[tomboy-list] ANNOUNCE: Tomboy 0.14.1 Released (Stable Release for GNOME 2.26)

Sandy Armstrong sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Sat Apr 18 19:47:21 PDT 2009


Hi Everyone,

This email is to announce Tomboy 0.14.1.  This is a release of the
stable 0.14.x series and coincides with GNOME 2.26.1.

Tomboy has been branched as "gnome-2-26" for stable (0.14.x)
development.  SVN trunk is now open for new feature development
(0.15.x).


What is Tomboy?
==================================================

Tomboy is a simple personal note-taking application designed to be
unobtrusive and friendly, while supporting inter-note-links similar to
a WikiWikiWeb to help you organize your notes and ideas.  It can run
either as a GNOME panel applet or a notification tray icon, and is also
supported in your Windows tray or OS X dock.

Tomboy's Website: http://www.gnome.org/projects/tomboy/

Tomboy's Wiki: http://live.gnome.org/Tomboy
  * Road Map: http://live.gnome.org/Tomboy/RoadMap
  * Brainstorming: http://live.gnome.org/Tomboy/PlaceForNewIdeas

Tomboy 0.14.1 is available at:

http://download.gnome.org/sources/tomboy/0.14/tomboy-0.14.1.tar.gz
  md5sum: 5845158f0634ab88c33e2edb6d19a916
  size: 5.3M

http://download.gnome.org/sources/tomboy/0.14/tomboy-0.14.1.tar.bz2
  md5sum: d62cbf3de404899a27de4332327419f4
  size: 4.4M

http://download.gnome.org/binaries/win32/tomboy/0.14/Tomboy-0.14.1.msi
  md5sum: d4307f6cc2374498c39840434c63df83
  size: 1.9M

http://download.gnome.org/binaries/mac/tomboy/0.14/Tomboy-0.14.1.dmg
  md5sum: 96ea35d2d1f0b615ab76542956c48b81
  size: 1.2M


What's new in Tomboy 0.14.1
==================================================

Major changes in Tomboy 0.14.x series include the following:
* Tomboy is now fully supported on Windows and Mac OS X
* Printing has been rewritten using the Gtk.Print API, fixing many bugs
* 25% reduction in memory usage and slightly faster startup
* Significant memory savings with very large note collections
* Improvements to HTML Export add-in
* Improvements in note and URL linking
* Many fixes to note synchronization and D-Bus API
* Process now named "tomboy", not "Tomboy"
* No longer writes to disk every 40 seconds

Changes since 0.14.0 (unannounced stable release) include the following:
* Translation updates: ar, ca, el, es, he, kn, nb, tr

Changes since 0.13.6 (the last development release) include the following:
* Fix buggy behavior with Tomboy icon menus in Windows (#556406, #566173).
* Translation updates: as, bg, da, de, el, et, eu, fi, gu, hi, ja, ml, mr, nb,
                       or, pt, ro, ru, ta, te


Bugs resolved since Tomboy 0.12.0 (excluding duplicates)
==================================================

319686 	Session Mangement Should Save Notes In Percentage Of Tota...
323845 	Strange note linking behavior adds note links to wrong words
345417 	Galago plugin crashes sometimes
363357 	Spell checker overrides formatting on printing
368300 	When Printing a Note the page summary results like 'page ...
372565 	Add support for basic manual wiki markup
407356 	tomboy menu entry's tooltip is not phrased as a verb
435183 	Cannot copy/cut large blocks of text
436994 	file hyperlinks include the space character before them
466664 	error message given when updating to 0.7.4 on Ubuntu Gutsy
469003 	tabs in front of bullets are not big enough when printed
474781 	Pasting into Tomboy moves cursor out of sight
475516 	Sticky Notes importer plugin killing Tomboy
476061 	Missing plural forms for some messages from Utils.cs
477598 	tomboy-0.6.3 tests fails on xml checking
478015 	Tasks display
478023 	Renaming Tasks
478028 	Tasks UI
478742 	tasks priority support
484072 	Tomboy sometimes fails to register with session bus
492756 	Alt+F12 keybinding fails to bind when running Tomboy in KDE
495186 	backlinks don't update on synchronize
499841 	tomboy problems communicating with gnome keyring
503043 	tomboy crashes while trying to sync via sshfs
508187 	word "|V1|" not being correctly linked.
512369 	Port to GtkPrint
514434 	Writes to disk every 40s
525753 	New ligne of bulleted text
529738 	Tomboy can't find addins.
531774 	Alt+F12 can cause duplicate items in the main menu
533034 	One-letter grammatical particles in Hebrew interfere with...
535279 	FAILURE OF SYNCHRONIZATION: RECURRENT AND REPRODUCIBLE
544982 	If thre is already a note for a given url, have option to...
545134 	Tomboy crashes when trying to print
547816 	Prompt for note title when adding a note while holding th...
548198 	Exported HTML can't be printed multipage
549433 	Wrap variables/functions within a Javascript object
551779 	tomboy still uses deprecated gnome-stock-about icon inste...
552699 	Trunk does not compile
553079 	When a sync method is configured tomboy could offer to sy...
554084 	When adding tomboy to panel -> "The panel encountered a p...
554982 	Finnish localization partly broken
555318 	Panel applet fails to load with gnome-sharp < 2.23.90
556136 	No single-instance detection on Windows
556138 	Need to install icons in gtk theme
556211 	No keybinding support in Windows
556406 	Tomboy opens multiple context menus over its icon
557120 	Exception on startup
557172 	tomboy systray outside gnome does not works
558272 	crashes on 64bit vista in Mono.Unix.Native.StdLib
559094 	CRLF issue in Windows/Unix Synchronization
559119 	Tomboy fails colflict resolution duriing local folder syn...
559663 	Search all notes screen does not remember its size
559724 	Font is changed on first launch of Preferences window
560736 	Unable to change window size
560739 	No right click
561349 	Help not found
562846 	Harcdcodes the compiler
563336 	summer
563708 	Mono.Addins exception - unable to start Tomboy
563738 	Default action for doubleclick on a notebook should be th...
564150 	Malformed anchor links when exporting linked notes to HTML
564235 	GNOME Goal: Clean up GLib and GTK+ includes
565102 	Notes lost during synchonization
565166 	Registers the wrong application name to the session manager
566173 	Context menu does not disappear
566711 	Trailing space in UI string
566792 	Bad date format in note of the day
566967 	Tomboy crashes when creating a link containing an ampersa...
567308 	Panel applet icon background does not match theme
569089 	Windows installer does not detect Gtk#2.1
569271 	Crash on startup using Windows Vista x64
569324 	Update to gtk-sharp 2.12 (Popup menus need scrolling on W...
569639 	Crash when click on bugzilla link.
569709 	Tomboy doesn't explicitly remove it's status icon on exit
569841 	Windows installer does not recognize Novell gtk-sharp run...
570121 	Files missing from POTFILES.in
570334 	Should show keyboard shortcuts for increase/decrease inde...
570917 	Fully implement read/write test in FuseSyncServiceAddin.S...
570918 	Missing keys in gconf schema
571223 	Cannot install GTK# SDK or runtime
572096 	Incorrect plural forms in note deletion dialogs
572585 	Formatting partially lost with pdf print
572898 	Preferences window is closing after any change
573317 	Tomboy interprets http url's as mailto
573977 	HTML Export proper printing
574218 	No Notes are made?
574765 	Starting search from tray icon menu in Tomboy Notes - Tom...
575542 	start up fails
576554 	Printing on Windows Vista crashes


The next six months...
==================================================

Some tentative plans for the next release cycle include:
* Automatic synchronization
* Faster startup, less memory usage (we've only just begun!)
* Better OS X experience
* Brainstorming for how Tomboy should fit into gnome-shell
* A new project to have easy synchronization to a Tomboy online service!
* Tomdroid, and how to have the best sync story to have Tomboy notes on your G1
* Tomboy website revamp
* Your awesome ideas!

But we haven't had our roadmap meeting yet, so we'll see what the community
decides during this public meeting [0] on Tuesday, April 21, 2009 at
19:30 UTC in #tomboy.


Big Thank You
==================================================

Special thanks to everyone entering bugs, submitting patches, and
helping to make Tomboy better!

Specifically, Tomboy 0.14.1 could not have happened without the
contributions of the following individuals (please let us know if you
should have been mentioned here):

Sandy Armstrong, Benjamin Podszun, Stefan Schweizer, Doug Johnston,
Leonardo Ferreira Fontenelle, Florian, Boyd Timothy, Gabriel Burt,
James Westby, Przemysław Grzegorczyk, Pacho Ramos

Tomboy would not be very useful without our hard-working translators
(semi-automatically generated list...please let us know if you were left out):

(as) Amitakhya Phukan
(be at latin) Ihar Hrachyshka
(bg) Alexander Shopov, Vladimir Petkov
(ca) Gil Forcada
(cs) Pavel Šefránek
(da) Ask H. Larsen, Peter Bach
(de) Hendrik Richter, Jochen Skulj
(el) Fotis Tsamis, Jennie Petoumenou
(en_GB) Philip Withnall
(es) Jorge Gonzalez
(et) Mattias Põldaru
(eu) Inaki Larranaga Murgoitio
(fi) Tommi Vainikainen, Ilkka Tuohela
(fr) Claude Paroz, Bruno Brouard
(gu) Sweta Kothari
(he) Yaron Shahrabani, Yair Hershkovitz
(hi) Rajesh Ranjan
(hu) Gabor Kelemen, Istvan Nyitrai
(it) Luca Ferretti, Milo Casagrande
(ja) Takeshi AIHANA
(ko) Changwoo Ryu
(lt) Vytautas Rėkus, Gintautas Miliauskas
(lv) Raivis Dejus
(ml) Manu S Madhav
(mr) Sandeep Shedmake
(nb) Kjartan Maraas
(nl) Wouter Bolsterlee
(or) Manoj Kumar Giri
(pl) Tomasz Dominikowski
(pt) Duarte Loreto
(pt_BR) César Veiga, Vladimir Melo
(ro) Adi Roiban
(ru) Yuriy Penkin
(sk) Pavol Klačanský
(sr) Goran Rakić
(sr at latin) Goran Rakić
(sv) Daniel Nylander
(ta) I. Felix
(te) Tirumurthi Vasudevan
(th) Theppitak Karoonboonyanan
(vi) Clytie Siddall
(zh_HK) Chao-Hsiung Liao
(zh_TW) Chao-Hsiung Liao

Enjoy!

Sandy

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