Issue 59

November 22, 2009

This week… 1637 commits, in 179 projects, by 248 happy hackers (and 285 were translation commits).

  • In the camel-gobject branch of Evolution, Matthew Barnes replaced Camel’s homegrown type system with GObject.
  • Brasero got Tracker support in its search pane . (GNOME bug 465660)
  • Simon van der Linden added a method to compare GIBaseInfo objects (GNOME bug 590527)
  • Pitivi got preliminary support for video mixing.
  • Brian Cameron added back Include, Exclude, and IncludeAll configuration options to GDM, to select which users should be visible; the option had been removd in the 2.22 rewrite. (GNOME 557553)
  • Florian Müllner improved the GNOME Shell to switch from the overview to the confirmation dialog some applications display before closing, when an application is closed from the overview . (GNOME bug 602532).
  • Also in the GNOME Shell, to support a message tray, Dan Winship added a notification daemon service.
  • After doing a first serie of commands two weeks ago, Xavier Claessens added support for the /nick command to Empathy . (GNOME bug 602066)
  • Evince has been modified to display files attached to PDF documents (it requires poppler from git master ). (GNOME bug 601839)
  • The GNOME Icon Theme got special icons for XDF folders (documents, download, music, pictures…).
  • Top projects

    Project Commits
    gtk+ 150
    tracker 85
    hamster-applet 82
    evolution 56
    empathy 56
    banshee 50
    totem 46
    gnumeric 34
    nautilus-actions 33
    pitivi 29

    Top authors

    Author Commits Modules
    Matej Urbančič 87 gnome-system-tools, file-roller, gnome-control-center and others
    Christian Dywan 75 gtk+, glib
    Toms Bauģis 73 hamster-applet
    Javier Jardón 61 gtk+, glib, gtk-web and others
    Bastien Nocera 48 totem, gnome-bluetooth, nautilus-sendto and others
    Matthew Barnes 48 evolution, evolution-data-server, gnomeweb-wml and others
    Guillaume Desmottes 35 empathy
    Jorge González 34 evolution, libgda, empathy and others
    Morten Welinder 31 gnumeric, goffice, libgsf
    Pierre Wieser 31 nautilus-actions