Issue 98

August 22, 2010

This week… 2759 commits, in 181 projects, by 258 happy hackers (and 486 were translation commits).

  • Peter Tyser added to Meld the ability to check if version control repository are valid.
  • Christian Persch ported libgconf-2 to GDbus, this makes libgconf-2 not link to libdbus anymore, which means libgconf-2 is LGPL2+ again . (GNOME bug 618039)
  • Tor-björn Claesson made it possible to register new search providers for the GNOME Shell dash.
  • Paul Cutler added Mallard snippets to the gedit snippets plugin.
  • Also in the Mallard vicinity Claude Paroz updated Damned Lies to display a special icon next to documentation in the Mallard format.
  • Håkon Enger added support for Mac OS VNC authentifcation to gtk-vnc.
  • The Murrine engine got support for theming new widgets: GtkIconView and GtkInfoBar.
  • Jiří Techet changed the double click behaviour of libchamplain, it will now zoom and center to the clicked area . (GNOME bug 605784)
  • Support for importing ODF graphs into Gnumeric continues to improve thanks to Andreas J. Guelzow . (GNOME bug 626961 for example)
  • Carlos Garcia Campos merged his port of gnome-applets to the new libpanel-applet API.
  • Nicolas Dufresne work on proxy support in GLib has been merged.
  • Empathy new “linking contacts” dialog continues to be improved; also it is now possible to disable logging . (GNOME bug 567858)
  • Nate Stedman added support for embedding PDF documents in Ease.
  • Summer of Code has ended, there is a summary of all projects, the snippets manager plugin written by Dragos Dena has been merged in Anjuta, and a few last updates were posted, Salomon Sicket on TaskView, Pēteris Krišjānis on recording VoIP in Jokosher, and Matt Novenstern who worked on the Message Tray.

Top projects

Project Commits
gtk+ 453
tracker 297
vala 96
glib 80
empathy 69
nautilus 67
gnumeric 60
nautilus-actions 53
anjuta 49
rygel 49

Top authors

Author Commits Modules
Carlos Garnacho 214 gtk+, tracker
Jürg Billeter 107 tracker, vala
Javier Jardón 97 gtk+, epiphany
Benjamin Otte 71 gtk+, gnome-control-center, libgnomekbd and others
Martyn Russell 65 tracker
Aleksander Morgado 58 tracker
Jorge González 56 buoh, empathy, gtk+ and others
Cosimo Cecchi 56 nautilus
Philip Van Hoof 55 tracker
Philip Withnall 54 empathy, totem, libgdata and others

One Response to “Issue 98”


  1. Number of commits mentioned in the last issue were 2933, so surely there is a decline in that


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