[Rhythmbox-devel] Rhythmbox 0.9.4

G'day Everyone,

On behalf of the Rhythmbox developers, I'm proud to announce the fifth
release of the Rhythmbox 0.9 series, which includes a large
number of fixes, improvements and new features. Notable new features
include support for plugins (written in C or Python), making GStreamer
crashing during importing not take Rhythmbox down, several UI
improvements, a few significant performance improvements.

* What is Rhythmbox ?

Rhythmbox is an integrated music management application, originally
inspired by Apple's iTunes. It is free software, designed to work well
under the GNOME Desktop, and based on the powerful GStreamer media

* What's changed in 0.9.4 ?

* add support for source-specific toolbar items (James Livingston:
* make the status column blank for undownloaded podcasts (Jonathan
* make iradio station connect asynchronous (James Livingston:128106)
* break mDNS class into backend-specific classes (William Jon McCann)
* add support for password-protected DAAP shares (William Jon McCann:
* have per-client DAAP session (William Jon McCann: 329814)
* make DAAP source icon show authentication status (William Jon McCann:
* turn of paranoia when playing audio cds (James Livingston: 322270)
* use network byte-order for DAAP, fixes some issues with Banshee
(Jonathan Matthew)
* fold RBSimpleView back into RBPropertyView (James Livingston: 327500)
* store hidden state of entries in on-disk db (James Livingston: 325215)
* add dbus methods for static playlist control (Jonathan Matthew:
* force URI canonicalisation when first upgrading (James Livingston:
* add browsers to playlists (James Livingston: 118862)
* don't put drag-n-drop URIs in reverse order (Jonathan Matthew: 330283)
* notification bubble fixed (Jonathan Matthew: 330876)
* RhythmDB API cleanup (James Livingston, Jonathan Matthew: 330226)
* add auto-completion to tag-editing (Sven Herzberg: )
* add action to clear entire queue (Jonathan Matthew: 330014, 331392)
* don't display entry notify bubble when containing "&" (Jonathan
Matthew: 330784)
* don't block UI when reading audio cd TOC (James Livingston: 329942)
* stop polling cd drive when playing from it (James Livingston: 330716)
* add Party Mode (William Jon McCann: 323933)
* don't stop when playing track is deleted (James Livingston: 131150,
* add quality column (James Livingston: 167659)
* add "queue playlist" action (James Livingston: 330490, 330490)
* update documentation to not be completely out-of-date (Baptiste
Mille-Mathias: 314001)
* add support for out-of-process metadata service (Jonathan Matthew:
* port to using gnome-doc-utils (Luca Ferretti)
* indicate pre-empted source when playing from queue (Jonathan Matthew:
* add "starts with" and "ends with" string criteria (James Livingston)
* don't choke on podcast feeds which use timezone names (Alex Lancaster:
* make auto playlist editor non-modal (James Livingston: 320030)
* add "missing files" and "import errors" sources (Jonathan Matthew:
167763, 142322)
* use entry and button for Library Location preference (James
Livingston: 328414)
* remember window visibility between sessions (James Livingston: 127320)
* don't import known non-audio files (James Livingston: 323179)
* read more metadata from iPod dbs (Gunnar Steinn Magnusson: 324648)
* support sources with no entry view (James Livingston: 331673, 331673)
* add read-only PSP support (James Livingston, Bastien Nocera: 332337)
* add read-only Nokia 770 support (James Livingston)
* restore browser selections after browser change (James Livingston)
* add "download location" to podcast info window (Jonathan Matthew:
* fix issues with new totem-plparser recursion (James Livingston:
* use drive rather than volume name for removable media (James
Henstridge: 333080)
* add gst 0.10 id3 tag editing (James Livingston: 309609)
* add filtering support to debug output (Jonathan Matthew)
* add plugin support (James Livingston: 330523)
* add search bar (William Jon McCann: 328618, 334407)
* filter browsers with search terms (Jonathan Matthew: 322787)
* remove non-libnotify notifications (James Livingston: 331721)
* update documentation (Baptiste Mille-Mathias)
* add Increase and Decrease volume menu items (James Livingston: 123383)
* add Python Console plugin (Steve FrÃcinaux)
* add HTTP proxy support (Jonathan Matthew: 335091)
* do all gnomevfs stats in one batch (Jonathan Matthew: 334106)
* build properly on Solaris (Brian Cameron: 335318)
* borrow Banshee's Eject icon, because g-i-t doesn't have one
* have better "no GStreamer plugin found" messages (James Livingston:
* add LIRC plugin (Jonathan Matthew)
* use libsexy to add a clear button to the search box (James Livingston:
* allow overriding of the toolbar button style (James Livingston:
* add profiling hooks (William Jon McCann: 337387, 338114)

and a whole heap of other bugs fixes and minor improvements (too many to

Updated Translations

* cs    Miloslav Trmac
* el    Nikos Charonitakis, vyruss
* es    Francisco Javier F. Serrador
* eu    Inaki Larranaga
* fi    Ilkka Tuohela
* gl    Ignacio Casal Quinteiro
* hu    Gabor Kelemen
* it    Luca Ferretti
* ja    Takeshi AIHANA
* lt    Åygimantas BeruÄka
* nb    Ãivind Hoel, Kjartan Maraas
* nl    Tino Meinen, Reinout en Tino
* no    Kjartan Maraas
* pt_BR Raphael Higino
* ru    Nickolay V. Shmyrev
* sv    Daniel Nylander
* th    Isriya Paireepairit
* vi    Nguyán ThÃi Ngác Duy, Clytie Siddall
* zh_HK Abel Cheung
* zh_TW Abel Cheung, Lin-Chieh Shangkuan

* Where can I get it ?

Source code:
[MD5 sum: 02f70a64e992a4d47307d0f45eae2e9e]
[MD5 sum: 0d335864738d6de0d0e6acc2964f8bc4]

Home Page:

James "Doc" Livingston

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