Issue 87

June 6, 2010

This week… 1883 commits, in 194 projects, by 225 happy hackers (and 372 were translation commits).

  • Christian Persch added a backend using GDBus to libunique (GNOME bug 618723).
  • In the same vain both libbonobo and nautilus have been ported to use GDBus.
  • In another important transition Richard Hughes ported gnome-packagekit and gnome-power-manager to GSettings.
  • Maxim Ermilov modified GNOME Shell app view to have sections, based on the categories from desktop files. (GNOME bug 614131)
  • John Palmieri added the gtk-demo app, and a couple of demos, to the the pygi repository.
  • Per-line staging and unstaging has been made possibile in the gitg git frontend.
  • Robert Carr added a theme chooser, and several themes, to his Glide presentation tool.
  • In the Ease presentation tool Nate Stedman added transition previews in the inspector.
  • Evolution-data-server got the necessary code to connect via a SOCKS4 proxy.
  • Yelp got a “Read Later” feature, Shaun McCance wrote about it on his blog: Read It Later With Yelp.
  • Ruben Vermeersch worked on the import code of f-spot.
  • An initial universal access module and UI has been added to the gnome-control-center by Thomas Wood.
  • During his SoC Alex Launi abstracted the context pane logic of Banshee so that the context pane and the now playing area can work independently while sharing the same backend content.
  • Yuvi Panga spent his second week replicating most of the UI of Cheese in Vala, making the thumbnail widget work, and implementing a fullscreen mode.

Top projects

Project Commits
tracker 113
ease 80
gtk+ 70
gnome-control-center 49
f-spot 48
banshee 46
glide 44
evolution-data-server 44
glib 44
gnome-commander 40

Top authors

Author Commits Modules
Nate Stedman 71 ease
Matthias Clasen 57 gtk+, glib, pango and others
Adrien Bustany 56 tracker
Robert Carr 44 glide
Thomas Wood 42 gnome-control-center
Richard Hughes 41 gnome-color-manager, gnome-power-manager, gnome-packagekit
Ruben Vermeersch 41 f-spot
Federico Mena Quintero 39 evolution-data-server, evolution
Piotr Eljasiak 37 gnome-commander
Morten Welinder 34 gnumeric, goffice, gnomeweb-wml