[Chandler-dev] Alpha3 readme and known bugs

Sheila Mooney sheila at osafoundation.org
Tue Jul 18 11:07:29 PDT 2006


Thanks Ted. Good catch!

On Jul 18, 2006, at 10:16 AM, Ted Leung wrote:

> You missed this one -- it's not an end user feature, but it is  
> pretty noteworthy.
>
> + License change to Apache 2.0
>
> Ted
>
> On Jul 18, 2006, at 12:31 AM, Sheila Mooney wrote:
>
>> I put together the readme notes and known bug list for Alpha3. Let  
>> me know if you see anything wrong, missing etc.
>>
>> Sheila
>>
>> ****************************************
>>
>> Users wanting to check out the latest progress on Chandler, can  
>> download our new milestone, Alpha3 which builds on Alpha2 by  
>> providing a sneak preview of some of the features we are  
>> implementing for 0.7.
>>
>> The work for Alpha3 centers around the following goals:
>>
>> + Background sync
>> + Intel Mac support
>> + Performance improvements
>>
>> New features in this milestone:
>>
>> + Background sync
>> 	+ Synching calendars as well as publish and subscribe operations  
>> now run in the background. This means you can continue to use the  
>> application while a sync is running.
>> 	+ By default, calendars sync every hour.
>> 	+ Using the Collection->Synchronization preferences menu you can  
>> change this option from every 1/2 hour to once a day.
>> 	+ Users will still have the option to force a sync manually.
>> + Intel Mac support
>> 	+ Chandler can now be built and run on the Intel Mac platform.
>> 	+ We also provide separate downloads for both the PPC and Intel  
>> Mac on the downloads page.
>> + We have made a number of architecture changes to improve  
>> performance
>> 	+ Some operations were loading all items in a collection -- we  
>> changed this behavior with a series of fixes
>> 	+ The column header renders faster (use of freeze/thaw in the  
>> column header when changing text)
>> 	+ Optimizations in looking up events for a given week, including  
>> use of the "sub-index" feature to look for recurring events
>> + Further progress on internationalization
>> 	+ Integration with wxWidgets i18n (dialogs are now localizable)
>>  	+ Unit and functional tests cover non-ascii characters in all  
>> displayable strings, non-ascii filenames, etc.
>> 	+ i18n egg support
>> 	+ Numerous i18n related bug fixes
>> + Other stuff
>> 	+ Search UI in toolbar (assuming this doesn't drop out -- I'm  
>> surprised not to see it this morning)
>> 	+ Zanshin free-busy query support
>> 	+ Numerous bug fixes reported by users: alpha3 is first  
>> dogfoodable release since 0.6.1
>>
>> For a complete list of major known bugs see list at http:// 
>> wiki.osafoundation.org/bin/view/Projects/ 
>> ZeroPointSevenAlpha3KnownBugs
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