News and History of the MNG Developers from 2005
Herein lie news items and historical stuff regarding MNG. Feel free to poke
around, but note that some of the links, particularly the older ones, may be
broken. Keep in mind that this is history here...
- latest - see here
- 18 July 2005 - zlib 1.2.3 is released. This version
fixes a pair of security
vulnerabilities when decoding
invalid compressed data. The bugs can cause denial-of-service problems
(crashes), at a minimum; the CERT page notes unconfirmed reports of
remote code execution. Also note that zlib.org is now a redirector to zlib.net.
- 12 June 2005 - The replacement for the swrinde ftp site,
ftp.simplesystems.org, is now online, courtesy of Bob Friesenhahn
Systems. Previously Bob had hosted a mirror of the master site
(see the 20&nbps;October 2001 PNG news item). A very big thanks
to Bob and Simple Systems for hosting the new master site! Thanks
also to Glenn Randers-Pehrson, who will help maintain it (along with
- 9 May 2005 - After many years of excellent service, the ftp
archive at swrinde.nde.swri.edu--and the PNG and MNG resources
on it--has been retired. A hearty PNG/MNG thanks to Keith S. Pickens,
Alan Schaeffer, and Jay Fisher for setting up and maintaining the
archive for so long! Swrinde will be missed.
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Last modified 14 March 2009.
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