Issue 56

November 1, 2009

This week… 1906 commits, in 181 projects, by 237 happy hackers (and 363 were translation commits).

  • A full screen mode has been added to emerillon (GNOME bug 599764).
  • John Wendell fixed several memory leaks in Vinagre and gtk-vnc.
  • A new “Document License” tab has been added to Evince, it can display license information embedded in PDF files (GNOME bug 349173)
  • In GNOME Games, gnometris got renamed to quadrapassel (due to trademark concerns), and same-gnome to swell-foop (due to “GNOME” in the old name).
  • Support for group profiles has been added to Sabayon, thanks to Scott Balneaves.
  • GTK+ was updated to use standard Mac shortcuts on Mac OS X (Cmd-X, Cmd-C, etc.). (GNOME bug 530351)
  • Ignacio Casal Quinteiro ported gedit to GSettings, in the appropriately named gsettings branch of gedit; this is still a work in progress.
  • Thomas Thurman added a first theme using CSS to the cowbell branch of metacity, the theme is named Sunshine.
  • Peter Bloomfield marked important items in the balsa toolbars, so they work better with the new “text besides icons” default.
  • Andreas J. Guelzow added ODF compability function “SHEETS” to Gnumeric.
  • Matthew Barnes started porting Evolution from libglade to GtkBuilder.
  • Finally usage of libgnomevfs has been removed from gnome-pilot.

Top projects

Project Commits
gdm 190¹
kupfer 110
nautilus-actions 73
gtk+ 65
evolution 55
tracker 55
gimp 48
evince 46
metacity 46
gnumeric 40

Top authors

Author Commits Modules
Ray Strode 178 ¹ gdm
Ulrik Sverdrup 97 kupfer
Pierre Wieser 69 nautilus-actions
Matthew Barnes 43 evolution, evolution-data-server, evolution-exchange and others
Jorge González 40 gnome-utils, sabayon, brasero and others
Thirumurthi Vasudeven 39 gnome-disk-utility, gimp, eog and others
Christian Persch 38 evince, totem, gucharmap and others
Thomas Thurman 37 metacity, glib
Emmanuele Bassi 34 json-glib
Morten Welinder 31 gnumeric, goffice, libgsf

¹: actually this commit count is wrong as the same branch is created and deleted several times, to get rebased, changing the commit identifiers along the way.

One Response to “Issue 56”

  1. fredp Says:

    I have now added thre reasons behind those changes of name.

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