CTAN package update: ConTeXt

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Thu May 11 16:46:34 CEST 2006

The ConTeXt package has been updated on tug.ctan.org and should soon
make its way to your favorite mirror.

Jim Hefferon
St Michael's College


The following information was provided by the package's contributor.

Name of contribution: ConTeXt
Author's name: Taco Hoekwater
Location on CTAN: /macros/context/current
Summary description: ConTeXt 2006.05.11 released
License type: gpl

Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
I am pleased to announce that the new ConTeXt release from Hans Hagen
can be downloaded as of now from the Pragma ADE website or one of its
mirrors, as well as a CTAN node near you.

The current release has version 2006.05.11

A very short list of changes is given below. As usual, there is an
html page with more detailed release notes available on the Wiki, see:


Most important New features (since April, 24):
* Integrated support for XeTeX on Linux
* The Ruby scripts are now preferred over the perl ones
* The included pattern files now use UTF-8 encoding
* Automatic handling of UTF-8 Byte Order Marks

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