Development: GNOME 2.29.6 released!

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http://permalink.gmane.org – GNOME 2.29.6 Development Release ================================ Here is the second GNOME release for year 2010 and sixth development release towards our 2.30 release that will happen in March; we are quickly getting there! Your mission, it never changes: Go download it. Go compile it. Go test it. And go hack on it, document it, translate it, fix it. And come to FOSDEM! There will be both a booth and a developer room for GNOME, and tons of hackers to hug. Please note that this milestone marks the beginning of the feature freeze. This is a good time to start summarizing what has changed in your modules in this cycle, so that people can work on the release notes! See http://live.gnome.org/TwoPointTwentynine/ReleaseNotes Also don't forget we are in those periods: * String Change Announcement Period: string changes must be announced to gnome-doc-list and gnome-i18n. * UI Change Announcement Period: UI changes must be announced to gnome-doc-list. To compile GNOME 2.29.6, you can the jhbuild [1] modulesets [2] (which use the exact tarball versions from the official release): [1] http://library.gnome.org/devel/jhbuild/ [2] http://download.gnome.org/teams/releng/2.29.6/ The release notes that describe the changes between 2.29.5 and 2.29.6 are available. Go read them to learn all the goodness of this release: platform - http://download.gnome.org/platform/2.29/2.29.6/NEWS desktop - http://download.gnome.org/desktop/2.29/2.29.6/NEWS admin - http://download.gnome.org/admin/2.29/2.29.6/NEWS bindings - http://download.gnome.org/bindings/2.29/2.29.6/NEWS devtools - http://download.gnome.org/devtools/2.29/2.29.6/NEWS mobile - http://download.gnome.org/mobile/2.29/2.29.6/NEWS The GNOME 2.29.6 release is available here: platform sources - http://download.gnome.org/platform/2.29/2.29.6/ desktop sources - http://download.gnome.org/desktop/2.29/2.29.6/ admin sources - http://download.gnome.org/admin/2.29/2.29.6/ bindings sources - http://download.gnome.org/bindings/2.29/2.29.6/ devtools sources - http://download.gnome.org/devtools/2.29/2.29.6/ mobile sources - http://download.gnome.org/mobile/2.29/2.29.6/ WARNING! WARNING! WARNING! -------------------------- This release is a snapshot of development code. Although it is buildable and usable, it is primarily intended for testing and hacking purposes. GNOME uses odd minor version numbers to indicate development status. For more information about 2.29, the full schedules, the official modules list and the proposed modules list, please see our 2.29 page: http://www.gnome.org/start/unstable/ Also take a look at the abbreviated schedule reminder page at: http://live.gnome.org/Schedule We hope you'll love it, The GNOME Release Team (Software)