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Thu, 2011-12-15 17:46

A new maintenance release of the DAISY Pipeline (version 20111215) is now available for download.

The release includes:

  • alignment of the TTS Narrator with the version embedded in the just-released "Save as DAISY" add-in for Microsoft Word (2.5.5.1)
  • vastly improved the DTBook to LaTeX script used for large print production, by Christian Egli (SBS)
  • updated PEF-related scripts based on the Braille Utils and Dotify libraries, by Joel HÃ¥kansson (TPB)
  • a new "DTBook Volume Splitter" script, which takes a DTBook XML and inserts special div elements as split points, to be used by other scripts like "DTBook to LaTex", contributed by Christian Egli (SBS). This is a beta version and has only been tested on Linux.
  • bug fixes to several Pipeline scripts including the TTS Narrator, DTBook Fixer, DTBook to HTML.

See the detailed release notes for more information.

Many thanks to all the contributors, testers and bug reporters!

Thu, 2011-03-17 12:46

A new release candidate of the DAISY Pipeline (version 20110317-RC) is now available for download.

The release includes:

  • improvements and bug fixes to several Pipeline scripts including the TTS Narrator, the DAISY 2.02 to DAISY 3 forward migrator, DTBook to DAISY 3 Text-Only, DTbook to LaTeX, PEF scripts
  • alignment of the TTS Narrator with the version embedded in the just-released "Save as DAISY" add-in for Office 2010 (2.5 Beta)
  • a new "DTBook to Translated Braille DTBook" script, which provides a basic integration of LibLouis in the Pipeline, contributed by Christian Egli and Bernhard Wagner (SBS). This is a beta version and has only been tested on Linux.
  • updated PEF-related scripts based on the Braille Utils library, by Joel HÃ¥kansson (TPB)

See the detailed release notes for more information.

Many thanks to all the contributors, testers and bug reporters!

Thu, 2010-05-27 06:47

A new update patch for the Pipeline GUI version 20100125 is now available!

The patch includes improvements and bug fixes to several Pipeline scripts including the TTS Narrator, the DAISY 3 to DAISY 2.02 downgrader (now compatible with the output of Tobi 1.0), DTB Audio Tagger, and PEF Embossers. See the detailed release notes for more information.

Go to the download section to get the patch and find some instructions on how to apply it to your Pipeline GUI installation.

Mon, 2010-05-24 14:43

The DAISY Pipeline project site has moved to its new home: http://www.daisy.org/pipeline

The new site provides an entry point to the reference documentation, FAQ, public forum, download links and many other useful resources to get help or get involved with the DAISY Pipeline.

This blog will be used to keep track of future announcements and maintenance releases. Watch this space!

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