CTAN update: listings

CTAN Announcements ctan-ann at dante.de
Fri Jul 12 13:33:04 CEST 2013

the daemon tells us:

> Name of contribution: listings
> Author's name: Jobst Hoffmann
> Package version: 1.5
> Location on CTAN: macros/latex/contrib/listings/
> Summary description: Typeset programs within LaTeX.  The source code
>           is read directly by TeX. Keywords, comments, strings and
>           more are distinguished. 
> License type: lppl
> Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Typeset programs (programming code) within LaTeX. The source code is read
> directly by TeX. Keywords, comments and strings can be typeset using
> different styles (default is bold for keywords, italic for comments and no
> special style for strings). Includes support for hyperref. To use, simply
> \usepackage{listings}, identify the language with \lstset{language=Python},
> then employ the \begin{lstlisting} ... \end{lstlisting} environment or the
> \lstinputlisting{filename.py} command.
> NOTE: The original author of this package, Carsten Heinz, became inactive
> sometime in late 2004.  Hendri Adriaens took over maintenance of the
> package in accordance with the LPPL's procedure for abandoned packages.  He
> then passed the maintainership of the package to Brooks Moses, who had
> volunteered for the position while this procedure was going through. Six
> years later Jobst Hoffmann took over the maintainership of the listings
> package.
> This release, version 1.5, is a minor maintenance release and contains
> updates to a programming language and support for a new program as well:
> * Fortran is updated to version Fortran 2003 and Fortran 2008
> * Lua is a newly introduced language, the supported versions are Lua 5.0,
>   5.1, and 5.2.
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------
> Announcement required: Yes
> Users may view the package catalogue entry at
>   http://www.ctan.org/pkg/listings
> or they may browse the package directory at
>   http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/listings/

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

Robin Fairbairns

For the CTAN team

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