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 Summary of important user-visible changes for releases of the control package
+
+===============================================================================
+control-2.6.2   Release Date: 2014-mm-dd   Release Manager: Lukas Reichlin
+===============================================================================
+
+** ss
+   The conversion of realizable descriptor systems to regular state-space form
+   is now possible, even when the descriptor matrix "E" is singular.
+   (Thanks to Thomas Vasileiou and Bruce Minaker)
+
 
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 control-2.6.1   Release Date: 2013-12-10   Release Manager: Lukas Reichlin