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Release Digest: GNOME, January 12, 2004

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gURLChecker 0.7.6

Application

gURLChecker 0.7.6 (unstable branch)

Description

gURLChecker is a graphic web links checker. It can work on a whole site, a single local page or a browser bookmarks file.

Enhancements

WARNING: You must delete manually your old "~/.gurlchecker" directory in order to test this new unstable release. If not, it will crash on loading your old projects.

  • Task #2516 (Use libxml2 to parse HTML) is now ok.
  • Task #2901 (Speed bookmarks checking) is ok now. Also added a "Speed check" option for web projects.
  • Now use new g_io_* API instead of deprecated gdk_input_*.
  • Reduced number of items to serialize when saving a project.
  • Task #2899 (Enable web browser parameters) is ok now.
  • Enhancement of main tree view tooltips appeance for displaying information in a more readable way.

Fixes

Download

http://labs.libre-entreprise.org/project/showfiles.php?group_id=7

GNOME Software Map entry

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/gurlchecker


gnome-vim 2004-01-10

Application

gnome-vim 2004-01-10

Description

Gnome-vim is project to allow using Vim as a Bonobo component. Currently it is possible to use Vim as an alternate editor in Evolution instead of the default HTML editor.

The source code is a patch which must be applied to the vim source code. The goal is to improve the quality of this implementation and eventually merge it into the official vim source.

Enhancements

Over the last few months the bonobo implementation was completely reworked and now lives in the vim executable itself. This restructuring has allowed many further improvements to be made. For example, Vim's toolbars and menus now appear in the embedding application, and Evolution's auto-backup doesn't interfere with editing.

Download

http://www.opensky.ca/gnome-vim/vim-patches

GNOME Software Map entry

http://www.gnome.org/softwaremap/projects/gnome-vim


GOK 0.9.5

Hi:

We'd like to announce the release of version 0.9.5 of GOK, the GNOME Onscreen Keyboards Suite.

What is it?

GOK is designed to allow access to the GNOME desktop and other X applications by people who cannot use a physical keyboard (or mouse), or in situations where a physical keyboard is not present.

What's new in 0.9.5 ?

  • Mostly bug fixes.
  • Added UI for specification of an extra word completion list file (good for i18n)
  • Note build dependancy updated: gtk+ 2.3.1
  • Sticky keys are now set more consistently (Thanks Muktha <muktha.narayan@wipro.com>)

    Bugfixes: #126727, #127296, #127397, #128934, #126298, #127966, #128438, #127053, #128692, #129972, #129629, #130807, #106978

New Translations:

  • ar (Arafat Medini), hr (Robert Sedak), lt (Tomas Kuliavas)

Where can I get it ?

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gok/0.9/gok-0.9.5.tar.gz

go gok!

regards,
David and the rest of the GOK team


gcalctool 4.3.37

Application

gcalctool

Description

gcalctool is the default GNOME desktop calculator.

It has Basic, Financial and Scientific modes. Internally it uses multiple precision arithmetic to produce results to a high degree of accuracy.

This release is for the GNOME 2.5.3 call for tarballs.

Changes since the last version (4.3.35).

  • Fixed bug 130078. Changed the y^x button label to x^y (really x superscript y). Adjusted the tooltip message to "Raise displayed value to the power of y".
  • Fixed bug 130282 again. Needed to remove the "|| tsep[0] == ''" check from the get_tsep() routine in order to get the thousands separator to correctly work in all locales. Note that there is no thousands separator now for the C locale.
  • Numerous updated translations.

Download

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/gcalctool/4.3/

[Although some of the ftp mirrors may take a little while to sync].

--
Rich Burridge


GGV 2.5.2

"Sancta Simplicitas", honoring the UI freeze, has come around...

novelties in the coding department:

  • a bug in cursor caching code has been exterminated
  • interfacing between the PostScript display component and GGV shell has been made cleaner
  • the shell deactivates the control frame before destroying the window itself.
  • visibility settings have been moved from top level popup menu to a submenu.
  • Removed OrigTree.pm from EXTRA_DIST. can't those intltool folks make up their mind once and for all;)
  • if a file that's being watched can't be reloaded once (because it was halfway written by a tool like dvips), GGV now persists watching it and attempts to load it again when the file changes. fixes #127214.
  • simplified UI: no more Quit, only Close, removed New. inspired by a suggestion and an initial patch by Mikael Brockman. fixes #130310.
  • changed scrollbar step increment to equal the arrow keys' scrolling increment. fixes #126639.
  • the recent-files code has been updated via a merge with libegg and made to use GtkIconTheme, the latter resulting in possible breaking of the whole recent files icon stuff.
  • added a mnemonic for fullscreen mode. fixes #119848.
  • added X-GNOME-DocPath entry to ggv.desktop file - I suppose it can't hurt.
  • fixed (hopefully) the RPM spec file. fixes #122003.

the local-patriotism section:

we have some new (Bangla) and updated translations: Portuguese (Duarte), Bangla (Sayamindu), Mongolian (Sanlig), French (Christophe), Catalan (Jordi), German (Christian), Italian (Francesco), Spanish (Francisco Javier).

available, as usual at:

http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/ggv/2.5/

have fun,

jaKa


ooo-build-1.1.49

OpenOffice.org build:

This package contains the Gnome integration work for OpenOffice.org, and a much simplified build wrapper, making an OO.o build / install possible for the common man. It is a staging ground for up-streaming patches to OO.o.

Changes in this (paper bag) release:

  • bug fixes
    • recent-files portability/compile (Anil)
    • set_soenv.in:GetCorrectPath (Michael)
    • system spell problem (Rene)
  • features
    • quilt output from 'apply' (Martin)
    • more icons mapped (Michael)
    • partial 1.1.1a support (Martin)

Package available from:

http://ooo.ximian.com/packages/OOO_1_1_0/ooo-build-1.1.49.tar.gz

To find out more and/or get involved in OOo hacking see http://ooo.ximian.com/ and/or subscribe to our OO.o development mailing list at:

http://lists.ximian.com/mailman/listinfo/openoffice.

--
michael@ximian.com <><, Pseudo Engineer, itinerant idiot