Release Team | 31 Oct 01:00 2014
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Release Team decides on new features

Hello all,

Release Team decides on new features

For more information about 3.15, the full schedule, the official
module lists and the proposed module lists, please see our colorful 3.15
page:
   http://www.gnome.org/start/unstable

For a quick overview of the GNOME schedule, please see:
   https://wiki.gnome.org/Schedule

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Matthias Clasen | 30 Oct 15:51 2014
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GNOME 3.15.1

GNOME development continues apace; here is the first snapshot
of the GNOME 3.15 development cycle, the 3.15.1 release.

To compile GNOME 3.15.1, you can use the jhbuild [1] modulesets [2]
(which use the exact tarball versions from the official release).

[1] http://library.gnome.org/devel/jhbuild/
[2] http://download.gnome.org/teams/releng/3.15.1/

The release notes that describe the changes between 3.14.1 and 3.15.1
are available. Go read them to learn what's new in this release:

core - http://download.gnome.org/core/3.15/3.15.1/NEWS
apps - http://download.gnome.org/apps/3.15/3.15.1/NEWS

The GNOME 3.15.1 release is available here:

core sources - http://download.gnome.org/core/3.15/3.15.1
apps sources - http://download.gnome.org/apps/3.15/3.15.1

WARNING! WARNING! WARNING!
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This release is a snapshot of early development code. Although it is
buildable and usable, it is primarily intended for testing and hacking
purposes. GNOME uses odd minor version numbers to indicate development status.

For more information about 3.15, the full schedule, the official
module lists and the proposed module lists, please see our brandnew
3.15 page:
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Matthias Clasen | 24 Oct 16:32 2014
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3.15.1

Time flies,

and it is already time again to put out cool new features - 3.15.1
tarballs are due on Monday!
To get the 3.15 cycle underway, I've now put up the schedule here:

https://wiki.gnome.org/ThreePointFifteen

Please consider telling us what your plans are for this cycle, so we
can our job and manage the releases.

Thanks,

Matthias
Release Team | 24 Oct 02:00 2014
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GNOME 3.15.1 unstable tarballs due (and more) (responsible: mclasen)

Hello all,

We would like to inform you about the following:
* GNOME 3.15.1 unstable tarballs due
* Feature proposals discussion heats up

Tarballs are due on 2014-10-27 before 23:59 UTC for the GNOME 3.15.1
unstable release, which will be delivered on Wednesday. Modules which
were proposed for inclusion should try to follow the unstable schedule
so everyone can test them.  Please make sure that your tarballs will
be uploaded before Monday 23:59 UTC: tarballs uploaded later than that
will probably be too late to get in 3.15.1. If you are not able to
make a tarball before this deadline or if you think you'll be late,
please send a mail to the release team and we'll find someone to roll
the tarball for you!

Feature proposals discussion heats up

For more information about 3.15, the full schedule, the official
module lists and the proposed module lists, please see our colorful 3.15
page:
   http://www.gnome.org/start/unstable

For a quick overview of the GNOME schedule, please see:
   https://wiki.gnome.org/Schedule

Thanks,
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Alberts Muktupāvels | 17 Oct 18:48 2014
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maintainership of gnome-screensaver and notification-daemon

Hi,

last releases for these modules are two years old. These modules are no longer used in GNOME, right?

Modules are still used in unofficial GNOME Flashback session so I would like take over maintainership of these modules.

I sent mail to current maintainers of notification-daemon one week ago. Till now I have not received response.

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Magdalen Berns | 17 Oct 17:37 2014

java-atk-wrapper maintainership

Hi list,

I would like to support the new java wrapper maintainer, Alejandro with the task of maintaining java-atk-wrapper since the whole module needs updating having been abandoned back in 2011 until recently when I submitted a patch to allow it to be built successfully on the latest version of GNOME[1,2]. I also updated the doap to reflect reality and conform to the latest doap standard used by GNOME[3]

The first commit since 2011, were just this week and, it's fair to say that the module has generally got a bit old and suboptimal over time.[4]

I reckon it would really be great to put a bit more brainspace and time into improving things for java(by making use of what the most current java API can offer and ensuring that the module is wrapping the latest interface methods. For example, at the moment the text interface is completely outdated and this is likely to create problems for users if it is not dealt with.[5]

Provided there are no objections, I will add myself to the doap file and maintain this module.

Many thanks,
Magdalen
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Alberts Muktupāvels | 17 Oct 08:22 2014
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session-dependent defaults in GSettings

Hi,

I have seen few commits with following message - "There are plans to add session-dependent defaults to GSettings (based on the newly standardized XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP);"

Has someone actually started to work on this? Is there some info, page or something like that where I could get more information and follow its progress?

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Release Team | 17 Oct 02:00 2014
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New feature proposals period end

Hello all,

New feature proposals period end

For more information about 3.15, the full schedule, the official
module lists and the proposed module lists, please see our colorful 3.15
page:
   http://www.gnome.org/start/unstable

For a quick overview of the GNOME schedule, please see:
   https://wiki.gnome.org/Schedule

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Andrea Veri | 16 Oct 16:23 2014
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MASS REBOOT: Saturday 18th of October, 10 AM - 11 AM CET

Hello,

we'll be rebooting all the machines this upcoming saturday morning to
apply RHEL 6.6's updates.

The time window will be around 2-3 minutes of downtime per service. As
usual keep an eye at:

https://status.gnome.org

As a side note, this will be my latest maintenance announcement e-mail
to both desktop-devel-list and foundation-list as I'll be primarily
using infrastructure-announce [1] for such announcements from now on
after transitioning to it a few months ago. If you didn't already,
please subscribe to that list to not lose any maintenance, outage
announcements.

Have a nice day!

[1] https://mail.gnome.org/mailman/listinfo/infrastructure-announce

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Frederic Peters | 15 Oct 17:40 2014
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GNOME 3.14.1 is out

Hello all,

Here comes our first update to GNOME 3.14, it has many fixes, various
improvements, documentation and translation updates, we hope you'll
enjoy it.

We will soon publish the schedule for our next releases, and a first
development release, 3.15.1, should soon hit the streets.

For more information about the major changes in GNOME 3.14, please
visit our release notes:

 https://help.gnome.org/misc/release-notes/3.14/

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Release Details and References
==============================

The lists of updated modules and changes are available here:
  core   -  https://download.gnome.org/core/3.14/3.14.1/NEWS
  apps   -  https://download.gnome.org/apps/3.14/3.14.1/NEWS

The source packages are available here:
  core   -  https://download.gnome.org/core/3.14/3.14.1/sources/
  apps   -  https://download.gnome.org/apps/3.14/3.14.1/sources/

And if you want to compile GNOME 3.14.1 by yourself, you can use the
jhbuild modulesets available here:
  https://download.gnome.org/teams/releng/3.14.1/

See you next time!

        Fred
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Matthias Clasen | 13 Oct 15:24 2014
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Webkit2 porting

Hi,

one thing that was discussed a bit here at the Boston Summit is the
situation with webkit - we are currently depending on both webkit1 and
webkit2, which is not a good situation. Unfortunately, porting to
webkit2 requires some work (in the case of geary, quite a bit of
work).

I've started to set up a page here to track this:

https://wiki.gnome.org/Initiatives/GnomeGoals/Webkit2Porting

It needs a lot more information - I'm not an expert on webkit, so any
help in fleshing this out would be appreciated.

Matthias

Gmane