[Sugar-devel] [ANNOUNCE] Sucrose 0.84 Release Candidate 2 (0.83.6)
simon at schampijer.de
Mon Feb 23 16:46:31 EST 2009
Simon Schampijer wrote:
> Dear Sugar Community,
> this is Release Candidate 2 for the upcoming 0.84 Release - see the 
> for more details. Only one more week to go in this release cycle. Please
> test this release and report all the bugs you find that we are able to
> fix them in time. A friendly BugSquad  will be available to triage
> those bugs accordingly and the developers can never have enough bug
> food. If you have non-bug feedback about features you can use the
> sugar-devel mailing list to share it with us.
> From a user point of view we want to highlight the following changes
> that have been made:
> === Resume by Default ===
> Resume by default is now the way we handle activity startup. The option
> in the Favourites View palette has been removed completely. You can
> still start a new instance using the 'Start' option in the Activity palette.
> === View Source ===
> There has been some refinements to the View Source dialog. You can
> access it from the Activity palette in the Frame or by using
> 'Shift+Alt+V' directly.
> The coloured activity icon represents the source of the activity
> instance. The outlined activity icon represent the bundle source for the
> activity itself, the template. We use this to help draw a distinction
> between the "activity instance" and the "activity bundle"
> Using the uncoloured outline to represent the bundle vs the coloured
> icon to represent an instance has been the design cue all along.
> === File transfer ===
> We make use of the files new file transfer files now.
> === Read ===
> Morgan fixed an error that was introduced due to changes in Evince.
> === Browse ===
> Martin Langhoff has been adding functionality to authenticate with the
> Schoolserver. When registered with the server an HTTP Cookie is created
> to ease the use of services on the Schoolserver in future sessions.
> Thanks to Daniel Drake Browse propagates the current locale now. This
> helps to use web services and pages in your mother language. Try it out
> with the [http://addons.sugarlabs.org/ addons] page for example.
I want to annotate that we have as well a new version of the Log 
activity and TurtleArt . Sorry for let those slipping through. Please
make sure to package them as well.
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