ADG is a GObject-based library that provides a non-interactive cairo canvas specifically designed for generating technical drawings. The details on the closed issues can be found in the official ADG tracker:
In the following, the most notable improvements introduced by this new release.
The quote of linear dimensions can be freely positioned using the AdgDim:pos property. By default, ADG keeps the quote inside the extension lines if there is enough room, otherwise displaces it to the "pos" coordinates.
A document describing how to contribute to the project has been added. A general description of the API conventions used by is also provided.
A lot of bug fixing and code clean up. A bug in the installation has been solved and support for pkg-config has been added. This will probably be the last release of the 0.5 branch.