[Gnucash-changes] r14340 - htdocs/trunk/news - add 1.9.7 news articles

Chris Lyttle wilddev at cvs.gnucash.org
Mon Jun 5 23:56:08 EDT 2006

Author: wilddev
Date: 2006-06-05 23:56:08 -0400 (Mon, 05 Jun 2006)
New Revision: 14340
Trac: http://svn.gnucash.org/trac/changeset/14340

add 1.9.7 news articles

Added: htdocs/trunk/news/060605-1-9-7.news
--- htdocs/trunk/news/060605-1-9-7.news	2006-06-06 03:53:29 UTC (rev 14339)
+++ htdocs/trunk/news/060605-1-9-7.news	2006-06-06 03:56:08 UTC (rev 14340)
@@ -0,0 +1,82 @@
+<b>Announcement:</b> GnuCash 1.9.7 Release
+2006-06-05 21:32
+The GnuCash development team proudly announces GnuCash 1.9.7 aka 
+"Seize the day", the second beta release of the GnuCash Open
+Source Accounting Software which will eventually
+lead to the stable version 2.0.0. This release contains many bugfixes since
+the first beta release.
+<h2>What's New in GnuCash 1.9.7?</h2>
+<p>o PLEASE TEST any and all features important
+  to you. Then post any bugs you find to bugzilla
+  http://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=GnuCash</p>
+<p>o We would like to encourage people to test this and any further
+  releases as much as possible and submit bug reports in order that we
+  can polish GnuCash to be as stable as possible for the 2.0.0 release
+  in a few weeks.</p>
+<p>o If you have the urge to help beyond testing please get involved in
+  the discussions on the GnuCash mailing lists which you will find at
+  http://www.gnucash.org. We especially need people to help with
+  updating the documentation.
+  Please see http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Development on how to
+  get involved.</p>
+<p>o Major bugfixes include -</p> 
+<li>Hide not finished funtionality for the 2.0 release.</li>
+<li>Fixes to lots functionality.</li>
+<li>Fixes to XML import.</li>
+<li>Patches to work with guile 1.8.</li>
+<li>HBCI fixes.</li>
+<li>Many updated translations.</li>
+<li>New splash screen from Joshua Facemyer / Impressus Art.</li>
+<li>Fix the help file names now the docs are xml instead of html.</li>
+<li>Fixes for MacOS and Windows builds.</li>
+<li>Fixes to progress bar.</li>
+<li>UTF8 fixes.</li>
+<li>Fixes for glib 2.6.</li>
+<h4>The GnuCash docs team also proudly announces GnuCash-docs 1.9.0 which is
+the first documentation update in preparation for GnuCash 2.0.0</h4>
+<h2> Caveats </h2>
+<p>Caveats for testers:
+<ul><li> Any 1.9.x version might <i>crash unexpectedly at any point</i> during
+runtime. If you test some serious work in a 1.9.x release, make sure you hit
+"Save" after ever non-trivial workstep.
+</li><li> The documentation has had screenshots updated, however, most help
+texts usually only refers to the 1.8.x series.
+Everyone is invited to help improve the documentation; see <a
+href="http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Development" class='external free'
+rel="nofollow">http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Development</a> on how to get
+<h2> How can you help? </h2>
+<ul><li> Testing: Test and help us discover all bugs that might show up. Please enter each and every bug into bugzilla at <a
+href="http://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=GnuCash" class='external
+free' title="http://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter bug.cgi?product=GnuCash"
+</li><li> Translating: The new release comes with plenty of new translation
+strings. If you consider contributing a translation, we invite you to test
+this release already. We are now in string freeze phase. Please check <a
+href="http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Translation_Status" class='external free'
+title="http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Translation Status"
+rel="nofollow">http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Translation_Status</a> for updates
+on this.
+<br /><br />
+Available at the usual places! 
+<br /><br />
+<b><a href="http://www.gnucash.org/pub/gnucash/">http://www.gnucash.org</a></b>
+<br /><br />
+<b><a href="http://download.sourceforge.net/gnucash/">http://download.sourceforge.net/gnucash</a></b>

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