Issue 76

March 21, 2010

This week… 2398 commits, in 234 projects, by 289 happy hackers (and 834 were translation commits).

  • The 2.30 release is approaching fast and translators are hard at work, French and Russian are already totally translated, and 30 teams are over the 90% bar. The most impressive progress this week has been the Lithuanian team, coordinated by Gintautas Miliauskas, that improved from 84 to 89%.
  • Banshee lyrics plugin got support for the database. (GNOME bug 612958)
  • The GNOME Keyring has been fixed not to store session keyring on disk. (GNOME bug 612977)
  • Daniel P. Berrange worked hard on gtk-vnc, substanctally improving and modernising the code.
  • GNOME Volume Control got a speaker testing UI, Bastien Nocera blogged about it in Speaker testing. (GNOME bug 519438)
  • Yelp 3.0 branch got support for a basic “back” button.
  • Thanks to a patch by Marc Deslauriers GNOME Power Manager got support to communicate with GNOME Screensaver running as a D-Bus service. (GNOME bug 609031)
  • Andrea Cimitan added a new option to the Murrine theme engine to draw smooth separators.
  • The GNOME Shell has been changed to use a single button to toggle between linear and grid view. (GNOME bug 610801)
  • The VTE library got introspection support. (GNOME bug 604837)

Top projects

Project Commits
tracker 252
evolution 135
empathy 108
banshee 69
anjuta 64
vala 60
gnome-disk-utility 47
gimp 46
gnome-system-tools 44
gnome-power-manager 44

Top authors

Author Commits Modules
Jürg Billeter 118 tracker, vala, vala-tests
Inaki Larranaga Murgoitio 67 evolution, gimp, gnome-disk-utility and others
Kjartan Maraas 62 glabels, gnac, kupfer and others
Leonid Kanter 59 gnome-power-manager, gnome-terminal, evolution and others
Jorge González 57 empathy, tracker, gnome-doc-utils and others
Philip Van Hoof 57 tracker
Guillaume Desmottes 55 empathy
Brandon Lewis 39 pitivi
Martyn Russell 38 tracker
Pierre Wieser 38 nautilus-actions