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 <?xml version="1.0" encoding="iso-8859-1"?>
 <!DOCTYPE section SYSTEM "./tX.dtd">
 <section name='main'>
+  &db;
   <main>
     <general>
       <heading>Welcome to the terminatorX website!</heading>
       <subtitle>
         <nopara>Bookmark this site as 
-        <link ref='http://www.terminatorX.cx'>www.terminatorX.cx</link>. It's
+        <link ref='http://terminatorX.cx'>terminatorX.cx</link>. It's
         located on 
         <link ref='http://42.fht-esslingen.de'>
         42.fht-esslingen.de</link></nopara>
         sampled audio data (*.wav, *.au, *.ogg, *.mp3, etc.) the way hiphop-DJs
         scratch on vinyl records. It features multiple turntables, realtime
         effects (buit-in as well as 
-        <link ref='http://www.ladspa.org'>LADSPA</link> plugin effects), a
+        <dblink id="ladspa"/> plugin effects), a
         sequencer and MIDI interface - all accessible through an easy-to-use
         gtk+ GUI. 
         <bold>This sofware is designed to run under Linux, FreeBSD and the
         like</bold>. If you have more questions read the 
-        <link ref='faq.html'>FAQ</link>/<link ref='doc/index.html'>Manual</link>/<link 
-           ref='http://www.boosthardware.com/LAU/quicktoots/toots/tx_toot/tx_toot1.html'>Tutorial</link>/<link ref='COPYING'>LICENSE</link> and if you have further questions,
+        <dblink id='faq'/>/<link ref='doc/index.html'>Manual</link>/<dblink id='tutorial'>Tutorial</dblink>/<dblink id='license'>License</dblink> and if you have further questions,
         suggestions, patches, 
-        <link ref='scratches.html'>scratches</link> send me a 
+        <dblink id='scratches'>scratches</dblink> send me a 
         <link ref='mailto:alex@lisas.de'>mail</link></para>
       </text>
     </general>
     <news>
       <newsitem>
-        <newsheader date='April 03'>
+        <newsheader date='April 18'>
         <link ref='download.html#Current Version'>terminatorX 3.80</link> and 
         <link ref='aseqjoy.html'>aseqjoy 0.0.1</link></newsheader>
         <newstext>
           <itemizedlist>
             <listitem>
               <para>Finally terminatorX has a 
-              <bold>native</bold>
-              <link ref='http://www.alsa-project.org'>ALSA</link>
+              <bold>native</bold> <dblink id="alsa"/>
               <bold>backend</bold>. See the new 
               <italic>Preferences</italic> dialog and the online manual for
               details. The ALSA and the OSS backends now both support operating
               at an 
               <bold>arbitrary sampling rate</bold>.</para>
             </listitem>
+         </itemizedlist>
+          <screenshot filename='shot-3.80-1.png'>
+            <nopara>Scrolling audio data, a menubar and even less space consumption
+               for small displays.
+           </nopara>
+          </screenshot>
+         <itemizedlist>  
             <listitem>
               <para>The audio data display is now 
               <bold>zoomable</bold>. This helps scratching large audio files
@@ -69,7 +75,7 @@
                 <name>Arthur Peters</name>
                 <email>amp@singingwizard.org</email>
               </person>. The MIDI interface is based upon the 
-              <link ref='http://www.alsa-project.org'>ALSA</link> sequencer API,
+              <dblink id="alsa"/> sequencer API,
               so you'll have to connect terminatorX' input port to an output
               port of your choice with either 
               <screen>aconnect</screen> or for example the 
@@ -78,8 +84,7 @@
               a turntable's parameter click the 
               <italic>MIDI Mapping</italic> button.</para>
               <para>In order to test the new interface I hacked a little tool
-              called 
-              <link ref='aseqjoy.html'>aseqjoy</link> that emits MIDI controller
+              called <dblink id='aseqjoy'/> that emits MIDI controller
               messages based on Joystick motion.</para>
             </listitem>
             <listitem>
               <para>I added a little 
               <bold>pitch calculator</bold> that allows adjusting the playback
               speed of a turntable to that of the master turntable so it easy
-              very easy to synchronize loops now. Note that this feature is
-              proabably useless.</para>
+              very easy to synchronize (<italic>precisely cut</italic>) loops now. 
+             Note that this feature is
+              probably useless with large audiofiles (like complete songs).</para>
             </listitem>
             <listitem>
               <para>Advancing the use of XML: many XML-related bugs have been
           </itemizedlist></para>
           <para>This release has seen quite some 
           <link ref="http://developer.kde.org/~sewardj">valgrinding</link> so it
-          should run rather stable and a major mem leak has been fixedm, too.
+          should run rather stable and a major mem leak has been fixed, too.
           Unlike 3.73 this one compiles with gcc &gt; 3.0 with 
           <screen>-Wall</screen> and 
-          <screen>-Werror</screen> enabled.</para>
+          <screen>-Werror</screen> enabled. Well, the version number ends in a
+         zero, which means lots of new code with possibly lots of new and yet
+         undiscovered busg.
+         </para>
         </newstext>
       </newsitem>
       <newsitem>
         <link ref='download.html#Current Version'>terminatorX
         V3.73</link> available, 
         <link ref='http://www.debian.org'>Debian</link> inclusion + a 
-        <link ref='http://www.boosthardware.com/LAU/quicktoots/toots/tx_toot/tx_toot1.html'>
-        tutorial</link></newsheader>
+        <dblink id="tutorial"/></newsheader>
         <newstext>
           <para>Aside of fixing numerous bugs, the new release does have some
           new features: 
               too, but I don't plan to support it much longer.</para>
             </listitem>
           </itemizedlist>
-          <screenshot filename='shot-3.73-1.png'>
-            <nopara>Minimizing controls to save space</nopara>
-          </screenshot>
           <itemizedlist>
             <listitem>
               <para>I reworked the GUI a bit in order to make terminatorX fit
               <person>
                 <name>Adrian</name>
                 <email>adrian@lisas.de</email>
-              </person>terminatorX now has a 
+              </person> terminatorX now has a 
               <bold>manpage</bold>.</para>
             </listitem>
           </itemizedlist></para>
               <person>
                 <name>Tilman Linneweh</name>
                 <email>tilman@arved.de</email>
-              </person>for testing.</para>
+              </person> for testing.</para>
             </listitem>
             <listitem>
               <para>Many other fixes.</para>
           <person>
             <name>Mike Furr</name>
             <email>mfurr@debian.org</email>
-          </person>is now maintainer of the 
+          </person> is now maintainer of the 
           <link ref='http://packages.debian.org/unstable/sound/terminatorx.html'>
           terminatorX Debian package</link>. So if you're a Debian user you may
           want to 
           <person>
             <name>Brian</name>
             <email>bredfern@calarts.edu</email>
-          </person>has created a wonderful step-by-step 
-          <link ref='http://www.boosthardware.com/LAU/quicktoots/toots/tx_toot/tx_toot1.html'>
-          "terminatorX TOOT" tutorial</link> - reading that will accelerate the
+          </person> has created a wonderful step-by-step 
+          <dblink id='tutorial'>
+          "terminatorX TOOT" tutorial</dblink> - reading that will accelerate the
           creation of your first scratch considerably.</para>
         </newstext>
       </newsitem>
       <newsitem>
         <newsheader date='31 Jul'>
-        <link ref='turntable.html'>Turntable gallery</link> online and a fresh 
-        <link ref='scratches.html'>scratch</link></newsheader>
+        <dblink id='turntables'>Turntable gallery</dblink> online and a fresh 
+        <dblink id='scratches'>scratch</dblink></newsheader>
         <newstext>
           <para>I finally managed to hack the website's DTD and XSLT stylesheet
           to support the 
           <person>
             <name>Brian</name>
             <email>bredfern@calarts.edu</email>
-          </person>- a California based terminatorX DJ - has contributed a very
+          </person> - a California based terminatorX DJ - has contributed a very
           cool scratch for the 
-          <link ref='scratches.html'>scratches section</link>. It's just an
+          <dblink id='scratches'>scratches section</dblink>. It's just an
           excerpt of a complete drum and bass set that is available at Brian's 
           <link ref='http://asapien.org'>website</link> - which seems to be down
           currently. In case it doesn't come up again I'll mirror the complete
           <para>Hope everybody had a nice start into 2002, these are the
           changes that come with terminatorX release 3.72 (for details check
           the 
-          <link ref='ChangeLog'>ChangeLog</link>): 
+          <dblink id='changelog'/>): 
           <itemizedlist>
             <listitem>
               <para>Thanks to a patch from