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  1.               ************************
  2.               * Kolibri OS  0.7.7.0+ *
  3.               *    February 2010     *
  4.               ************************
  5.  
  6.    The latest release of the OS is available on the official site:
  7.             http://kolibrios.org
  8.  
  9.    If you have questions - look for support on our forum:
  10.             http://board.kolibrios.org (rus+eng)
  11.  
  12.              ***********************************
  13.              *  What is new in this release?   *
  14.              ***********************************
  15.  
  16.     The following changes, revisions, fixes in the kernel have been made:
  17.  
  18.   From Evgeny Grechnikov (Diamond) - Russian Federation
  19.     1) Improvement of drives detection using BIOS service (V86)
  20.     2) Kernel bugfixes.
  21.  
  22.   From Sergey Semyonov (Serge) - Russian Federation
  23.     1) Driver for ATI videocards updated.
  24.     2) Linux-like kernel mutexes
  25.  
  26.   From Mihail Semenyako (mike.dld) - Republic of Belarus
  27.     1) Refactoring of window subsystem.
  28.  
  29.   From <Lrz>
  30.     1) Processing API functions in order to completely remove the shift-register-call
  31.     2) Refactoring, optimization, bugfixes of some places in the kernel.
  32.  
  33.   From A.Jerdev (art_zh) - United Kingdom
  34.     1) Memory-mapped I/O (MMIO) access from the userworld.
  35.     2) PCIe Extended configuration space access (auto-adjust for AMD-NPT since Athlon64).
  36.  
  37.   From turbanoff
  38.     1) Read from ext2fs/ext3fs.
  39.  
  40.   From Marat Zakiyanov (Mario79) - Russian Federation
  41.     1) Improvements in the processing of mouse clicks.
  42.  
  43.   From hidnplayr
  44.     1) Rewriting of the entire network subsystem.
  45.  
  46.   From Asper
  47.    1) Drivers for the sound cards VT823(X) and EMU10K1X.
  48.  
  49.   From tsdima
  50.     1) Driver for the sound card ForteMedia fm801.
  51.  
  52.   From Maxis
  53.     1) changes in free memory checks.
  54.  
  55.  
  56.  
  57.  
  58.  
  59.     The following changes, revisions, fixes in applications have been made:
  60.  
  61.    * New versions of applications and new applications:
  62.  
  63.     FTPS     - tsdima, some improvements
  64.     VIEW3DS  - macgub, version 0.054
  65.     FASM     - Pavel Rymovski (Heavyiron), updated to version 1.69.11
  66.                IgorA, use the library box_lib, russification,
  67.                Marat Zakiyanov (Mario79) fix bugs encountered
  68.                Evgeny Grechnikov (Diamond), fix of window wrapping
  69.     PCIDEV   - art_zh,  MMIO sample dumps added;  vendors database
  70.                 trimmed to reduce the distro size.
  71.     BOARD    - Evgeny Grechnikov (Diamond), do not throw out existing
  72.                 messages at the program start
  73.     UNVWATER - Asper, demo ported from OctaOS
  74.                 (the author is Octavio Vega Fernandez).
  75.     HEED     - staper, version 0.14: use the library box_lib;
  76.                 Ctrl+C/X/V, Ctrl+B to select a block
  77.                Marat Zakiyanov (Mario79), using of OpenDialog component,
  78.                 little optimization of the code    
  79.     SHELL    - Albom, version 0.4.2
  80.     CPU      - Evgeny Grechnikov (Diamond) at the suggestion of
  81.                Kirill Lipatov (Leency), do not show system processes
  82.                 by default
  83.     HTMLV    - Kirill Lipatov (Leency), version 0.62a
  84.     EOLITE   - Kirill Lipatov (Leency), version 0.98.7a
  85.     RTFREAD  - Sorcerer, cosmetic fix
  86.                dunkaist, menu_bar and scroll_bar from box_lib, 'end' hotkey
  87.     E80      - Albom, version 0.5.1
  88.     KIV      - Evgeny Grechnikov (Diamond), file name in the window
  89.                 title, configurable keyboard shortcuts for next/prev
  90.                 images in the current folder
  91.     SUDOKU   - staper, port of Sudoku game - that is a puzzle with digits, where you
  92.                 have to fill free cells with digits from 1 to 9 so that every row,
  93.                 every column and every small square 3x3 contain each digit just one time.
  94.                 There are 9 levels in the game.
  95.     REVERSI  - staper, port of strategy game Reversi (Othello)
  96.     MSQUARE  - staper, math puzzle "magic square": sum of the numbers in rows, columns
  97.                 (less often in diagonals) should be equal
  98.     FINDN-S  - Artemonische, a simple game in which you have to collect all the numbers
  99.                 in the order of 10 to 90
  100.     PANEL    - Evgeny Grechnikov (Diamond), a little change in the panel clock
  101.                 and reanimation of backlight on the Alt+[Shift+]Tab press.
  102.     AC97SND  - Asper, support of playlists in m3u format.
  103.     @NOTIFY  - SoUrcerer, program for popup text messages
  104.     DOSBOX   - Evgeny Grechnikov (Diamond), version 0.74
  105.     ASCIIVJU - Konstantin Dutkevich (Nazarus), program shows ASCII table
  106.     PIPETKA  - Rock_maniak_forever, program to get color of a pixel on the screen
  107.     SNAKE    - dunkaist, yet another implementation of classic game
  108.  
  109.  
  110.  
  111.  
  112.    * New versions of dynamic libraries and new dynamic libraries:
  113.     libini   - Evgeny Grechnikov (Diamond), added function to read
  114.                 keyboard shortcuts
  115.     box_lib  - IgorA, update component tree_list, new component
  116.                 text_editor, documentation on the library
  117.                Marat Zakiyanov (Mario79) refinement of ¬épenDialog component, rewriting
  118.                 of some applications to use it, new component PathShow
  119.  
  120.  
  121.  
  122. /-----------------------------------------------\
  123. * Dates of publication of the distribution kits *
  124. \-----------------------------------------------/
  125.  
  126. RE N1           30.08.2003
  127. RE N2           07.10.2003
  128. RE N3           26.11.2003
  129. RE N4           23.12.2003
  130. RE N5           15.02.2004
  131. RE N6           27.03.2004
  132. KOLIBRI N1      16.05.2004
  133. RE N7           11.06.2004
  134. KOLIBRI N2      28.08.2004
  135. RE N8           01.12.2004
  136. KOLIBRI N3      22.02.2005  
  137.         Beta 2: 20.03.2005
  138. KOLIBRI N4      07.06.2005
  139. KOLIBRI 0.5.0.0 04.10.2005
  140.         0.5.1.0 12.10.2005
  141.         0.5.2.0 02.12.2005
  142.         0.5.3.0 18.03.2006
  143.         0.5.8.0 09.07.2006
  144.         0.5.8.1 25.07.2006
  145.  
  146.         0.6.0.0 04.09.2006
  147.         0.6.3.0 31.10.2006
  148.         0.6.5.0 14.02.2007
  149.  
  150.         0.7.0.0 07.06.2007
  151.         0.7.1.0 23.09.2007
  152.         0.7.5.0 31.01.2009
  153.         0.7.7.0 13.12.2009
  154.  
  155. /----------------\
  156. * KolibriOS TEAM *
  157. \----------------/
  158.  
  159. This list contains all, who has actively helped to creation and development
  160. of KolibriOS, whoever possible.
  161.  (people are enumerated in the order by time of participation in the project,
  162.   from bottom to top - from past to future, through present)
  163.  
  164. * Trans                                \
  165. * VaStaNi                              |
  166. * Ivan Poddubny                        |
  167. * Marat Zakiyanov (Mario79)            |
  168. * Mihail Semenyako (mike.dld)          |  system programming
  169. * Sergey Kuzmin (Wildwest)             |
  170. * Andrey Halyavin (halyavin)           |  loaders,
  171. * Mihail Lisovin (Mihasik)             |  kernel improvements and so on
  172. * Andrey Ignatiev (andrew_programmer)  |
  173. * NoName                               |
  174. * Evgeny Grechnikov (Diamond)          |
  175. * Iliya Mihailov (Ghost)               |
  176. * Sergey Semyonov (Serge)              |
  177. * Johnny_B                             |
  178. * kasTIgar                             |
  179. * SPraid                               |
  180. * Rus                                  |
  181. * Alver                                |
  182. * Maxis                                |
  183. * Galkov                               |
  184. * CleverMouse                          |
  185. * tsdima                               |
  186. * turbanoff                            |
  187. * Asper                                |
  188. * art_zh                               /
  189.  
  190. * Mihail Lisovin (Mihasik)             \
  191. * Andrey Ivushkin (Willow)             |
  192. * Mihail Semenyako (mike.dld)          |
  193. * Pavlushin Evgeny (Exis)              |
  194. * Ivan Poddubny                        |  application programming
  195. * Marat Zakiyanov (Mario79)            |
  196. * Sergey Kuzmin (Wildwest)             |
  197. * Andrey Halyavin (halyavin)           |  creation of new,
  198. * Hex                                  |  port of existing
  199. * Andrey Ignatiev (andrew_programmer)  |  or revisions of old
  200. * ealex                                |  applications for Kolibri
  201. * Olaf                                 |
  202. * Evgeny Grechnikov (Diamond)          |
  203. * Navanax                              |
  204. * Johnny_B                             |
  205. * Pavel Rymovski (Heavyiron)           |
  206. * Vitaly Bendik (mistifi(ator)         |
  207. * Iliya Mihailov (Ghost)               |
  208. * Maxim Evtihov (Maxxxx32)             |
  209. * Vladimir Zaitsev (Rabid Rabbit)      |
  210. * vectoroc                             |
  211. * Alexey Teplov (<Lrz>)                |
  212. * Sergey Semyonov (Serge)              |
  213. * YELLOW                               |
  214. * iadn                                 |
  215. * Maciej Guba (macgub)                 |
  216. * Mario Birkner (cYfleXX)              |
  217. * hidden player (hidnplayr)            |
  218. * trolly                               |
  219. * nilgui                               |
  220. * kaitz                                |
  221. * DedOk                                |
  222. * SPraid                               |
  223. * Rus                                  |
  224. * Alver                                |
  225. * Dron2004                             |
  226. * Gluk                                 |
  227. * Aleksandr Bogomaz (Albom)            |
  228. * Kirill Lipatov (Leency)              |
  229. * Vasiliy Kosenko (vkos)               |
  230. * IgorA                                |
  231. * staper                               |
  232. * chaykin                              |
  233. * Alexander Meshcheryakov              |
  234.     (Self-Perfection)                  |
  235. * CleverMouse                          |
  236. * tsdima                               |
  237. * art_zh                               |
  238. * Asper                                |
  239. * Pterox                               |
  240. * Artemonische                         |
  241. * dunkaist                             /
  242.  
  243. * Hex                                  \
  244. * Diamond                              /  documentation
  245.  
  246. * CodeWorld                            \  forum http://meos.sysbin.com
  247. * mike.dld                             /  site http://kolibrios.org; svn-server
  248.  
  249. * Alexey Teplov (<Lrz>)                \          (KolibriOS logo)
  250. * goglus                               |  design  (KolibriOS background)
  251. * Kirill Lipatov (Leency)              /          (KolibriOS icons)
  252.  
  253. * Pavel Rymovski (Heavyiron)           \
  254. * Vitaly Bendik (mistifi(ator)         |
  255. * vectoroc                             |
  256. * Veliant                              |  testing,
  257. * AqwAS                                |  countenance
  258. * Mike                                 |
  259. * camper                               |
  260. * Dmitry the Sorcerer                  |
  261. * Ataualpa                             |
  262. * Maxis                                |
  263. * Galkov                               |
  264. * ChE                                  /
  265.  
  266. and others...
  267.  
  268.                                                 KolibriOS team
  269.