Changelog

All notable changes to this project will be documented in this file.

The format is based on Keep a Changelog using the reStructuredText format instead of Markdown. This project adheres to Semantic Versioning as of version 0.7.0.

Note: this project had no release versions between 0.6.6b1 and 0.7.0. Notable changes made between these versions are documented in the commit history and will be placed under headings in this file over time.

0.24.0 - 2020-05-21

Added

  • Add optional ‘results’ arguments to recognition and grammar callbacks that expose internal engine results objects for Natlink and SAPI 5 SR engines.
  • Add support for quoted words in rules, which can potentially fix certain recognition issues with Dragon.

Changed

  • Change the setup_log() function to output log messages to stderr.
  • Make Dictation-only rules work with the Sphinx engine again.
  • Make keyboard input faster on X11 by passing ‘–delay 0’ as an argument to Xdotool.
  • Update, fix and improve various parts of the documentation.
  • Use the old Win32 Clipboard class on Windows instead of the cross-platform class.

Fixed

  • Fix sdist package installs by including missing files like version.txt (thanks @thatch).
  • Fix the Win32 Clipboard class handling of empty clipboard errors and the CF_TEXT format.
  • Raise an error if args were passed to get_engine() but silently ignored (thanks @shervinemami).

0.23.2 - 2020-04-11

Fixed

  • Add missing __str__ visualization method for UnsafeActionSeries.
  • Add missing catch for IOErrors in the Function.__str__() method.
  • Fix __str__ visualization methods that break Unicode support.
  • Fix some bugs with how Dragonfly command modules are loaded.

0.23.1 - 2020-04-09

Fixed

  • Add temporary mitigation for Windows keyboard action processing bug specific to the Kaldi engine (thanks @daanzu).

0.23.0 - 2020-04-06

Changed

  • Add get_current_engine() function that doesn’t initialize an engine.
  • Add is_primary and name properties to all Monitor classes.
  • Change SAPI5 engine backend to use the recognizer language selected in the options window instead of “en”.
  • Reword confusing Natlink warning message shown when Dragon isn’t running.
  • Update and fix various parts of the documentation.

Fixed

  • Add automatic fix for the NatlinkEngine class that allows threads to work properly after the first grammar is loaded.
  • Change Dragonfly monitor lists to always have the primary monitor with coordinates (0, 0) first on the list.
  • Fix Mouse action bug with negative absolute screen coordinates that made monitors tricky to access sometimes.
  • Fix bug where X11Window.executable may return None in certain circumstances.
  • Support AppContext edge cases where window executables or titles aren’t valid (thanks @shervinemami).

0.22.0 - 2020-03-20

Changed

  • Add __str__ method to essential action classes for visualization (thanks @dmakarov).
  • Change the Dictation element’s value to be a list of recognized words instead of a DictationContainer object if the ‘format’ constructor argument is False. Previously, the ‘format’ argument did nothing.
  • Make various improvements to Dragonfly’s documentation.
  • Make various improvements to the Kaldi engine’s audio code (thanks @daanzu).

Fixed

  • Add code to verify that natlink is on the Python path before initializing the engine (thanks @LexiconCode).
  • Fix Python 2.7 console output encoding errors in on_recognition() callbacks in CLI and module loaders.
  • Fix a minor bug in DictListRef’s constructor.
  • Fix bugs where X11 Keyboard and Window class sub-processes can exit early.
  • Fix encoding bug with the string representation of BoundAction.
  • Fix some Python 3.x bugs with the Natlink engine and its tests (thanks @mrob95).
  • Make DarwinWindow get_window_module/pid methods error safe (thanks @dmakarov).

0.21.1 - 2020-02-24

Fixed

  • Add set_exclusive() alias methods to Grammar & EngineBase classes to make some older grammars work again.
  • Fix a few issues related to the Impossible and Empty elements (thanks @caspark and @daanzu).
  • Fix Win32 modifier bug where the control key could be released if held down when Window.set_foreground() is called.
  • Make all engine mimic() methods fail properly when given empty input.

0.21.0 - 2020-02-15

Added

  • Add optional recursive mode to CommandModuleDirectory class.
  • Add new load and load-directory CLI commands as alternatives to module loader scripts.
  • Add new on_end() and on_post_recognition() recognition observers with optional parameters (thanks @daanzu).
  • Add Window.set_focus() method for focusing windows without raising them (only supported on X11).
  • Add ‘focus_only’ argument to BringApp and FocusWindow actions to support focusing windows without raising them (only supported on X11).

Changed

  • Add context manager to ListBase class for optimized list updates.
  • Add missing CommandModule properties and methods to CommandModuleDirectory class.
  • Change ActionBase class to catch all exceptions raised during execution, not just ActionErrors (thanks @daanzu).
  • Change ActionSeries class to stop execution if errors occur. The ActionSeries.stop_on_failures attribute, UnsafeActionSeries class and the ‘|’ and ‘|=’ operators can be used to have the previous behaviour.
  • Change Kaldi retain support to allow retaining only specifically chosen recognitions (thanks @daanzu).
  • Change on_recognition() recognition observer to allow optional rule and node parameters on functions (thanks @daanzu).
  • Change setup.py test command to support running the test suites with different pytest options (thanks @daanzu).
  • Change the StartApp action to use the macOS ‘open’ program if applicable.
  • Clean up and enhance log messages and dependency checks done in the is_engine_available() and get_engine() functions (thanks @LexiconCode).
  • Use application IDs instead of application names to differentiate between different application processes on macOS (thanks @dmakarov).

Fixed

  • Fix Dragonfly’s CLI so glob patterns are expanded where necessary (i.e. if using cmd.exe on Windows).
  • Fix Kaldi version number checking (thanks @daanzu).
  • Fix Python 2/3 bool incompatibility with dictation containers (thanks @daanzu).
  • Fix bug with CommandModuleDirectory ‘excludes’ constructor parameter.
  • Fix bug with the command-line interface where the ‘command’ argument wasn’t required.
  • Fix Function action deprecation warning in Python 3.

0.20.0 - 2020-01-03

Added

  • Add DarwinWindow class for macOS using ‘py-applescript’ (thanks to various Aenea contributors).
  • Add Kaldi engine support for defining your own, external engine to use for dictation elements (thanks @daanzu).
  • Add Kaldi engine support for weights on individual rule elements (thanks @daanzu).
  • Add support for special specifiers in Compound specs (thanks @daanzu).

Changed

  • Change Kaldi default model directory to ‘kaldi_model’ (thanks @daanzu).
  • Change dragonfly’s CLI test command to accept zero file arguments.
  • Clean up code in grammar, actions and windows sub-packages.
  • Improve overall Kaldi engine recognition accuracy (thanks @daanzu).
  • Make a few minor Windows-related speed optimizations (thanks @Versatilus).

Fixed

  • Add missing DNS parser entry for the special “numeral” word.
  • Fix a Windows bug where the wrong mouse buttons will be pressed if the primary/secondary buttons are inverted.
  • Fix a bug with dragonfly’s CLI ‘test’ command where grammars weren’t properly unloaded.
  • Fix on_recognition() observer callback for the natlink engine.
  • Fix various Kaldi engine bugs (thanks @daanzu).
  • Fix wsr_module_loader_plus.py for newer Python versions.

Removed

  • Remove basic Kaldi module loader ‘kaldi_module_loader.py’.

0.19.1 - 2019-11-28

Fixed

  • Change the Key action to accept all escaped or encoded characters as key names on Windows.
  • Fix a bug where the Key/Text ‘use_hardware’ argument is ignored.

0.19.0 - 2019-11-26

Added

  • Add FocusWindow constructor arguments to select by index or filter by passed function (thanks @daanzu).
  • Add extra FocusWindow arguments to BringApp action to use for window matching.
  • Add Natlink engine support for retaining recognition data (thanks @daanzu).
  • Add RunCommand ‘hide_window’ argument for using the action class with GUI applications.
  • Add StartApp and BringApp ‘focus_after_start’ argument for raising started applications.
  • Add unified ‘engine.do_recognition()’ method for recognising in a loop from any engine.

Changed

  • Add much faster Lark-based parser for compound specs (thanks @mrob95).
  • Allow retaining Kaldi engine recognition metadata without audio data (thanks @daanzu).
  • Change Key action to allow typing Unicode on Windows.
  • Change StartApp and BringApp to allow a single list/tuple constructor argument.
  • Change dragonfly’s test suite to use pytest instead.
  • Change engine recognition loops to exit on engine.disconnect().
  • Change the base Rule class’s default ‘exported’ value to True (thanks @daanzu).
  • Implement the PlaySound action for other platforms using pyaudio.
  • Make other various optimisations and changes (thanks @mrob95).
  • Various improvements to the Kaldi engine (thanks @daanzu).

Fixed

  • Change Key and Text actions to handle multiple keyboard layouts on Windows.
  • Change NatlinkEngine.mimic() to handle string arguments.
  • Change X11Window class to handle xdotool/xprop errors gracefully instead of panicking.
  • Fix Win32Window.get_matching_windows() and the FocusWindow action for recent Dragon versions.
  • Fix a few bugs with the RunCommand, StartApp and BringApp actions.
  • Fix bug with Kaldi retain audio support where the last dictation wasn’t retained (thanks @comodoro).
  • Fix engine bugs where grammars could not be loaded/unloaded during Grammar.process_begin() (thanks @mrob95).
  • Fix various bugs related to grammar exclusivity.

Removed

  • Remove no longer used EngineTestSuite class.
  • Remove unfinished command family app sub-package (dragonfly.apps.family).
  • Remove unused Win32 dialog and control classes.

0.18.0 - 2019-10-13

Added

  • Add grammar/rule weights support for the Kaldi backend (thanks @daanzu).
  • Add new functions for recognition state change callbacks.
  • Add optional –delay argument to Dragonfly’s test command (CLI).
  • Allow the passing of window attributes to text engine mimic (thanks @mrob95).

Changed

  • Add magic repr methods for debugging (thanks @mrob95).
  • Add pyobjc as a required package on Mac OS (for AppKit).
  • Improve Kaldi backend performance by parsing directly on the FST instead of with pyparsing (thanks @daanzu).
  • Make Kaldi backend work with Python 3 (thanks @daanzu).
  • Make other various improvements to the Kaldi backend (thanks @daanzu).
  • Make the Monitor class and list work on X11 (Linux) & Mac OS.
  • Make the Mouse action work on X11 (Linux) & Mac OS.
  • Move 3 monitor-related methods from Win32Window to BaseWindow.

Fixed

  • Change Sphinx and text engines to not accept mimicking of non-exported rules (expected behaviour).
  • Fix CompoundRule bug where the ‘exported’ parameter was effectively ignored.
  • Fix Natlink engine bug where Canadian English isn’t recognised (thanks @dusty-phillips).
  • Fix Natlink engine for all variants of supported languages.
  • Fix case sensitivity bug with AppContext keyword arguments.
  • Fix quite a few bugs with the Kaldi backend (thanks @daanzu).
  • Fix two bugs with the text engine’s mimic method (thanks @mrob95).

0.17.0 - 2019-09-12

Added

  • Add alpha support for the accessibility API on Linux (thanks @wolfmanstout).
  • Add keywords argument handling to AppContext class for matching window attributes other than titles and executables.
  • Add the ability to set formatting flags for natlink dictation containers (thanks @alexboche).

Changed

  • Add Python 3 compatible natlink compiler test (thanks @mrob95).
  • Add a note about installing the xdotool program in the Kaldi engine documentation (thanks @JasoonS).
  • Change the Sphinx engine to allow grammars with the same name (again).
  • Move dependency adding code from engine classes into Grammar methods (thanks @mrob95).
  • Remove extraneous trailing whitespace from 116 files (thanks @mrob95).
  • Remove redundant ‘grammar.engine = self’ lines from engine classes (thanks @mrob95).
  • Lots of Kaldi engine backend improvements & bug fixes (thanks @daanzu).
  • Remove keyboard-related messages sometimes printed at import time because similar messages are printed later anyway.
  • Update documentation sections on running dragonfly’s test suite.
  • Update documentation section on logging and logging handlers.

Fixed

  • Add check to avoid preparing expensive debug logs when they will be discarded (thanks @wolfmanstout).
  • Add missing is_maximized property for Win32Window class.
  • Fix Python 3 support in a few places.
  • Fix a few problems with the Sphinx engine.
  • Fix case sensitivity bug with Window.get_matching_windows().
  • Fix minor bug with Win32.get_all_windows().
  • Fix various character encoding issues with dragonfly and its unit tests.
  • Log ‘Is X installed?’ messages in X11Window if xprop or xdotool are missing.
  • Re-raise errors due to missing xprop or xdotool programs instead of suppressing them.

0.16.1 - 2019-08-04

Added

  • Add Dictation string formatting examples into documentation.
  • Add Kaldi informational messages during grammar loading pauses.

Changed

  • Clean up code style in engines/base/dictation.py.
  • Bump required kaldi-active-grammar version to 0.6.0.
  • Update Kaldi engine documentation (thanks @daanzu and @LexiconCode).

Fixed

  • Fix Win32Window.set_foreground() failures by forcing the interpreter’s main thread to “receive” the last input event (press & release control).
  • Fix quite a few bugs with the Kaldi engine. (thanks @daanzu).
  • Make the Sphinx engine ignore unknown words in grammars instead of raising errors.

0.16.0 - 2019-07-21

Added

  • Add FakeWindow class imported as ‘Window’ on unsupported platforms.
  • Add RPC methods for getting speech state & recognition history.
  • Add Window.get_matching_windows() and Window.get_window class methods.
  • Add X11Window class for interacting with windows on X11 (adapted from Aenea).
  • Add alternative dragonfly module loader for natlink.
  • Add documentation for X11 keyboard and window support.
  • Add enhancements to Dictation and DictationContainer objects (thanks @mrob95).
  • Add missing Integer Repeat factor example into documentation.
  • Add optional ‘–language’ argument to dragonfly’s ‘test’ command (CLI).
  • Add xdotool & libxdo keyboard implementations to replace pynput on X11 (adapted from Aenea).

Changed

  • Change the dragonfly.windows.window module to import the current platform’s Window class.
  • Improve Kaldi documentation and add an example demo script (thanks @daanzu).
  • Make test_actions.py and test_window.py files run with all test suites and on all platforms.
  • Move some code from FocusWindow into Window classes.
  • Rename dragonfly’s Window class to Win32Window and move it into win32_window.py.
  • Swap Repeat class’s constructor arguments so that ‘extra’ is first (backwards-compatible) (thanks @mrob95).
  • Unmock the Window, WaitWindow, FocusWindow, BringApp and StartApp classes for all platforms.
  • Update Kaldi engine backend with user lexicon support, microphone listing, other improvements and bug fixes (thanks @daanzu).

Fixed

  • Fix DragonflyError raised if importing ShortIntegerContent whilst using a speaker language that isn’t English.
  • Fix Thread.isAlive() deprecation warnings in Python 3.7.
  • Fix import error in SAPI5 engine file (specific to Python 3).
  • Fix incorrect file names in the ‘plus’ module loaders.
  • Fix problem with building documentation when kaldi_active_grammar is installed.
  • Fix spec string decoding in the Text action class.

0.15.0 - 2019-06-24

Added

  • Add new Kaldi engine backend for Linux & Windows, including documentation and module loaders (thanks @daanzu).
  • Add more featureful loader for WSR with sleep/wake functionality (thanks @daanzu).
  • Add FuncContext class that determines context activity by callable argument (thanks @daanzu).
  • Allow all timer manager callbacks to be manually disabled (used in tests).

Changed

  • Change RunCommand action to use a member for the process_command argument.
  • Change how Sapi5Compiler compiles Impossible elements (more impossible now).
  • Change sphinx engine install instructions and required dependency versions.
  • Change the dragonfly.timer._Timer class so that it works correctly for all supported engines and platforms via engine.create_timer().
  • Make local development documentation use read_the_docs theme (thanks @daanzu).
  • Move timer-related engine code into DelegateTimerManagerInterface so it is re-used by multiple engines.

Deprecated

  • Deprecate the old dragonfly.timer._Timer class.

Fixed

  • Fix SAPI5 engine setting grammars as not exclusive (thanks @daanzu).
  • Fix SAPI5 window change detection and allow manually processing (thanks @daanzu).
  • Fix slow RPC response times for WSR and natlink by adjusting engine timer intervals.
  • Preserve Dragon mic state in the NatlinkEngine.speak() method (thanks @lexxish).

Removed

  • Remove sphinxwrapper Git sub-module from project.

0.14.1 - 2019-05-31

Changed

  • Change English integers to include “too” and “to” as equivalents for “two” (thanks @lexxish).

0.14.0 - 2019-05-21

Added

  • Add documentation on dragonfly’s logging infrastructure.
  • Add dragonfly.rpc sub-package and usage example.
  • Add enable() and disable() methods to ThreadedTimerManager class.
  • Add optional “repeating” parameter to the multiplexing Timer class and engine.create_timer() method.
  • Add recognize_forever() method to WSR engine class.

Changed

  • Change AppContext class to allow lists of titles and executables (thanks @mrob95).
  • Change WSR engine to call timer functions on the main thread.
  • Change dragonfly stdout logging formatter to include the level name.
  • Make dragonfly’s multiplexing timer classes more thread safe.
  • Replace WSR module loader’s PumpWaitingMessages loop with engine.recognize_forever().
  • Simplify sphinx engine availability checks.

Fixed

  • Fix WSR engine context bug with a hook for foreground window changes (thanks @tylercal).
  • Fix a bug with Monitor objects caused by incorrect coordinate calculations (thanks @tylercal).
  • Fix some example files that break if used with Python 3.
  • Stop calling setup_log() in a few dragonfly modules to avoid side effects.
  • Stop encoding to windows-1252 in a few places if using Python 3 (thanks @tylercal).
  • Stop erasing dragonfly’s logging file now that setup_log() isn’t always used.

0.13.0 - 2019-04-24

Added

  • Add and document optional “remap_data” parameter to Function action to allow using extras with different names than the function argument names.
  • Add Key, Text and Paste action support for X11 and Mac OS using pynput.
  • Add modified ContextAction class from Aenea (thanks @calmofthestorm).
  • Add more flexible ShortIntegerRef class (thanks @mrob95).

Changed

  • Allow saying “oh” as well as “zero” for IntegerRefs.
  • Change the Sphinx engine to disallow multiple grammars with the same name.
  • Change the Text action’s default pause value to 0.005 seconds & make it configurable.
  • Rename Language Support doc page to Language Support & Sub-package.
  • Rename 3 example command modules to start with underscores.
  • Stop mocking Windows-only sendinput classes & functions on other platforms.
  • Update some documentation to mention that dragonfly’s module loaders will load from files matching “_*.py” rather than “*.py”.

Fixed

  • Allow Text sub-classes to override the ‘_pause_default’ attribute.
  • Fix Sphinx engine bug where grammar searches could be overridden.
  • Fix some issues with dragonfly’s mocked actions.

0.12.0 - 2019-04-04

Added

  • Add CONTRIBUTING.rst file.
  • Add Repetition ‘optimize’ parameter that should reduce grammar complexity.
  • Add SphinxEngine.default_search_result property.
  • Add SphinxEngine.write_transcript_files method.
  • Add WSR/SAPI5 retain audio support for saving recognition data (thanks @daanzu).
  • Add example sphinx_wave_transcriber.py script into dragonfly/examples.
  • Allow passing keyword arguments to get_engine() functions (thanks @daanzu).

Changed

  • Change Sphinx and text engines to call notify_recognition() before rule processing.
  • Change Sphinx engine to allow specifying default decoder search options other than “-lm”.
  • Change SphinxEngine.process_wave_file() method to yield recognised words.
  • Change the format of the Sphinx engine’s saved training data.
  • Disable the Sphinx engine’s built-in key phrases if the engine language isn’t English.
  • Disable writing Sphinx engine training data to files by default.
  • Erase dragonfly’s log file when creating the logging handler to avoid large files.
  • Make all Sphinx engine configuration optional.
  • Replace Sphinx engine’s PYAUDIO_STREAM_KEYWORD_ARGS config option with 4 new options.
  • Simplify Sphinx engine backend code and improve its performance.
  • Update Sphinx engine documentation to reflect the other changes.

Fixed

  • Add rule processing error handling to the Sphinx and text engines.
  • Fix lots of bugs with the Sphinx engine backend.
  • Fix Sphinx engine’s support for exclusive grammars and multiplexing timers.
  • Minimise dropped audio frames when recording with the Sphinx engine.

Removed

  • Remove Sphinx engine’s config.py file.
  • Remove the Sphinx engine’s support for Dictation elements for now.
  • Remove/hide some unnecessary public SphinxEngine methods and properties.

0.11.1 - 2019-02-22

Changed

  • Change the RunCommand action to allow the command argument to be a list to pass directly to subprocess.Popen instead of through shlex.split().

Fixed

  • Fix the RunCommand action so it properly parses command strings using non-POSIX/Windows paths.
  • Fix minor issues with RunCommand’s string representation and error logging.

0.11.0 - 2019-01-30

Added

  • Add additional tests to dragonfly’s test suites.
  • Add documentation for dragonfly’s timer classes.
  • Add new synchronous and process properties and error handling to the RunCommand action.
  • Add timer manager class for the text input and SAPI 5 engines.

Changed

  • Change default engine class for SAPI 5 engine backend to Sapi5InProcEngine.
  • Change logging framework to use ~/.dragonfly.log as the log file to make logging work on Windows and on other operating systems.
  • Change the Natlink test suite to run different tests for different DNS versions.
  • Change the default test suite to the “text” engine’s test suite and add it to the CI build.
  • Change typeables.py so that all symbols can be referred to by their printable representation (thanks @wolfmanstout).
  • Make several changes to the SAPI 5 engine backend so it passes the relevant dragonfly tests.
  • Update how _generate_typeables.py generates code used in typeables.py.
  • Update several documentation pages.
  • Use a RecognitionObserver in dfly-loader-wsr.py for user feedback when using Sapi5InProcEngine.

Fixed

  • Add default implementation for the RunCommand.process_command method so that most commands don’t hang without an implementation.
  • Fix bug where the Text action intermittently ignores the hardware_apps override (thanks @wolfmanstout).
  • Fix some encoding bugs with the text input engine.
  • Fix various issues with dragonfly’s tests and test framework.

Removed

  • Remove old test files.

0.10.1 - 2019-01-06

Fixed

  • Disable backwards-incompatible Unicode keyboard functionality by default for the Text action. Restoring the old behaviour requires deleting/modifying the ~/.dragonfly2-speech/settings.cfg file.

0.10.0 - 2018-12-28

Added

  • Add configurable Windows Unicode keyboard support to the Text action (thanks @Versatilus).
  • Add Windows accessibility API support to Dragonfly (thanks @wolfmanstout).
  • Add a command-line interface for Dragonfly with a “test” command.
  • Add multi-platform RunCommand action.
  • Add text input engine backend.

Changed

  • Change default paste key for the Paste action to Shift+insert.
  • Change typeables.py to log errors for untypeable characters.
  • Make backwards-incompatible change to the Text class where it no longer respects modifier keys being held down by default.
  • Move TestContext class from Pocket Sphinx engine tests into test/infrastructure.py.
  • Move command module classes from loader scripts into dragonfly/loader.py.

Fixed

  • Fix various Unicode and encoding issues (thanks @Versatilus).

0.9.1 - 2018-11-22

Changed

  • Various changes to documentation.
  • Make Arabic, Indonesian and Malaysian languages automatically load if required.

Fixed

  • Fix a bug with dragonfly’s MagnitudeIntBuilder class specific to Python 3.x.
  • Replace all imports using ‘dragonfly.all’ with just ‘dragonfly’.
  • Fix a bug where mouse wheel scrolling fails with high repeat values (thanks @wolfmanstout).
  • Fix a few minor problems with the Pocket Sphinx engine.
  • Fix error handling and logging when initialising the WSR/SAPI5 engine.

0.9.0 - 2018-10-28

Added

  • Add default VAD decoder config options to Pocket Sphinx engine config module.
  • Add documentation page on dragonfly’s supported languages.
  • Add repository core.autorclf settings for consistent file line endings.
  • Add scrolling and extra button support for dragonfly’s Mouse action (thanks @Versatilus).

Changed

  • Adjust pyperclip version requirements now that a bug is fixed.
  • Change error types raised in a few Rule class methods.
  • Change NatlinkEngine.speak() to turn on the mic after speech playback for consistency between Dragon versions.
  • Normalise all file line endings to Unix-style line feeds.

Fixed

  • Make Read the Docs generate documentation from Python modules again.

0.8.0 - 2018-09-27

Added

  • Add EngineBase.grammars property for retrieving loaded grammars.
  • Add MappingRule.specs property to allow retrieval of specs after initialisation.
  • Add checks in Sphinx engine for using unknown words in grammars and keyphrases.
  • Add configurable speech and hypothesis recording to Sphinx engine for model training.
  • Add Sphinx engine documentation page.

Changed

  • Change Sphinx engine module loader to use local engine config if it exists.
  • Change README to reference the new documentation page on the Sphinx engine.
  • Change documentation/conf.py to allow the docs to be built locally.
  • Change package distribution name to dragonfly2 in order to upload releases to PyPI.org.
  • Update README and documentation/installation.txt with instructions to install via pip.
  • Replace README.md with README.rst because PyPI doesn’t easily support markdown any more.

Fixed

  • Fix a bug with CompoundRule.spec.
  • Fix translation of RuleRef without explicit name in dragonfly2jsgf (thanks @daanzu).
  • Update virtual keyboard extended key support (thanks @Versatilus).
  • Add missing methods for WSR and Sphinx engines in test/element_tester.
  • Fix a few minor problems with the Sphinx engine.
  • Fix bug where newly-constructed rules were not inactivated (thanks @wolfmanstout).

Removed

  • Remove pyjsgf submodule as it can be installed via pip now.
  • Remove Sphinx engine’s README now that there is a documentation page.
  • Remove ez_setup.py and stop using it in setup.py.

0.7.0 - 2018-07-10

Added

  • Add multi-platform Clipboard class that works on Windows, Linux, Mac OS X.
  • Support Unicode grammar specs and window titles.
  • Support alternate keyboard layouts.
  • Add additional speech recognition backend using CMU Pocket Sphinx.
  • Add optional Sphinx dependencies as pyjsgf and sphinxwrapper Git sub-modules.
  • Add additional unit tests for enhancements.
  • Add additional six and pyperclip dependencies in setup.py.

Changed

  • Mock Windows-specific functionality for other platforms to allow importing.
  • Make pywin32 only required on Windows.
  • Made natlink optional in dragonfly/timer.py.
  • Clean up code styling and semantic issues.
  • Convert code base to support Python 3.x as well as Python 2.7.
  • Update natlink links in documentation.

Fixed

  • Make the Paste action work with the Unicode clipboard format (thanks @comodoro).
  • Fix issues with dragonfly’s monitor list and class.

2016

TODO

2015

TODO

2014

TODO

0.6.6b1 - 2009-04-13

TODO

0.6.5 - 2009-04-08

TODO

0.6.4 - 2009-02-01

TODO

0.6.4-rc3 - 2008-12-06

TODO

0.6.4-rc2 - 2008-12-02

TODO

0.6.4-rc1 - 2008-11-12

TODO

0.6.1 - 2008-10-18

This release is the first in the Git version control system.