It's been a long time since in 1999 I announced the initial version of
fribidi to this list. Now, almost twenty years later, I'm proud to present
that FriBidi version 1.0.0 has been released! With this version I have
returned to be the maintainer.

(Actually since the announcement below, version 1.0.1 has been released as

The new home page of fribidi is at .

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From: Dov Grobgeld <>
Date: Sat, Feb 3, 2018 at 11:42 PM
Subject: ANNOUNCE: FriBidi 1.0.0
To: FriBidi <>

Version 1.0.0 of FriBidi is a major update that adds support for all
the changes to the Unicode Bidirectional Algorithm that were
introduced in UAX #9, version 6.3, and beyond. This library contains
test code that validates the algorithm against the test-files provided
by the Unicode consortium, and have been verified to be 100% compliant
with version 10 of the unicode algorithm. Because of changes to the
algorithm, the previous API have been deprecated in favor of a new API
that introduces another couple of parameters. But the old API has been
retained, and will return the same results as before these algorithmic
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