Issue 47

August 30, 2009

This week… 3183 commits, in 208 projects, by 294 happy hackers (and 1032 were translation commits).

  • In gnome-disk-utility David Zeuthen landed the new ATA SMART user interface.
  • Rhythmbox gained support for downloading cover art from and MusicBrainz (GNOME bug 410684).
  • The libchamplain map widget gained support for keyboard shortcuts, to navigate and zoom the map. (GNOME bug 582872)
  • Ekiga switched to boost for both smart pointers and signals (GNOME bug 575005)
  • The “kill-bonobo” branch of Evolution is now the “master” git branch, this marked 45 old bugs as fixed.
  • gconf-editor has been ported to PolicyKit 1.0. (GNOME bug 585596)
  • A shutter sound will now be played when taking a screenshot (GNOME bug 592372).
  • Gnome Shell improved the way it displays search results, it now has bigger fonts and brighter colour for the headings, and more padding.
  • Daniel Elstner worked on the C++ bindings so they could get their API references published on
  • Jean Bréfort moved gnumeric to use GooCanvas instead of FooCanvas.
  • Finally devhelp has been ported to make use of libunique.

Top projects

Project Commits
empathy 158
tracker 136
gtk+ 111
gimp 101
evolution 97
kupfer 97
f-spot 79
brasero 75
glib 73
tomboy 52

Top authors

Author Commits Modules
Ulrik Sverdrup 97 kupfer
Inaki Larranaga Murgoitio 89 empathy, evolution-mapi, libgweather and others
Michael Natterer 86 gimp, gtk+
Daniel Elstner 85 mm-common, libsigc++2, gtkmm and others
Frederic Peters 75 jhbuild, devhelp, library-web and others
Martyn Russell 57 tracker
Felix I 54 empathy, evolution, evolution-data-server and others
Behdad Esfahbod 53 vte, pango
Matthew Barnes 52 evolution, evolution-data-server, evolution-exchange and others
Matthias Clasen 49 gtk+, glib, gconf and others