[sugar] New Abiword build and sugar icons.

msevior@physics.unimelb.edu.au msevior
Fri Nov 17 13:15:52 EST 2006

> We can't possibly put this into our Friday (today) build with this major
> a change, nice as it is to pull in Pango for its internationalization.
> This build is intended to be "big/low risk bug fixes only".  Changing
> rendering engines, even moving to one that is used elsewhere is a major
> risk.

Sorry, I wasn't clear. The rendering engine always used pango. The current
version uses pango. This version has lots of bugs fixd in it.

> There probably won't be another build for a couple weeks.
> Please, next time branch in your source repository for a release, so
> that key bug fixes can be done without pulling in major new
> functionality (e.g. Pango support).
> We *will* want to put the pango version in quickly after as possible
> after today's build, so that it can have good soak-in before BTest-2;
> and we'd be happy to make the update available separately from the base
> system immediately for those who want it.

You have it now. It is better than before.



>                           Best Regards,
>                                         - Jim Gettys
> On Fri, 2006-11-17 at 20:15 +1100, msevior at physics.unimelb.edu.au wrote:
>> Hi everyone,
>>             I've commited a number of fixes to the sugar branch of
>> abiword
>> that fixes the home directory issue, updates the AbiWord text
>> processing to handle all the pango-capable languages and
>> provides 48x48 pixel icons for AbiWord toolbars. I took the
>> icons from the tango project.
>> Marc (uwog) should be able to provide rpm's within a few hours.
>> The new text processing capabilities mean Abiword should in principle be
>> able  to the right things for a very large fraction of the world's
>> languages including Arabic and Thai. We would really appreciate feedback
>> from native speakers and writers in these languages though.
>> Regarding the toolabr icons, AbiWord normally uses the gtk-stock icons
>> so
>> it is icon themeable. I think a better solution would be for the sugar
>> project to develop it's own icon theme with the large icons needed for
>> the
>> OLPC. This would benefit all applications ported to sugar. I made a
>> special OLPC hack for this release though.
>> Cheers
>> Martin
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> Jim Gettys
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