Issue 15

January 18, 2009

This week… 1452 commits, in 161 projects, by 186 happy hackers (and 261 were translation commits).

  • A Brasero plugin has been added to Totem, to allow creating VCDs from playing video files, and duplicate VCDs and DVDs (GNOME bug 565383).
  • Hand-written gir files (GL, cairo, fontconfig, freetype, libxml2, xfixes, xft and xlib) were moved from gir-repository into gobject-introspection; so upstream libraries depending on these can avoid a gir-repository dependency.
  • Diego Escalante Urrelo turned the already awesome epiphany location bar into the woohoo bar (enhancing the completion popup by showing a two line cell containing the favicon, the title of the page and the URL). (GNOME bug 541782)
  • gnome-session got a D-Bus Presence API, and the user switch applet got updated to use it.
  • There were lots of updates to brasero to address issues raised during discussion on desktop-devel-list.
  • gnome-network-preferences has been renamed to gnome-network-properties
  • Evolution added the possibility to import PST files (Microsoft Outlook Personal Folders). (GNOME bug 208426)
  • GTK+ got a new API to change global input method. (GNOME bug 450716)
  • Bastien Nocera replaced some custom code in gnome-user-share, and a direct Avahi dependency, by using the mod_dnssd Apache module. (GNOME bug 567442).
  • Finally, Meld and the trash applet both removed their libgnome dependency.

Top projects

Project Commits
evolution 63
vala 56
evolution-data-server 51
ooo-build 49
brasero 49
seed 48
gobject-introspection 47
gtk+ 45
anjuta 39
ekiga 34

Top authors

Author Commits Modules
Jürg Billeter 54 vala, tracker
Johan Dahlin 45 gobject-introspection, gir-repository, pybank
Tim Horton 39 seed
Christian Persch 38 epiphany, gnome-games, xchat-gnome and others
Matej Urbančič 36 orca, gnome-session, gok and others
Kjartan Maraas 35 vinagre, gedit, nautilus and others
Matthew Barnes 32 evolution, gtkhtml, evolution-data-server and others
Lucas Almeida Rocha 32 gnomeweb-wml, zenity, gnome-session and others
Philippe Rouquier 31 brasero
Étienne Bersac 31 gnome-scan

One Response to “Issue 15”

  1. diegoe Says:

    And gnome-applets almost removed their libgnomeui and libgnome dep. IIRC only stickynotes is missing.

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