CTAN update: pst-barcode

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Thu Jul 5 21:41:39 CEST 2012

Herbert Voss wrote:

> I uploaded pst-barcode.tgz to the uk mirror. Please delete _all_
> files in the directory
> /graphics/pstricks/contrib/pst-barcode/
> and put the new ones in there.
> there is no version number change in the main file.
> pst-barcode is a PSTricks related package for drawing
> barcodes for all important modes.
> This new version comes with following changes in
> the PostScript file:
> ----- pst-barcode.pro
> 2012-06-26 - The QR Code encoder was modified so that Micro QR Code
>              symbols do not require the use of raw mode.
>            - Support for the alphanumeric, numeric, and kanji encodings
>              was added to the QR Code encoder.
>            - The PZN symbology was extended with support
>              for PZN8.
>            - Support for the GS1 DataMatrix symbology was added.
>            - A bug in double digit ASCII encodation of the Data Matrix
>              symbology was fixed.
>            - The EDIFACT, C40, TEXT, and X12 encodation schemes were
>              removed from the Data Matrix symbology, as
>              these were buggy.
>            - Support for FNC1 character as added to the Data Matrix
> symbology.

Thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version.

Users may view the package's catalogue entry at
or browse the package's directory at

Changes in the archive should have reached all mirrors within 24 hours.

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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