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5.0.9 / 5.1 agani (ws Re: Recommend latex surgical gloves)

On Thu, 20 Aug 2015 19:15:57 +0800
ED <ed.young@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Dear My Friend
> Glad to find your email address from Google.
> We supply Latex Surgical Gloves to global market.

Was this a hint?

I'm hoping to make a 5.0.8-test-2 over the next few days, I hope by the
end of the weekend, to see what still needs sewing up.  Since a lot of
testing has been going on on the git archvie, which is good, I hope
that's not too much, though there's usually something when there have
been this many changes.

I'm getting bored with 5.0, since the 0 is a bit pointless, and thinking
of calling it 5.1 (no third field).  There are some quite useful bits of
enhanced compatibility here and some quite significant bug fixes.

There's nothing in the README yet about the new paste behaviour, which
there needs to be --- virtually everyone is going to run into this.  (I
know it's in NEWS but it needs to be very clear.)

(By the way, in case you're keeping count, in the source tree as a
whole, including generated docs but ignoring binaries, the score is

behaviour: 582
behavior: 169

Not sure how the disparity came about, but it may be just that I've
been overusing it myself...)


diff --git a/README b/README
index 745ee6f..61af662 100644
--- a/README
+++ b/README
@@ -30,8 +30,17 @@ Zsh is a shell with lots of features.  For a list of some of these, see the
 file FEATURES, and for the latest changes see NEWS.  For more
 details, see the documentation.
-Incompatibilites between 5.0.8 and 5.0.9
+Incompatibilites between 5.0.8 and 5.1
+The default behaviour when text is pasted into an X Windows terminal has
+changed significantly (unless you are using a very old terminal emulator
+that doesn't support this mode).  Now, the new "bracketed paste mode"
+treats all the pasted text as literal characters.  This means, in
+particular, that a newline is simply inserted as a visible newline; you
+need to hit Return on the keyboard to execute the pasted text in one go.
+See the description of zle_bracketed_paste in the zshparams manual for
 As noted in NEWS, the builtins declare, export, float, integer, local,
 readonly and typeset now have corresponding reserved words that provide

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