1. Plugin code is compliant with Joomla! 1.5/2.5 class model
2. Support for template overrides
3. Improved, accessible HTML output (particularly the layout table used in 1.5 was removed)
4. Configurable position of page navigation controls
5. Configurable output encoding
Version 2.0 of the plugin is compatible with both 1.5 and 2.5 versions of Joomla!, however there will be no support for 1.5, new features will be only available in Joomla! 2.5 and higher.