Notepad++ v5.7 Released (outside the USA)

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  1. hayc59

    hayc59 Updates Team

    Oct 29, 2008
    Deep Into Blues Baby..
    Notepad++ v5.7 Released

    Notepad++ 5.7 release (outside the USA)
    Under the pretext of cryptographic exportation control, US government made the major FOSS hosts (SourceForge, Google code, Fedora, etc...) in USA territory comply with the Export Administration Regulations. As a result they reject the access of FOSS resources from the 5 countries in the "black list" of US government.

    It's not the first time that a government try to control Internet access to protect its interest. One of most famous examples is the Grand Firewall of China. Obviously the US government is walking into the footsteps of the Chinese government. In our case it's about the violation of FOSS community's right, we cannot just let it happen without doing something. It should never be any government to decide who has the access right to FOSS resource and who has not.

    A walk around from SourceForge:
    After complying with this law, SourceForge provided an option "Export Control: non-encryption algorithms included". A mail to make this option explicit was sent to all project managers on SF recently. It's the only FOSS host who offers such walk around as far as I know. We appreciate all their efforts and we will keep our binary releases on SourceForge.

    Notepad++ v5.7 new features and fixed bugs (from v5.6.:cool: :
    1.Upgrade Scintilla to version 2.12.
    2.Add "Inverse bookmark" feature.
    4.Fix premature deallocation bug for import UDL.
    5.Add import/export User Defined Language features.
    6.File detection : Switch to modified or deleted file while user is asked to reload or keep the file.
    7.Fix closing several detected non-existing files bug.
    8.Fix language switching to English not working bug.
    9.Reduce PostIt/FullScreen restore button size.
    10.Fix PostIt wrong restore button position after toggling off fullScreen mode.
    11.Fix crashes on new 11 character long UDL names bug.
    12.Fix "Save all" inconsistent icon state on toolbar.
    13.Add new keywords of HTML 5 and css.

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    Download Source Forge: Notepad++
    Last edited: Jul 5, 2010
  2. JRViejo

    JRViejo Super Moderator

    Jul 9, 2008
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