and explicit GVariant casts.
 * Add support for [Deprecated] attribute.
 * Add GenericArray as alternative binding to GPtrArray.
 * Add gdk-pixbuf-3.0, gdk-3.0, gdk-x11-3.0, and gtk+-3.0 bindings.
 * Updates to the GLib bindings.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.9.1
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 * Support constants in enums.
 * Deprecate +=/-= syntax to connect/disconnect signal handlers.
 * Add experimental support for Dova profile.
 * Update Genie parser (Jamie McCracken).
 * Add clutter-gst-1.0 bindings (Ali Sabil).
 * Add gdu and gdu-gtk bindings.
 * Add libesmtp bindings (Adrien Bustany).
 * Add mx-1.0 bindings (Evan Nemerson).
 * Add orc-0.4 bindings (Fabian Deutsch).
 * Add rest-extras-0.6 bindings (Adrien Bustany).
 * Updates to the GLib, GStreamer, Linux, SQLite, and other bindings.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.8.0
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 * Infer type arguments when calling generic methods.
 * Support `in' operator for arrays.
 * Add experimental support for regular expression literals.
 * Add experimental support for chained relational expressions.
 * Add va_list support.
 * Add clutter-gtk-0.10 bindings (Gordon Allott).
 * Add gdl-1.0 bindings (Nicolas Joseph).
 * Add gstreamer-app-0.10 bindings (Sebastian Dröge).
 * Add gstreamer-cdda-0.10 bindings (Sebastian Dröge).
 * Add gudev-1.0 bindings (Jim Nelson).
 * Add libgda-report-4.0 bindings (Shawn Ferris).
 * Add libgvc (graphviz) bindings (Martin Olsson).
 * Add purple bindings (Adrien Bustany).
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.7.10
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 * Support coalescing operator ??.
 * Support to_string and bitwise complement with enums.
 * Return handler id when connecting signal handlers.
 * Support struct comparison.
 * Support constructor chaining in structs.
 * Enforce protected member restrictions.
 * Improve performance of flow analysis.
 * Support automatic line continuations in Genie.
 * Improvements to the .gir reader and writer.
 * Add --enable-mem-profiler commandline option.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.7.9
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 * Support array and string slicing.
 * Add --symbols commandline option.
 * Add avahi-gobject bindings (Sebastian Noack).
 * Add ccss-1 bindings (Ali Sabil).
 * Add libarchive bindings (Julian Andres Klode).
 * Add libmagic bindings (Jens Georg).
 * Add readline bindings (Jukka-Pekka Iivonen).
 * Add twitter-glib-1.0 bindings (Adrien Bustany).
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.7.8
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 * Support constructor chain up to GObject using Object (...).
 * Add syntax for string templates.
 * Support (!) non-null casts.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.7.7
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 * Support `using' directives inside namespaces.
 * Use const only for immutable structs.
 * Support string marshalling for enums in D-Bus (Didier Ptitjes).
 * Update Genie parser (Jamie McCracken).
 * Add libgda-4.0 bindings (Shawn Ferris).
 * Many bug fixes for closures and async methods.

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Vala 0.7.6
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 * Add support for closures.
 * Improve support for asynchronous methods.
 * Support async methods in D-Bus servers.
 * Add clutter-1.0 bindings (Rob Taylor).
 * Add GVariant, GSettings, and dconf bindings (Ryan Lortie).
 * Add linux, libnl-1, and libasound bindings (Michael 'Mickey' Lauer).
 * Add gnutls bindings (Jiří Zárevúcky).
 * Add librest bindings (Adrien Bustany).
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.7.5
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 * Add support for static properties.
 * Add support for delegate properties.
 * Support virtual default handler for signals.
 * Add limited support for derived compact classes.
 * Add libgdata bindings (Víctor Manuel Jáquez Leal).
 * Add libusb-1.0 bindings (Evan Nemerson).
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.7.4
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 * Add support for array properties.
 * Support implicit and explicit GValue casts.
 * Add initial support for generic methods.
 * Add postgres bindings.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.7.3
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 * Add initial support for POSIX profile.
 * Add --vapi and --gir commandline options.
 * Add initial x11, xcb, and cairo-xcb bindings.
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.7.2
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 * Improvements to the .gir reader and writer (Didier Ptitjes).
 * Many bug fixes and binding updates.

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Vala 0.7.1
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 * Introduce new syntax to connect/disconnect signal handlers.
 * Add experimental support for fixed-length arrays.
 * Update Genie parser (Jamie McCracken).
 * Updates to the GLib, Cairo, GTK+, GStreamer, and POSIX bindings.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.7.0
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 * Do not generate header files unless requested by the -H commandline
   option. This requires changes in the build system of Vala projects.
 * Support conditional compilation.

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Vala 0.6.0
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 * Improvements to the .gir reader and writer (Didier Ptitjes).
 * Add librsvg-2.0 bindings (Evan Nemerson).
 * Add Maemo libosso bindings (Jukka-Pekka Iivonen).
 * Add V4L2 bindings (Matías De la Puente).
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.5.7
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 * Support signals in static D-Bus clients.
 * Various improvements to asynchronous method support (Ryan Lortie).
 * Report unused internal methods.
 * Extend POSIX bindings.
 * Add FUSE bindings (John Carr).
 * Add libdaemon bindings (Jukka-Pekka Iivonen).
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.5.6
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 * Do not require libgee for custom indexer access.
 * Add Log.FILE, Log.LINE, and Log.METHOD constants.
 * Various improvements to the .gir reader.
 * Add Lua bindings (pancake and Phil Housley).
 * Add MySQL bindings (Jukka-Pekka Iivonen).
 * Add partial POSIX bindings.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.5.5
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 * Improve syntax of owned property getters.
 * Add --enable-deprecated and --enable-experimental commandline options.
 * Remove --disable-non-null commandline option.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.5.4
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 * Support array initializers as expressions.
 * Support += to efficiently append elements to arrays.
 * Calculate length for null-terminated arrays.
 * Support initializers for multi-dimensional arrays.
 * Add `owned' keyword to replace `#'.
 * Various fixes in coroutine support.
 * Support boxed structs as GObject properties.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.5.3
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 * Rewrite D-Bus server support to directly use libdbus.
 * Register structs as boxed types.
 * Improve error reporting on invalid code.
 * Support private class fields and class destructors.
 * Add partial raptor and rasqal bindings.
 * Drop vala-gen-project, moved to vtg.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.5.2
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 * Report uninitialized local variables.
 * Report unused fields, methods, and local variables.
 * Fix error handling in complex statements.
 * Improve support for generic types.
 * Support parameter arrays in bindings.
 * Do not require libgee for foreach statements.
 * Support enums in D-Bus clients and servers.
 * Support structs in hash tables in D-Bus servers.
 * Experimental static D-Bus client support.
 * Add --dump-tree commandline option to write code tree to file.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.5.1
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 * Support type checks for error domains and error codes.
 * Experimental support for yield statements and coroutines.
 * Support GValue and GHashTable in D-Bus clients.
 * Various improvements to the .gir reader.
 * Drop deprecated support for static classes.
 * Modularize code generator.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.4.0
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 * Support more flexible constructors.
 * Partial support for reading and writing .gir files.
 * Improve compiler performance.
 * Copy arrays where necessary.
 * Basic support for static properties.
 * Partial support for struct holding object references.
 * Add tracker indexer bindings (Roberto Majadas)
 * Updates to the GLib, GTK+, and GStreamer bindings.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.3.5
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 * Notify on property changes by default (Jared Moore)
 * Add unique-1.0 bindings (Phil Housley)
 * Updates to the GLib, GTK+, and GStreamer bindings.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.3.4
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 * Various improvements to D-Bus client and service support.
 * Basic support for detailed signals.
 * Check types of printf arguments.
 * Support `in' operator for Gee.Collection and Gee.Map (Jamie McCracken)
 * Add libgsf-1 bindings (Michael Lawrence)
 * Add loudmouth-1.0 bindings (Ali Sabil)
 * Updates to the GLib, GTK+, and GStreamer bindings.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.3.3
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 * Support overriding default method handlers of signals.
 * Support dynamic access to properties and signals of GObjects.
 * Experimental support for nullable value types.
 * Improve support for classes not deriving from GLib.Object.
 * Support """verbatim strings""".
 * Add parser for Genie (Jamie McCracken)
 * Experimental support for arrays of arrays.
 * Documentation improvements (Phil Housley)
 * Improvements to D-Bus support (Ali Sabil, Philip Van Hoof, Yu Feng)
 * Add libepc-1.0 bindings (Ali Sabil)
 * Add libtiff bindings (Christian Meyer)
 * Updates to the GStreamer bindings (Ali Sabil and Jaap A. Haitsma)
 * Many bug fixes and performance improvements.

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Vala 0.3.2
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 * Add support for class constructors, class fields, and class methods.
 * Various improvements to methods in D-Bus services.
 * Add support for properties and signals in D-Bus services (Yu Feng)
 * Add Time API to GLib bindings.
 * Documentation improvements (Phil Housley)
 * Updates to the GLib and GTK+ bindings.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.3.1
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 * Enable non-null types by default.
 * Add --disable-non-null commandline option.
 * New handwritten parser.
 * Support virtual methods in interfaces.
 * Add `dynamic' type modifier for D-Bus client support.
 * Add experimental support for writing D-Bus services.
 * Don't require `new' operator for structs.
 * Warn when using deprecated syntax.
 * Add libsexy bindings (Evan Nemerson)
 * Updates to the GLib and GTK+ bindings.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.2.0
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 * Support nested namespaces.
 * Support static constructors.
 * Register enums with GType (Marc-André Lureau)
 * Small syntax change for default values of properties.
 * Add --verbose commandline option (Daniel Silverstone)
 * Improve pointer support.
 * Add GNOME Keyring bindings (Andrea Del Signore)
 * Add SDL bindings (Levi Bard)
 * Add libftdi bindings (Evan Nemerson)
 * Updates to the GLib, GTK+, GStreamer, and SQLite bindings.
 * Many bug fixes all over the place.

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Vala 0.1.7
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 * Support private property accessors.
 * Support default values for properties.
 * Improve support for array length and delegate target parameters.
 * Improve delegate and signal handler support.
 * Introduce new syntax to declare errordomains.
 * Improve exception support.
 * Report errors for missing return statements.
 * Report warnings for unreachable code.
 * Improve support for generic types.
 * Support pointer member access and pointer element access.
 * Support pointer arithmetic.
 * Add --quiet commandline option (Emmanuele Bassi)
 * Add WebKit bindings.
 * Add JSON-GLib bindings (Ali Sabil)
 * Add goocanvas bindings (Roberto Majadas)
 * Add hildon-fm-2 bindings (Levi Bard)
 * Add taglib bindings (Andreas Brauchli)
 * Add libusb bindings (Evan Nemerson)
 * Add bzip2 bindings (Maciej Piechotka)
 * Updates to the GLib, GTK+, GStreamer, and libsoup bindings.
 * Fixes for Windows.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.1.6
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 * Add support for instance delegates.
 * Support conditional method compilation.
 * Add support for nested generic types.
 * Add size_t and ssize_t.
 * Use non-null types by default with --enable-non-null option.
 * Limited support for nullable types.
 * Add basic support for method pre- and postconditions.
 * Improve pointer support.
 * Always enable memory management.
 * Add libgnome-menu bindings (Roberto Majadas)
 * Add liboobs-1 bindings (Roberto Majadas)
 * Updates to the GLib, GTK+, GStreamer, SQLite, and libxml2 bindings.
 * Small documentation improvements.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.1.5
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 * Add Vala Project Generator.
 * Support `in` operator for enums.
 * Support typeof for generic type parameters.
 * Replace gidlgen by vala-gen-introspect with a real C parser.
 * Update all bindings to use vala-gen-introspect.
 * Fix many gcc warnings.
 * Fix build with Cygwin and MinGW (Yaakov Selkowitz).
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.1.4
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 * Use .vapi as file extension for bindings.
 * Add Vala Reference Manual.
 * Add support for object initializers.
 * Emit #line directives in debug mode.
 * Add --basedir option.
 * Support creation methods in structs.
 * Add support for [Notify] attribute for properties.
 * Add experimental support for registering new fundamental classed types.
 * Improve support for non-GObject classes.
 * Improve error reporting.
 * Add vapicheck to verify generated bindings (Mathias Hasselmann).
 * Drop xml_pp dependency (Alberto Ruiz).
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.1.3
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 * Convert reference-type structs to classes for a more consistent type system.
 * Support `as` operator (Mathias Hasselmann).
 * Improve array support.
 * Experimental D-Bus client support.
 * Add GConf bindings.
 * Add libgnome and libgnomeui bindings.
 * Add Glade bindings.
 * Add libnotify bindings (Nicolas Christener, Roland Hostettler).
 * Add GnomeVFS bindings.
 * Add GtkSourceView bindings.
 * Add Panel Applet bindings.
 * Add GNOME Desktop Library bindings.
 * Add libsoup bindings.
 * Add libwnck bindings.
 * Add GtkMozEmbed bindings (Alberto Ruiz).
 * Add Poppler bindings (Alberto Ruiz).
 * Add Enchant bindings (Mathias Hasselmann).
 * Add Hildon bindings (Marcelo Lira).
 * Add SQLite bindings.
 * Add curses bindings (Ed Schouten).
 * Build system fixes (Nicolas Trangez).
 * Add manual pages for gidlgen and vapigen (Kumar Appaiah).
 * Many bug fixes all over the place.

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Vala 0.1.2
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 * Use and support libgee collection library (internal copy for now).
 * Performance improvements.
 * Improve support for generic types.
 * Many memory management fixes.
 * Add support for inner classes.
 * Add --cc and -X commandline options to control the C compiler.
 * Use GSlice for reference-type structs.
 * Add experimental GStreamer bindings.

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Vala 0.1.1
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 * Support simple exception handling.
 * Improve array and string support.
 * Support multi-dimensional arrays.
 * Add --thread commandline option.
 * Improve bindings.
 * Bug fixes.

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Vala 0.1.0
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 * Add commandline options for running the C compiler and linker.
 * Use # modifier for reference transfer in method parameters.
 * Replace callback keyword by delegate.
 * Improve and update GLib and GTK+ bindings.
 * Add experimental GVFS binding.
 * C89/MSVC portability fixes (Hans Breuer).
 * Refactor code generator.
 * Add experimental bindings generator.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.0.9
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 * Add support for defining new generic classes.
 * Improve array support.
 * Memory management fixes.
 * Improve abstract property support.
 * Add basic support for flags types.
 * Improve GLib binding.
 * Add VTE binding.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.0.8
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 * Add support for overridden properties.
 * Support properties and signals in interfaces.
 * Improve interface runtime suport.
 * Verify that classes implement all abstract and interface methods.
 * Basic compile-time support for generic types.
 * Default to strong references for return values and local variables.
 * Improve signal support.
 * Add support for pointers.
 * Improve support for numeric types.
 * Support writing GTypeModule-based plug-ins.
 * Improve manual memory management support.
 * Improve GTK+ bindings.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.0.7
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 * New object construction syntax.
 * Interface implementations don't have to specify override anymore.
 * Improve interface support.

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Vala 0.0.6
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 * Improve interface support.
 * Support do loops.
 * Improve array support.
 * Improve enum support.
 * Add automated testing infrastructure.
 * Fixes for prefix and postfix operators.
 * Add more types to GLib bindings.
 * Many bug fixes.

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Vala 0.0.5
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 * Support base access.
 * Support typeof expressions.
 * Improve array support.
 * Fix possible memory leak in foreach statements.
 * Fix many warnings during C compilation.
 * Improve GTK+ bindings.

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 * Support + operator in strings.
 * Support unicode character literals.
 * Add implicit conversions for numeric types.
 * Improve interface support.
 * Improve array support.
 * Support arbitrary signal parameters.
 * Add threading support.
 * Support lock statements.
 * Many improvements to the GTK+ bindings.

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Vala 0.0.3
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 * Interface fixes.
 * Support namespace constants.
 * Support switch statements.
 * Array creation support.
 * Provide complete but experimental bindings for GTK+ 2.10 and Cairo 1.2.
 * Add implicit array length parameter.
 * Follow package dependencies.
 * Support hexadecimal and octal integer literals and hexadecimal escape
   sequences.
 * Install libvala as shared library.

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Vala 0.0.2
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 * Support named construction methods.
 * Basic interface support.
 * Improve error handling.
 * Many bug fixes.


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Vala 0.0.1
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 * Initial release.