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Old Hachoir news:

  • 22 July 2007
    • hachoir-metadata is now able to read:
    • GPS metadata (latitude, longitude, altitude, timestamp)
    • MOV video size
  • 12 July 2007
  • 11 July 2007
  • 10 July 2007
  • 28 June 2007
  • 15 April 2007
    • Release of hachoir-core 0.9, hachoir-parser 0.10, hachoir-metadata 0.10, hachoir-urwid 0.9
  • 31 March 2007
    • hachoir-metadata:
    • Write new API to be able to read raw value or formatted value
    • Support PCF font and Microsoft Office documents
    • Compute image and sound compression rate, and bit rate for many multimedia file formats
    • hachoir-parser:
    • Add new parser: ANI file format (based on RIFF format)
    • JPEG: support all sort of start of frame (baseline, progressive, etc.)
  • 15 March 2007
    • Add LNK (Microsoft Windows Shortcut) parser
    • Add PCF (X11 Portable Compiled Font) parser
  • 13 March 2007
    • Mathieu Stumpf wrote a small Gtk+ interface (working with latest version of Hachoir)
    • Jean-Marc Libs and Pierre THIERRY wrote Konqueror plugin for hachoir-metadata
    • Thomas PABST wrote Nautilus plugin for hachoir-metadata
  • 5 March 2007
    • Add Microsoft Archive (MAR) parser
    • Add Microsoft's HTML Help (CHM) parser (!InfoTech Storage Format, ITSF)
  • 3 March 2007
    • Release of hachoir-core 0.8, hachoir-parser 0.9, hachoir-metadata 0.9 and hachoir-urwid 0.8
    • Creation of hachoir-regex project
  • 12 February 2007
    • Add !ScreamTracker 3.0 module (.s3m) parser
    • Add !FastTracker II Extended Module (XM) parser (version 1.4)
    • Add !TrueType Font (TTF) parser (using Hachoir 0.1 code)
  • 31 January 2007
    • Add Portable Document Format (PDF) parser
    • Add Microsoft Cabinet archive (CAB) parser
    • Julien worked on lazy decompression: it's now possible to read bzip2, gzip and zip archive contents, but also to read PNG pixels :-)
  • 25 January 2007
  • 19 January 2007
    • Fix many bugs found with fuzzing thanks to Krunch ;-)
    • Add RAR parser written by GISQUET Christophe
    • Add ACE parser written by GISQUET Christophe
    • Add Torrent parser written by GISQUET Christophe
    • Stronger metadata extractor: set arbitrary limits for each integer value (skip sample rate of 2 THz for example)
    • Use regular expression to speed up hachoir-subfile
    • Use unique (short string) identifier instead MIME type to identify a parser and add category to each parser. So hachoir-subfile can only extract one category of file (eg. images)
    • Add MPEG-2 TS parser
    • hachoir-urwid allows write field content into a file
    • Catch more errors to be fault tolerant (e.g. !NameError and !LookupError)
  • 8 January 2007

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