Commit d98a5486 authored by Kai Willadsen's avatar Kai Willadsen

Update NEWS + appdata

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2020-04-19 meld 3.21.0
UI changes:
* Move to a modern GTK headerbar-based design, including:
* More extensive action support in the header bar
* New comparison overview map widget that provides a clearer overview for
multiple panes at once, and allows for more natural scrollbar
positioning (Kai Willadsen)
* Text, filename and version filters are now all accessible from the
toolbar (Kai Willadsen)
* Refreshed find bar that more closely matches other applications (Kai
* Remove application menu in line with Initiatives#4 (Kai Willadsen)
* New recent comparison selection widget (Kai Willadsen)
* Change tab style to be full-width and hidden for single tab windows (Kai
* Make file comparison change navigation more intuitive by changing how it
decides where to scroll from (Heikki Ketoharju)
* Completely refreshed Meld application icon (Alex Monday)
* File comparison now has overscroll at the bottom of file comparisons,
making it easier to see end-of-file differences and improving scroll
syncing (Kai Willadsen)
* Text wrapping, whitespace, line numbers and line highlight can now all be
toggled from the file comparison status bar (Kai Willadsen)
* Add support for CVS in version control comparisons (gitqlt)
* Copy selected file paths in folder comparison (WenGuoyao)
* Improve dark theme detection so custom Meld highlighting better matches
the user's theme (Kai Willadsen)
* Meld's built-in GtkSourceView schemes now support syntax highlighting
(Kai Willadsen)
* Moving past the first or last change using our change navigation now
alerts with the standard error bell (Kai Willadsen)
* Support nightly Flatpak builds of Meld using GNOME's CI (Kai Willadsen)
* Support development using GNOME Builder's workflow
* CI and build system fixes (Michael Behrisch, Frank Dana, Piotr Drąg, Vasily Galkin)
* Fix running uninstalled from non-project-base folder (Vasily Galkin)
* Fix file comparison closing after file save (Vasily Galkin)
* Fix file comparison handling of certain line breaks (Kai Willadsen)
* Fix folder comparison display of large file sizes (andre)
* Fix folder comparisons with pre-epoch timestamps (Kai Willadsen)
* Fix folder comparisons not handling ignore blank lines + text filters (Kai
* Handle file deletion better on NFS mounts (Kai Willadsen)
* Fix handling of bad filter regular expressions (Kai Willadsen)
* Fix push action on missing changes in three way comparison (Kai Willadsen)
* Default file chooser encoding to autodetect (Kai Willadsen)
* Minor UI fixes:
* Statusbar now correctly sets default encoding & file type for empty
files (Kai Willadsen)
* Statusbar tries to keep a constant width for the cursor label (Kai
* Folder comparisons set sensitivity correctly for empty rows (Kai
* Give commit dialog message area a reasonable height (Kai Willadsen)
* Fix long file name wrapping in info bar notifications (Kai Willadsen)
* Fix long file name ellipsization in file comparisons (Kai Willadsen)
* Windows fixes:
* Fix crash when started with unexpected environment (Vasily Galkin)
* Fix dbus support for single-instance behaviour (Vasily Galkin)
* Fix internationalisation building from source (ThunderEX)
* Fix SVG icon display (Kai Willadsen)
* Support logging to a file on Windows for debugging (Kai Willadsen)
* Default file encoding to UTF-8 to avoid Windows-specific locale issues
(Kai Willadsen)
* Typo fixes (luzpaz)
* Localisation fixes (Piotr Drąg)
Internal changes:
* Add Meson build system support; setuptools is still supported for Windows
and Mac OS builds, but Linux distributions should switch to building with
Meson (Bilal Elmoussaoui, Kai Willadsen)
* Move from GtkUIManager to GAction-based actions
* Move all UI-file-constructed widgets from custom Python wrapper classes
to using real GtkWidget templates
* Move UI templates, menus, custom icons and CSS to be resource-loaded
* Move to pre-commit using flake8 and isort for CI linting
* Move to new GtkSourceView 4 API
* Modernised Python GObject API usage, including signal and property usage
* Fix some deprecated GTK API usage
* Support Python 3.8
* Updated dependencies:
* Python 3.6
* GTK+ 3.20
* GLib 2.48
* GtkSourceView 4.0
* pygobject 3.30
* pycairo 1.15
* Issues fixed: 62, 78, 119, 170, 240, 265, 265, 267, 279, 290, 313, 314,
316, 321, 322, 337, 341, 342, 344, 344, 350, 351, 359, 419, 432, 439, 442,
* Alan Mortensen (da)
* Anders Jonsson (sv)
* Asier Sarasua Garmendia (eu)
* Ask Hjorth Larsen (da)
* Balázs Meskó (hu)
* Balázs Úr (hu)
* Daniel Mustieles (es)
* Daniel Șerbănescu (ro)
* Emin Tufan Çetin (tr)
* Fran Dieguez (gl)
* Guillaume Bernard (fr)
* Jiri Grönroos (fi)
* Kukuh Syafaat (id)
* Marek Černocký (cs)
* Matej Urbančič (sl)
* Milo Casagrande (it)
* Piotr Drąg (pl)
* Rafael Fontenelle (pt_BR)
* Ryuta Fujii (ja)
* Sabri Ünal (tr)
* sicklylife (ja)
* Wolfgang Stöggl (de)
* Yuri Chornoivan (uk)
2019-01-06 meld 3.20.0
......@@ -52,6 +52,21 @@
<translation type="gettext">meld</translation>
<content_rating type="oars-1.1" />
<release date="2020-04-19" version="3.21.0">
This is an unstable release in the 3.21 development series.
<li>Complete UI update to modern GNOME style</li>
<li>Improved change movement and scrolling</li>
<li>New support for CVS in version control comparisons</li>
<li>Better handling for dark themes</li>
<li>Many fixes for new Windows distribution</li>
<li>Updated translations</li>
<release date="2019-01-06" version="3.20.0">
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