Issue 59

November 22, 2009

This week… 1637 commits, in 179 projects, by 248 happy hackers (and 285 were translation commits).

  • In the camel-gobject branch of Evolution, Matthew Barnes replaced Camel’s homegrown type system with GObject.
  • Brasero got Tracker support in its search pane. (GNOME bug 465660)
  • Simon van der Linden added a method to compare GIBaseInfo objects (GNOME bug 590527)
  • Pitivi got preliminary support for video mixing.
  • Brian Cameron added back Include, Exclude, and IncludeAll configuration options to GDM, to select which users should be visible; the option had been removd in the 2.22 rewrite. (GNOME 557553)
  • Florian Müllner improved the GNOME Shell to switch from the overview to the confirmation dialog some applications display before closing, when an application is closed from the overview. (GNOME bug 602532).
  • Also in the GNOME Shell, to support a message tray, Dan Winship added a notification daemon service.
  • After doing a first serie of commands two weeks ago, Xavier Claessens added support for the /nick command to Empathy. (GNOME bug 602066)
  • Evince has been modified to display files attached to PDF documents (it requires poppler from git master). (GNOME bug 601839)
  • The GNOME Icon Theme got special icons for XDF folders (documents, download, music, pictures…).
  • Top projects

    Project Commits
    gtk+ 150
    tracker 85
    hamster-applet 82
    evolution 56
    empathy 56
    banshee 50
    totem 46
    gnumeric 34
    nautilus-actions 33
    pitivi 29

    Top authors

    Author Commits Modules
    Matej Urbančič 87 gnome-system-tools, file-roller, gnome-control-center and others
    Christian Dywan 75 gtk+, glib
    Toms Bauģis 73 hamster-applet
    Javier Jardón 61 gtk+, glib, gtk-web and others
    Bastien Nocera 48 totem, gnome-bluetooth, nautilus-sendto and others
    Matthew Barnes 48 evolution, evolution-data-server, gnomeweb-wml and others
    Guillaume Desmottes 35 empathy
    Jorge González 34 evolution, libgda, empathy and others
    Morten Welinder 31 gnumeric, goffice, libgsf
    Pierre Wieser 31 nautilus-actions