Issue 9

December 7, 2008

This week… 1282 commits, in 164 projects, by 171 happy hackers (and 156 were translation commits).

  • Totem got a new Jamendo plugin in totem, a patch from David Jean Louis (GNOME bug 561811) (a screenshot is posted below).
  • Empathy lost its libgnomeui dependency and evince dropped its libglade one.
  • gtk-doc now highlights deprecation warnings, and they are now also supported in signals and properties (GNOME bug 562655).
  • glib added functions for shadowed mounts (a mount is said to be shadowed if there exists one or more user visible objects (currently GMount objects) with a root that is inside the root of mount.) and nautilus started using them.
  • Behdad Esfahbod continued his vte cleaning.
  • Dan Winship moved Luxembourg (city) out of Belgium (GNOME bug #562772).
  • anjuta devhelp plugin got updated to devhelp/webkit (GNOME bug #560311) and got a button to access online API help (
  • Federico Mena Quintero added support to use libnotify for errors displayed by gnome-settings-daemon xrandr module
  • GTK+ (trunk) got a method to draw progress in a GtkEntry (GNOME bug 546285), this was prompted by Epiphany developers wondering about a progress-in-location-bar idea.

The new Jamendo plugin for Totem

The new Jamendo plugin for Totem

Top projects

Project Commits
ooo-build 102
vte 100
tracker 57
seed 39
gnome-desktop 32
vala 32
brasero 29
gimp 28
gnome-shell 27
totem 22

Top authors

Author Commits Modules
Behdad Esfahbod 83 vte, pango
Jürg Billeter 33 vala, vala-tests, tracker
Christian Persch 31 vte, gnome-games, gnome-terminal
Mario Blättermann 28 gnome-games, rhythmbox, NetworkManager and others
Bastien Nocera 26 totem, rhythmbox, totem-pl-parser and others
Federico Mena Quintero 25 gnome-desktop, gnome-settings-daemon, gnome-control-center
Daniel Nylander 25 brasero, gnome-nettool, gnome-games and others
Colin Walters 25 gnome-shell, java-gobject-introspection, gjs and others
Kohei Yoshida 24 ooo-build
Matthias Clasen 24 glib, gtk+, libIDL and others

2 Responses to “Issue 9”

  1. Jaap Says:

    Great initiative!!!

  2. Robin Says:

    Another nice addition for Totem: It’s now possible to zoom the video when using the GStreamer backend (before, it was only possible with the Xine backend).

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