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New GNOME 2.0 Desktop Snapshot Released

May 01, 2002, 15:00 (6 Talkback[s])

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GNOME 2.0 Desktop Snapshot 20020501: "Punt and Jury"

The GNOME 2.0 Desktop Snapshot 20020501, "Punt and Jury", is ready for your
bug-busting and testing pleasure, and available for immediate download:

  http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/pre-gnome2/releases/gnome-2.0-desktop-20020501/

The GNOME 2.0 Desktop is a greatly improved user environment for existing
GNOME applications. Enhancements include anti-aliased text and first class
internationalisation support, new accessibility features for disabled users,
and many improvements throughout GNOME's highly regarded user interface.


Updates
-------

This snapshot includes new releases of the following modules:

  bonobo-activation
  control-center
  eel
  eog
  esound
  GConf
  gedit2
  gnome-applets
  gnome-desktop
  gnome-panel
  gnome-session
  gnome-terminal
  gnome-utils
  gnome-vfs
  libbonobo
  libbonoboui
  libglade
  libgnome
  libgnomecanvas
  libgnomeui
  libgtkhtml
  libwnck
  libxml2
  libxslt
  nautilus
  yelp


Please see our previous release notes for build requirements, etc.

Thanks,

- The GNOME 2.0 Release Team

Changelog for Snapshot 20020501

gnome-desktop:
-------------

Translations 

* Vincent van Adrighem, Kjartan Maraas, Ilmar Kerm, Benedikt Roth,
  Pauli Virtanen, Pablo Saratxaga, Abel Cheung, Pablo Saratxaga.


gnome-panel:
------------

* Remove bindings for GDK_ISO_Left_Tab as this breaks Shift+Tab
  (Padraig)
* Set mnemonic widget for Animation Speed label (Padraig)
* Fix tab order on applets (Padraig)
* Remove referece of gnome-core in panel-screenshot (Abel)
* Call panel functions with correct parameters (Frank Worsley)
* Change window titles to match other panel/nautilus terminology (Frank)

Translations

* Abel Cheung, Ilmar Kerm, Zbigniew Chyla, Hasbullah Bin Pit, Pablo 
  Saratxaga

gnome-session:
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* Make logout dialog keyboard accessible (Glynn, Jacob)
* Don't allow more than one instance of gnome-session (Tom)

Translations 

* Ilmar Kerm, Benedikt Roth, Zbigniew Chyla, Ole Laursen,
  Fatih Demir, Pablo Saratxga.

Nautilus:
---------

* Lots of bugfixes
* Changes to make Nautilus more compliant with the Gnome Human Interface 
  Guidlines
* Use Gtk+ stock items more in menus and toolbars.
* Alt-drag an image to the background and select "Set as Background".
* More accessibility implemented
* Allow installation of themes from tarballs
* Support for removable media properties on Solaris

gnome-applets:
--------------

battstat:
* about fixes (Dennis Cranston)

cdplayer:
* fix initial sizing - bug #77933 (Fernando Herrera)
* about dialog fixes (Dennis)

charpick:
* about fixes (dennis)

drivemount:
* about fixes (Dennis)

geyes:
* about fixes (Dennis)
* acessability fixes (Deepa Natarajan)

gkb:
* Arabic keyboard support (Isam Bayazidi, Szabolcs Ban)
* fix crash when adding new keyboard
* about fixes (Dennis)

gtik:
* allow for changing of background color
* port to Pango - bug #74945 (Deepa Chacko Pillai)
* remove "show arrows" option
* about fixes (Dennis)

gweather:
* radar should work for nearly every state now - bug #76857 (Rikke
Giles)
* fix bug #79459 (Pasupathi Duraisamy)
* about fixes (Dennis)

mini-commander:
* fix history popup - bugs #77839, #77840
* about fixes (Dennis)

mixer:
* about fixes (Dennis, Benedikt Roth)

modemlights:
* about fixes (Dennis)

multiload:
* about fixes (Dennis)

panel-menu:
* about fixes (Dennis)

libwnck:
--------

* don't thumbnail background in workspace name mode
* start counting spaces with 1 not 0
* fix some crashes (Mark McLoughlin)
* don't mangle icon aspect rations (Anders)

Yelp:
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* Docbook fixes                                 (John Fleck)
* Handle HTML-pages better                      (Mikael Hallendal)
* Stylesheet updates                            (Sander Vesik)
* man/info-fix fixing a bug resulting in 
  sometime man/info didn't get displayed at all (Mikael Hallendal)
* Man-fixes when viewing man-pages with a .so 
  in them.                                      (Mikael Hallendal)

GConf:
------

* don't crash on 64-bit platforms (Jacob)
* make some key data types opaque
* remove some namespace pollution in exported symbol list
* remove g_warning from gconf_engine_get_for_address
* set a > 0 buffer size on outgoing connections to clients, 
  so that we don't hang when trying to notify them.
  Should fix occasional lockup problems when a client 
  was locked up.

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