netlabs.org newsletter #14 ( Voyager license, FAT32, XWorkplace,
July 31, 2006 by Netlabs
This is the latest edition of the bi-weekly netlabs.org newsletter. The
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News from netlabs.org:
24. July - 30. July
* Voyager news
o The license to be used for project Voyager has been chosen.
o Check http://article.gmane.org/gmane.org.netlabs.voyager.devel/53
* FAT32 Driver now with Subversion Repository
o The FAT32 driver source code can now be checked out via subversion
o The subversion repository will be used in the future to coordinate the
o URL: http://svn.netlabs.org/fat32/browser/tags/release-0.9.11/src
* XWorkPlace 1.0.5
o The new 1.0.5 version has been released. This fixes a load of bugs and
adds a few small enhancements. You can find it in the usual places on
Netlabs and Hobbes:
o http://hobbes.nmsu.edu/pub/incoming/xwp-1-0-5.zip moving to
o Please report *reproducible* bugs on the bugtracker at:
+ Tidied up the Recovery Choices options on the Desktop Properties
Archives tab. Fixed by Paul Ratcliffe.
+ Double clicking the XCenter Date/Time widgets brought up the System
Clock first rather than the eCS Clock in eCS. Fixed by Paul Ratcliffe.
+ The tooltip for the XCenter Date widget now has the time rather than
the date as the tooltip text. Fixed by Paul Ratcliffe.
+ Split view folder status bars now update correctly when
selecting/deselecting objects. Bug 326. Fixed by Paul Ratcliffe.
+ Cured cosmetic problems when resizing the panes of a split view
folder. Bug 228. Fixed by Paul Ratcliffe.
+ Corrected missing objects during installation. Bug 695. Fixed by
+ Fixed Association problem when Turbo Folders/Extended Associations
were enabled. Bug 14. Fixed by Paul Ratcliffe.
+ Fixed missing WPS file filters during first import with Turbo
Folders/Extended Associations. Bug 399. Fixed by Paul Ratcliffe.
+ Fixed XPager virtual desktop switching on top/bottom borders. Bug
406. Fixed by Paul Ratcliffe.
+ Fixed exporting of Extended Associations. Bug 702. Fixed by Paul
+ Fixed WarpCenter stuck in XCenter's Window List widget. Bug 11.
Fixed by Paul Ratcliffe.
+ Fixed partially broken Undo in XWP Setup notebook, Features tab.
Fixed by Paul Ratcliffe.
+ NLS Settings are now correctly fetched from the Country object on W4
FP13+ systems. Bug 614 again. Fixed by Paul Ratcliffe.
+ Fixed Default and Undo on Folder Views tab of Workplace Shell
object. Fixed by Paul Ratcliffe.
+ Fixed traps when XFldDisk class was not registered. Fixed by Paul
+ Fixed broken Bitmap display in Light Table folders. Bug 371. Fixed
by Paul Ratcliffe.
o New Features:
+ NLS packages are now detected during install. Bug 686. Implemented
by Christian Hennecke.
+ XWP has some updated icons courtesy of David Graser.
+ ACPI power-off option is now available with XShutdown. Implemented
by Paul Ratcliffe.
* Cairo Graphics Library Version 1.2.0
o The OS/2 port of the Cairo Graphics Library is updated to version 1.2.0
o Download binary and test apps:
o Download source code:
* PSI Port - Jabber Client for eCS and OS/2
o See TRAC at http://svn.netlabs.org/qt3/ticket/25
o Sample: ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/misc/jabberos2.png
o Alpha download: ftp://ftp.netlabs.org/pub/qt3/psi-0.10-os2-a1.zip
19. July - 23. July
* Lucide Beta 2
o The Lucide document viewer is updated to Beta 2
o It is available through the eComStation Beta Zone, after login at
* GBM Plug-In for Lucide Version 1.00 Beta 2
o Beta 2 of the GBM Plug-In for Lucide is released
o Homepage: http://heikon.home.tlink.de
* GenMac Trap solution
o If it traps as before, please add this to the GenMac Wrapper section
+ DebugLevel = "NONE"
+ Options = "STACK32"
o That is most likely the fix
o This seems to happen with Intel 2200 chipsets, for instance.
o It will be solved in the upcoming 1.7 release (no release date set yet)
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