gEdit version 0.5.0 released

Evan Lawrence announces:

This is to announce the release of version 0.5.0 of gEdit, a
small but powerful text editor for the GNOME project. The most
prominent change in the gEdit development model is that, as of the
the 0.5.0 series, gEdit will no longer support standalone GTK, and
will require the GNOME libraries – there are a number of reasons
for this change, if you’re interested in what they are you’ll
probably want to check the most recent Status Report posted to the
gEdit website and mailing list. This version has full support for
the GNOME 0.99.x and (tentative) GNOME 1.0 API, and as such
seamlessly integrates with the rest of the GNOME desktop
environment. A relatively complete list of new features since 0.4.9
can be found below:

  • Drag and Drop support from GMC, the Gnome Filemanager.
  • A good deal of enhancements to the plugins interface, and to
    existing plugins, such as the ability to select what plugins to
    load, and enhancements to existing plugins to integrate better with
    the rest of the GNOME desktop.
  • Major UI enhancements, also for better GNOME integration.
  • Code cleanup – most of this just being removing outdated code
    that enabled support of standalone GTK.
  • More bug fixes, including the ability to use keyboard

Source tarballs, rpms, binaries and further information can be
found at http://gedit.pn.org

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