Posts from August 2009

  • One Hundred Paper Cuts Round 8 Progress Report

    David Siegel,

    One Hundred Paper Cuts Round 8 came and went last week, and good progress was made:

    Login screen clock has AM/PM suffix despite 24-hour format
    Ted M Lin identified the root of the problem (a small string time descriptor needed changing) and Bruce Cowan notes that the upstream merge is pending.
    cliparts are not in gallery-path of openoffice […]

  • One Hundred Paper Cuts Round 7 Progress Report

    David Siegel,

    One Hundred Paper Cuts Round 7 drew to a close last week. Here are the paper cuts that were (or were not) addressed:

    GNOME Panel icons (on right side) move apparently randomly on session start in some situations
    Ryan Maki wrote a surprisingly small patch to fix this long-standing and very annoying bug with over forty duplicates. […]

  • One Hundred Paper Cuts Round 6 Progress Report

    David Siegel,

    One Hundred Paper Cuts Round 6 contained some of the easiest-to-fix paper cuts we’ve seen so far, but it made less progress than any previous milestone. Perhaps this is indicative of the psychology behind paper cuts; the bugs that are easiest to fix often get the least attention. The two paper cuts that made discernible […]

  • One Hundred Paper Cuts Round 5 Progress Report

    David Siegel,

    Without further ado, here’s an update on the fifth round of the One Hundred Paper Cuts project. The paper cuts addressed were:

    When nautilus cannot unmount a media, it must tell why
    Karmic inherited a nice dialog from upstream Nautilus that assists the user who tries to unmount a busy drive. Excellent!
    Cannot install fonts using method described […]

  • One Hundred Paper Cuts Round 4 Progress Report

    David Siegel,

    The fourth milestone in the One Hundred Paper Cuts project came and went over a week ago. Here’s a summary of the issues addressed:

    F-Spot puts photos in Photos folder not Pictures folder
    A patch from an F-Spot developer exists in Bugzilla, and has been iterated a few times using feedback from other developers. The upstream bug […]