[Shotwell] Call for testing: Shotwell 0.9
b.e.smith at computer.org
Tue Mar 8 18:34:17 PST 2011
Thanks Jim. I've done an initial test as follows.
On Ubuntu 10.10, with libraw-0.12.3, I downloaded Shotwell from svn, and
the program compiled and executes flawlessly as far as I can determine.
It handles my Canon RAW files properly.
Help > About does not say 0.9 - it says 0.8.90+Trunk.
In various places I can see the visible new features appearing.
On 09/03/11 12:16, Jim Nelson wrote:
> Hello all,
> It's that time of the development cycle again and we're asking everyone out
> there to lend a hand. Shotwell 0.9 is in the final stages of development
> and we need your help in shaking out any bugs you can find.
> To whet your appetite, the new features and improvements for 0.9 include:
> - A search bar that can filter by media type, rating, and text matching
> (titles, filename, tag and event names are searched)
> - TIFF support
> - Extensible plugin framework for Web publishing and slideshow transitions
> (all but one Web publisher has been ported)
> - Print multiple photos (including printing multiple photos per page)
> - Configurable user directory pattern during import
> - Improved rendering of underexposed RAW photos
> - Various improvements and bug fixes
> If you're interested in testing this newest version of Shotwelll, check out
> the working trunk and try it yourself. Instructions are here:
> Remember, this is pre-release software. You might consider backing up your
> library before starting:
> -- Jim Nelson
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