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gael 0.1.7


gael 0.1.7 - MrProject


Gael is an EDA -Electronic Design Automation-. It is
targeted at being a complete schematic capture, mixed
simulation and layout tool integrated in Gnome2.


- Prepared the code to the addition of simulation and layout.
- Started a mrproject like view presentation.



acme 1.99.4

Hey hey,

acme "Hedonism" 1.99.4 has hit the shelves, my head, and rebounded on my
personal website.

So what's it ?

This is ACME, a small tool for your laptops. It makes the small
multimedia buttons on these things actually do something. It currently
only fully supports Apple laptops (iBooks and Powerbooks), although it
should work on other systems as well.

Supported is:
- Volume keys (Mute, Volume Down, Volume Up)
- Brightness keys (kernel 2.4.18-rc2-benh minimum, only PPC)
- Eject (just launches "eject")
- Power (asks to exit the current Gnome session)

And what's new ?

Since 1.99.3:
- eject command is configurable for "power users", via gconf-editor
(note that this won't be made configurable via the preferences GUI, if
eject doesn't work for you, file a bug against it)
- added sound playing when the volume is changed (I recommend
  /System/Library/Sounds/Purr.aiff from your MacOS X partition)
- UI reviewed by Calum, cleanups, icon for the preferences window by

And where do I get it ?

Last words ?

Read the README before asking any questions. Or I get angry. And "You've
never seen me very upset", as Tom Cruise puts it.

/Bastien Nocera


Yelp 0.9.1


Yelp 0.9.1


Help browser for GNOME 2.0 which supports docbook documents, info and


* Shipping the 1.48 stylesheets with Yelp       (Mikael Hallendal)



Hello guys!

   The gdome2 release 0.7.2 is out!!

* Description:

  gdome2 is meant to be an easy to use, fast, light-weight DOM Level 2
  implementation library for the C programming language. It aims at
  standard compliance and it relies on libxml2.
  A DOM Implementation makes a XML or a HTML document available for
  processing and traversal of a XML document by means of a standard set of
  Although gdome2 has been written as part of the GNOME project, it can be
  used stand-alone. One of its main strenghts is that wrappers for other
  programming languages can be easily written on top of it (and, for the
  most part, they can be generated automatically thanks to the uniformity
  of DOM interfaces) so to make it quickly available to a wide range of

* Features

  - Supports the following DOM Level 2 modules:
    - "Core";
    - "XML";
    - "Events";
    - "MutationEvents".

  - Partially supports the following DOM Level 3 modules:
    - "XPath".
  - Exports an object oriented interface.
  - Provides a reference counting system that is responsible of all
    memory management issues.
* News

  - Added support for handling HTML documents like XML documents.
  - Improved the portability of the library.
  - Bug fixes in Core, Event and XPath modules.
  - Added support for serialization with a specific Character Encoding.

* Resources

  The home page of the project is:

  The HTML Reference Manual with extensive API documentation is available

* Acknowledgments

  I wish to thank all gdome2 authors and Tobias Peters for his fruitful

Paolo Casarini -


gedit 1.121.1


gedit 1.121.1 (for GNOME 2.0)


Small and lightweight UTF-8 text editor for the GNOME environment.
It supports most standard editing features, plus several not found in your
average text editor (plugins being the most notable of these). 
Complete GNOME integration is featured.


- Bug #83401: Search&Replace "foo" with empty string does nothing (Paolo

Updated Translations

- Polish (GNOME PL Team)
- Norvegian (Kjartan Maraas)
- Bulgarian (Evgeni Boevski, Yanko Kaneti)
- Portuguese (Duarte Loreto)
- Danish (Ole Laursen)
- Swedish (Christian Rose)