[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: mintty 2.7.0

Thomas Wolff towo@towo.net
Sat Nov 12 16:13:00 GMT 2016


I have uploaded mintty 2.7.0.

Highlights in this release:
   * Compose key
   * User interface localization support

Full change log:

Character display:
   * Check for misplaced underline by looking for underline only in 
descender section to decide whether to draw it ourselves (#604).
   * New option UnderlineColour to set colour for all lining modes and 
enforce manual underlining (~#604).

Terminal:
   * Compose key.
   * Workaround to enable Shift+space in modifyOtherKeys mode.
   * Avoiding multiple device attribute reports (#606).
   * Dynamic switching escape sequences for wide Indic and Extra 
characters (#553).

Configuration:
   * User interface localization (#537, #1).
   * New option value -Rm to report system's monitor configuration (/#599).
   * New option --wsl to enable WSL feature adaptations (mintty/wsltty/#8).
   * Manual: fixed description of copy/paste shortcuts and refer to 
option CtrlExchangeShift (#602, #524).
   * Case-insensitive lookup for X11 color names (#600).
   * Dropped experimental options WideIndic and WideExtra in favour of 
dynamic switching escape sequences (/#553).
   * Detection and graceful handling of corrupt font installation.

The homepage is at http://mintty.github.io/
It also links to the issue tracker.

------
Thomas

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