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Release Digest: GNOME, May 8, 2002

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gnome-games 1.92.0


Here comes gnome-games "Where's my head at" 1.92.0.

Lowdown on the changes:
- 2 mem leaks less in same-gnome (Jorgen Viksell)
- gnect one step closer to HIG (Tim Musson)
- overkill gnect prefs got killed (nanananana) (Tim Musson)
- gnect textdomain f1x0rs (baddog)
- translate gnect's soundlist (chyla) (why does everyone work on gnect,
i don't like this game)
- gnibbles: ported to gnome2 (Shahms E. King)
- gtali: port to Gnome2 (ndap)
- freecell: add  field to schema (me)
- libgames-support: warning fix (me)
- removed $(includedir) usage (me)
- gnotski: port to gnome2 (Shahms E. King)
- i18n fixes (baddog)
- gnotski: add a nice dialog when map can't be loaded (me)
- gnotski: fix run-time warning (Shahms E.  King)
- gnome-stones: port to gnome2 (Bolsh)
- monstruous docs work by Chris Lyttle
- portability fixes (laca)
- gnometris: port to gnome2 (_kris_)
- s/EXIT_ITEM/QUIT_ITEM/ (_kris_)
- Remove ENABLE_NLS traces (kjartan)
- build fixes (jacob)
- other random stuff by other random people
- aisleriot: gnome2 port (Shahms E.  King)

Translations updated or added:
Polish, traditional Chinese, Catalan, Turkish, Slovak, Finnish,
Norwegian, Basque, Spanish, Portuguese

Now that all the games have been ported to Gnome2, we're going to be
focusing on killing the bugs, and I expect all the people that have done
a great job so far on the porting to stick to doing good bug fixing.
(Don't want to be fixing up the mess meself, blimey).

There when it's ready


/Bastien Nocera


xmms-applet (first release)


xmms-applet first release


xmms-applet is a tiny applet for controlling xmms. It provides only the
functionality needed - play/pause, next/prev track, hide/show xmms, and
shuffle toggle. It also sports a handy song title tooltip. It fits
comfortably on 'tiny' sized panels, and is written in Entity XML, making it
very easy to modify.

I'm looking for comments on the applet, and especially comments on how
entity works out there. Please send bug reports! :)

(first release)






Pan 0.11.92

Pan 0.11.92 "Egbert B. Gebstadter" has been released.
It can be found at http://pan.rebelbase.com/.
What is Pan?

        Pan is a newsreader, loosely based on Agent and Gravity, which
        attempts to be pleasant to use for new and advanced users alike.
        It has all the typical features found in newsreaders and also
        supports offline newsreading, article filtering, multiple connections,
        and a number of extra features for power users and alt.binaries fans.

        It's also the only Unix newsreader to get a perfect score on the
        Good Net-Keeping Seal of Approval evaluations.  See
        http://pan.rebelbase.com/features/ for the rest of the sales pitch.

About 0.11.92

        This is the third beta of 0.12.0, which is a port of Pan to gtk2.
        Along the way we've added better charset/internationalization support,
        lots of usability improvements, offline mode, fewer library
        dependencies, and, of course, bugfixes.

Changes Since 0.11.91


        * Added menu button "File|Work Offline" for working offline.

        * Added menu button "File|Delete Last Task"; ie, the "oops, I didn't
          to start downloading that" button :)

        * Pan's window title now indicated how many articles are selected.
          This makes life easier when checking to see if all the parts of 
          a rar post are present. (#79338)

        * Pan now puts the architecture in the User Agent header. Thanks to 
          Colin Leroy for contributing this code. (#81029)


        * Other Miscellaneous changes (#75999)

        * Slightly faster deleting articles and marking articles read.


        * Fixed 0.11.91 cut-and-paste bug that could cause article bodies
          to be saved in the wrong location.  Thanks to Colin Leroy for
          reporting this bug. (#75591)

        * Fixed 0.11.91 bug that caused threads sometimes not to be expanded.
          Thanks to Frank Van Damme for reporting this bug.

       * Fixed some 0.11.91 menu typos reported by Marcel Telka.

        * Fixed two 0.11.90 bug in `User Profiles' Tool which kept
          new profiles from being saved.

        * Fixed two 0.11.90 bug in `User Profiles' Tool which kept
          users from being able to edit their profile's custom headers.

        * Fixed 0.11.90 bug that could add garbage to the signature of a 
          posted message.

        * Fixed bug that failed to deccode yEnc-encoded text
          messages (such as .nfo files) properly when the user tried to
          read them inside Pan's text pane.  Thanks to William McBrine for
          reporting this bug. (#75136)

        * Fixed long-standing bug that didn't create user-specified
          directories when saving article bodies via "Save As...".
          Thanks to Colin Leroy for reporting this bug and submitting
          a patch. (#80292)

        * Fixed long-standing bug that didn't properly thread articles
          that had the subject header idiom "track (n/M] part (x/y)".
          Thanks to gaw zay for reporting this bug. (#80901)
        * Fixed lond-standing bug that caused Pan to segfault on shutdown
          when it could not write the threads.txt file in the data directory.