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 Summary of important user-visible changes for data-smoothing 1.3.0:
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- ** The package is no longer automatically.
+ ** Package is no longer automatically loaded
 
- ** code has been cleaned to remove warnings about "possible Matlab-style
-    short-circuit operator"
+ ** Code has been cleaned to remove warnings about `possible Matlab-style
+    short-circuit operator'
 
  ** Minimal input check for all functions has been implemented