Issue 3

October 26, 2008

This week… 1938 commits, in 197 projects, by 203 happy hackers (and 378 were translation commits).

The libgnome-removal quest continues this week with Thomas H.P. Andersen nailing it down in several games (gnometris, gnotravex, gnotski and iagno) and Cosima Cecchi killing it off baobab. While at it Thomas also updated gnometris from gnome-vfs to gio; and speaking of games Jason Clinton and Christian Persh hacked on the new Clutter-based aisleriot. GDM gained back real automatic and timed login. Gnome Power Manager switched to use libcanberra and the sound theme rather than shipping its own sounds and directly using GStreamer. On the translators front, Djihed Afifi commited lots of updates from the Arabic team and St├ęphane Raimbault and Claude Paroz started hacking on a Django-based port of Damned Lies, the site that offers l10n.gnome.org.

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Issue 2

October 19, 2008

This week… 1802 commits, in 171 projects, by 195 happy hackers (and 301 were translation commits).

A port of dasher in Java has been added to the dasher repository, it was done by Chris Smowton. S├ębastien Granjoux implemented support for gdbserver in Anjuta. William Jon McCann worked a little bit on the user-switch-applet that is now part of gdm. Empathy gained a pidgin-accounts import dialog and finally got support for chatroom invitations. More modules were migrated away from libgnome (gnome-games, marlin, cheese) and to GtkBuilder (eog) and gio (tracker search tool).

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Issue 1

October 12, 2008

This week… 1495 commits, in 194 projects, by 193 happy hackers (and 284 were translation commits).

Alongside Alexander Larsson finishing the removal of libgnome usage from Nautilus, other hackers and projects made the same kind of changes, Ignacio Casal Quinteiro in Anjuta, Christian Persch in gnome-games and totem, Francisco Rojas in gyrus (GNOME IMAP/Cyrus Administrator), Iain Holmes in Marlin (who also started porting it from gnome-vfs to gio). In GTK+ land, Michael Natterer implemented the GtkOrientable interface on GtkBox and Robert Staudinger moved libccss out of his gtk-css-engine and proposed a plan for theming in gtk3. Finally Gjs (Javascript bindings for GNOME) has landed in Subversion (Havoc and Lucas blogged about it already).

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Issue 0

October 5, 2008

This week… 1537 commits, in 172 projects, by 188 happy hackers (and 321 were translation commits).

Gimp 2.6 and Banshee 1.3.2 were released (and activity continued at full pace afterward). Richard Hult cleaned up devhelp code, optimised it at places, and improved the advanced search enough as to get it enabled by default. Evolution continued its switch to LGPL, and memos and tasks in the kill-bonobo branch are now (mostly) working. Murray Cumming cleaned up obsolete documents off developer.gnome.org.

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