Issue 128

March 20, 2011

This week… 3142 commits, in 211 projects, by 294 happy hackers (and 1113 were translation commits).

  • Translators were all hard at work, with more than one thousand commits this week.
  • John Stowers pushed his GNOME Tweak Tool to the GNOME Git server.
  • Mutter was changed to provide a single library, combining both libmutter-wm and libmutter-private. (GNOME bug 644565)
  • Colin Walters added a “fail whale” dialog in gnome-session, to be shown on component failures; the name comes from Twitter error pages. (GNOME bug 642497)
  • The same Colin Walters also rewrote a11y bus management in at-spi2-core, so it doesn’t fall back to the session bus. (GNOME bug 644851)
  • Cosimo Cecchi added a first iteration of a dark variant of the Adwaita theme, in gnome-themes-standard.
  • In libsoup Dan Winship implemented a GNOME proxy backend using te network proxy settings from gsettings-desktop-schemas, for automatic proxy configuration it uses the D-Bus service provided by the libproxy plugin. (GNOME bug 644211)
  • Shaun McCance added mouseovers on topic links of Mallard documents, in yelp-xsl.
  • In gnome-devel-docs Johannes Schmid updated or added guitar tuner demos in different languages.
  • And also at the documentation hackfest many pages were written for the user help, by all participants.
  • Claude Paroz added support for “reduced stats” in damned-lies, making it possible to have statistics on “important” strings, for example it currently excludes schema strings.
  • Jan Danielsson added support for the Fossil Source Control Management to Meld. (GNOME bug 644811)
  • Richard Hugues updated the screenshot tool in gnome-utils to save the screen ICC profile in the screenshot.
  • Bastien Nocera implemented touchpad motion settings in the mouse plugin for gnome-settings-daemon. (GNOME bug 642474)

Top projects

Project Commits
empathy 166
gtk+ 137
gnome-control-center 130
kupfer 121
gnome-shell 113
tracker 111
nemiver 95
gnome-user-docs 81
gimp 72
gnome-themes-standard 69

Top authors

Author Commits Modules
Lucian Adrian Grijincu 144 banshee, network-manager-applet, gnome-shell and others
Luca Bruno 114 nemiver, vala
Ulrik Sverdrup 107 kupfer
Gabor Kelemen 86 gnome-session, gnome-shell, gnome-utils and others
Cosimo Cecchi 83 gnome-themes-standard, gtk+, nautilus and others
Matthias Clasen 68 gnome-control-center, gtk+, glib and others
Daniel Mustieles 65 kupfer, damned-lies, gnome-shell and others
Alexander Larsson 61 gtk+, gnome-shell, mutter and others
Frederic Peters 61 library-web, jhbuild, releng and others
Bastien Nocera 54 gnome-control-center, gnome-settings-daemon, gnome-bluetooth and others