CTAN package upgrade: pst-barcode

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Mon Oct 24 21:53:20 CEST 2005

Herbert Voss writes:

> I have uploaded pst-barcode.tgz to the uk mirror.
> Please replace all files with the ones in
> /graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-barcode/

i've done that, and triggered the mirroring.

> The changes in this release are as follows:
> A new encoder for the bar codes used by the Australian Postal Service
> was added.
> Project description:
> Barcode Writer in Pure Postscript implements the printing of many
> barcode formats entirely within level 2 PostScript, so that the
> process of converting the input string into the printed output is
> performed by the printer itself. This avoids the need to re-implement
> the barcode generation process whenever your language needs change.
> The project supports most major barcode formats including EAN-13,
> EAN-8, UPC-A, UPC-E, ISBN, Code 128 (A, B, and C), Code 39,
> Interleaved 2 of 5, Postnet, Code 2 of 5, and Codabar.

thanks for the upload.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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