Re: 2.0.1 bug situation, esp. wrt ZVT

On Fri, 2002-07-26 at 19:16, Luis Villa wrote:
> [ZVT stuff is at the bottom.]
> Where we stand on 2.0.1, from where I stand- basically, we've had no
> serious, unfixed regressions. Some regressions, yes, and still some
> untriaged bugs ;) but nothing that hasn't been fixed. So basically at
> any point we can more or less tar everything up and release, which I
> think pretty much rules and I hope is a habit we keep going forward :) 
> We've also FIXED, by my count, 204 high priority bugs in the last month,
> and 460 total GNOME2 bugs. So the rate has slowed a bit but we continue
> to make this a very kick ass desktop. 2.0.1 will be yet another Release
> To Be Proud Of.(tm) 
> Of the ones we specifically targeted in release notes for 2.0.1:
> *menu editing still horked, but alex has a gnome-vfs branch that has it
> 95% working, with a solidly stable/extensible code-base, or so I'm
> told. :) So that should land by Monday. [I've even seen it edit menus;
> it looks great. :) 

Any idea if the blocks in nautilus and gnome-panel are going to be
removed so we can test this?

And can we have properties back for the panel items

> *drag and drop in nautilus list view is nearly done [thanks, Dave!], but
> mainly untested. Again, code is done by someone who is very good so it
> should be solid, but testing will be good.
> *sawfish has not had progress; there is a patch but apparently it
> uncovered bugs in libwnck so that may or may not be fixed in time.
> *mime types, like nautilus and menu-editing, is mostly fixed, and Jody
> has patches for the rest. But they must be landed. Jody is traveling;
> it's his first priority when he gets home.
> Which gets us to zvt, bug 78007.
> *i18n in zvt is still completely horked :/ Hidetoshi has done some hard
> work to get it to where it is, but it looks like he's going to be
> working on vte instead for the foreseeable future. 
> So... I'm sort of at a loss on the zvt issue. In my dream world, someone
> does the hard work of breaking up Christiano's patches into a form
> that's acceptable to Jacob- I know that won't necessarily be pleasant,
> nor necessarily terribly rewarding, but at the moment I'm not sure I see
> a better path. Hopefully someone in the affected i18n community can pick
> it up and negotiate that route. [Or of course someone could pick up from
> Hidetoshi's work and complete it.]
> URL for discussion of Cristiano's patch earlier: 
> Anyway, we are pretty much inevitably headed down the path of
> ass-kicking-ness, with only a few small bumps along the road. Hope that
> is good news for everyone as we head into the weekend :) 
> Luis
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