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 Summary of important user-visible changes for sockets 1.2.0:
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+
+ ** Functions are cleaned on package unload (requires Octave >= 3.8)
+    using the PKG_DEL directive.
 
  ** The sockets package is now dependent on Octave versions >= 3.2.0