CTAN update: pst-barcode

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Thu Jun 28 12:35:04 CEST 2012

Herbert Vo\ss writes:

> 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.
> pst-barcode is a PSTricks related package for drawing
> barcodes for all important modes.
> This new version 0.09 comes with:
> ----- pst-barcode.tex
> 0.09 2012-06-25 - using another code for loading the ps code
> ----- pst-barcode.pro
> 2012-06-25 - The QR Code encoder was modified to select an
>             optimal encoder based on the data.
>           - A bug in the symbol size selection for
>             QR Code was fixed.
>           - The QR Code encoder was optimised by
>             allowing the terminator pattern to be trimmed.
>           - Support for the alphanumeric, numeric and
>             kanji encodings was added to the qrcode encoder.
>           - The PZN symbology was extended with support for PZN8.
>           - The 1.5 scale factor was removed from the
>             DataMatrix encoder.

thanks for the upload; i've installed the new version and tweaked the
catalogue repository.

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

The catalogue entry will change (somewhat) overnight tonight (subject to
mirroring delays).

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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