Issue 80

April 18, 2010

This week… 2112 commits, in 216 projects, by 243 happy hackers (and 431 were translation commits).

  • The Hamster project got separated in client and d-bus service, and got a command line client (GNOME bug 602642).
  • Behdad Esfahbod pushed a gnome-terminal branch with a find dialog to highlight search terms. (GNOME bug 78963).
  • Much work happened in the asm-support branch of nemiver.
  • This was the week of the gsettings hackfest, many changes landed in both glib and gconf modules, you should read the day 1 summary by Vincent Untz and overall summary by Matthias Clasen.
  • During that hackfest baobab (in gnome-utils) has also been ported to gsettings, with explanative commit messages, and the devhelp branch has been updated for the API changes.
  • There was also a GNOME Python hackfest and much work happened in pygobject and pygi, go read posts written by John Palmieri: day 0, day 1, day 2, and wrapup.
  • Tadej Borovšak ported sound juicer to GtkBuilder, this was the last module using libglade, yeah.
  • Torsten Schönfeld started adding GIO support to the Perl binding, via gobject-introspection.
  • Support for application-indicators/StatusNotifierIcon has been added to the typing break applet in gnome-control-center (GNOME bug 606671)
  • Evolution got a new foocanvas branch, getting rid of libgnomecanvas.
  • A new SSH Hosts plugin written by Fabian Carlström has been added to kupfer.
  • Joanmarie Diggs added improved support for Empathy in orca. (GNOME bug 589925)

Top projects

Project Commits
glib 239
tracker 221
gtk+ 143
pygobject 56
evolution 52
banshee 47
empathy 39
gcalctool 36
nautilus-actions 35
gnome-utils 33

Top authors

Author Commits Modules
Matthias Clasen 104 glib, gtk+, librsvg and others
Ryan Lortie 102 glib, gvdb
Vincent Untz 83 glib, gnome-utils, gconf and others
Cody Russell 77 gtk+
Andika Triwidada 60 yelp, byzanz, gedit-plugins and others
Jorge González 53 gcalctool, nautilus-actions, sawfish and others
Jürg Billeter 53 tracker, vala
Philip Van Hoof 49 tracker
Sandeep Shedmake 46 metacity, totem, brasero and others
Carlos Garnacho 44 tracker, gtk+