Issue 96

August 8, 2010

This week… 2649 commits, in 194 projects, by 282 happy hackers (and 522 were translation commits).

  • Ruben Vermeersch updated f-spot to show import failures after the import command is done.
  • Nate Stedman made ease use a single instance, using libunique.
  • A long list of deprecations (GdkImage, GdkGC…) has landed in the GTK+ 2.21 branch, to match functions and objects that were removed in GTK+ 3.
  • Andrea Cimitan added blur capabilities to his Murrine GTK+ engine.
  • GEdit got a GSettings migration file (GNOME bug 619898).
  • In GNOME Color Manager Richard Hugues added the possibility to flick between different images in the profile viewer.
  • Validation of UTF-8 strings when serializing from blob has been added to GDBus.
  • GNOME Power Manager EggConsoleKit has been converted to use GDBus.
  • Philip Withnall added a key-file backend to folks, to store links made between contacts.
  • Epiphany web inspector got new capabilities, including docking in Epiphany’s window, Gustavo Noronha Silva wrote about this in WebKitGTK+ and the Web Inspector.
  • Aaron Bockover added the Amazon MP3 server proxy code tat is used to redirect the user to the correct Amazon store, set the Amazon Affiliate ID on requests, and generally provide a level of indirection.
  • Bastien Nocera added support for’s new XSPF extensions to totem-pl-parser.
  • Jiří Techet introduced a memory cache, and removed the non-persistent file cache, to store tiles in libchamplain.
  • The summer of code is ending soon, Luca Invernizzi ported his Getting Things Gnome Evolution plugin to be a proper backend, Jamie Nicol added the ability to download free songs from in Rhythmbox, etc.

Top projects

Project Commits
tracker 252
gtk+ 157
rygel 90
banshee 76
totem 73
glib 67
libgdata 66
empathy 65
anjuta 57
cheese 52

Top authors

Author Commits Modules
Philip Withnall 124 libgdata, totem, folks and others
Benjamin Otte 102 gtk+, gnome-desktop, glib
Aleksander Morgado 86 tracker, devhelp
Richard Hughes 78 gnome-color-manager, gnome-power-manager, gnome-packagekit and others
Jürg Billeter 75 tracker, vala
Bastien Nocera 68 totem, gnome-bluetooth, nautilus-sendto and others
Martyn Russell 61 tracker
Vincent Untz 61 jhbuild, gnome-desktop, evince and others
Zeeshan Ali (Khattak) 58 rygel, jhbuild
Philip Van Hoof 53 tracker