[LAA] Rivendell v0.9.82

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To: User discussion about the Rivendell Radio Automation System <rivendell-dev@...>, Developer discussion about the Rivendell Radio Automation System <rivendell-prog@...>
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Date: Monday, September 17, 2007 - 10:43 pm

On behalf of the entire Rivendell development team, I'm pleased to announce
the release of Rivendell v0.9.82. Rivendell is a full-featured radio
automation system targeted for use in professional broadcast environments. It
is available under the GNU General Public License. From the NEWS file:

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OVERLAP Transition. A new transition type, called 'OVERLAP' has been
added. Operation is similar to that of a SEGUE, except that audio from
the finishing event is not faded out, but will play at full volumne to the
end of the event.

Scheduler Integration Enhancements. A number of additions have been
made to allow for greater control and integration between Rivendell and
third-party scheduling tools. These include:

Music Log Reconciliation. Additional data fields have been added to the
Music Log parser to allow for proper Electronic Log Reconciliation (ELR)
to be configured for Music as well as Traffic logs.

It's now possible to schedule voice tracks from imported Traffic logs by
means of the 'Insert Voice Track' string setting in

It's now possible to insert a Log Note from imported Music logs by means
of the 'Note Cart String' setting in RDAdmin->ManageServices.

RDImport Options. A new '--title-from-cartchunk-cutid' switch has been
added to RDImport to allow title data to be extracted from CartChunk CutID
field of imported files.

Dependency Changes. As of this release, the LibRadio and LibRHpi packages
are supplied 'built-in' as part of the core Rivendell distribution. Thus,
it is NO LONGER NECESSARY to install these packages separately. As part of
this process, a new utility called 'RDHPIInfo' (formerly the 'RHPIInfo
utility in LibRadio) has been added.

Bug Fixes. A major emphasis of this release has been to fix as many known
bugs as possible. See the ChangeLog for details.

Database Update:
This version of Rivendell uses database schema version 141, and will
automatically upgrade any earlier versions. To see the current schema
version prior to upgrade, see RDAdmin->SystemInfo.

As always, be sure to run RDAdmin immediately after upgrading to allow
any necessary changes to the database schema to be applied.

Further information, screenshots and download links are available at:



| Frederick F. Gleason, Jr. | Chief Developer |
| | Paravel Systems |
| Every morning in Africa, a gazelle wakes up. It knows it must run |
| faster than the fastest lion or it will be killed. Every morning a |
| lion wakes up. It knows it must outrun the slowest gazelle or it will |
| starve to death. It doesn't matter whether you are a lion or a |
| gazelle: when the sun comes up, you'd better be running! |
| -- Anonymous |

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