Re: Alpha Release Status: With or Without You

On Tue, 15 Jan 2002, Jeff Waugh wrote:

> Hi all,
> Awesome gnome-core changelog from Mark; haven't seen 1.x -> 2.0 changelogs
> for other packages. It would be awesome to send the final GNOME 2.0 Desktop
> release out with a changelog for each component. Despite the port and ship
> target for this release, there have been plenty of excellent changes, and we
> ought to make them known (if only for the adoration, fangeeks and beer).
> The following modules have not been uploaded for release with the Desktop
> Alpha. Please email the release team and release as soon as possible, or
> your packages will not be go out with the alpha!
>   eel
>   eog
>   gnome-audio
>   gnome-control-center
>   gnome-media
>   gnome-pim (very unlikely to be released at all)

I'd say gnome-pim looks positively dead - it should be moved out into
the extra-apps collection (aka fifth toe) in the hope that there are
people interested in it and it gets resurrected in time for say
gnome-2.0.1 extra apps release...

>   gnome-user-docs (docs not due with alpha release)
>   nautilus
>   rep

librep-1.15.2 is staged for the release.

>   rep-gtk
>   sawfish

But we badly need release for these two, as very little or no testing has
been happening.

the list should also probably have contained ggv

> - Jeff
> -- 
>       "In addition to these ample facilities, there exists a powerful       
>        configuration tool called gcc." - Elliot Hughes, author of lwm       


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