GnuCash releases ?

Alex Aycinena alex.aycinena at
Sun Mar 31 15:38:16 EDT 2013


A couple of typo-type comments:

> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: John Ralls <jralls at>
> To:
> Cc: "gnucash-devel at Devel" <gnucash-devel at>
> Date: Sat, 30 Mar 2013 17:41:15 -0700
> Subject: Re: GnuCash releases ?
> I've got trunk passing distcheck now, so I'm going to bump and tag tonight
> and release tomorrow. Here's my NEWS item. Did I miss anything?
> Regards,
> John Ralls
>          The Gnucash Development Team is pleased to release Gnucash 2.5.0,
>          the first release of an unstable series leading to Gnucash 2.6.0.
>          This release is UNSTABLE and SHOULD NOT BE USED in production.
>          Robert Fewell has contributed a rewrite of the ledger
>          (Gnucash's primary interface window) to use the GtkTreeModel
>          (select "register 2" from the menu) as well as a new CSV
>          import/export facility for account trees.
>          Gnucash now requires Gtk+-2.24 and GLib-2.26. We've removed
>          most of the dependencies on libraries obsoleted by project
>          Ridley and will in position to move to Gtk+-3.x once the

                                  ^- missing 'be' as in 'will be in
position to ...'

>          GtkTreeModel register window work is complete. This means
>          that Gnucash 2.5 requires Debian 6, RHEL 6, or one of the
>          more aggressive distributions like Ubuntu.
>          Gnucash now works with Guile-2.0.
>          The business module has been revamped and we introduce a new
>          feature, Credit Notes. It is now possible to import customers
>          and vendors from a CSV file as well.
>          The "Num" field is now optionally per-split rather than
>          per-transaction.
>          When opening a locked "book" one now has the option of
>          opening it read-only. Note that Gnucash is still a
>          single-user program and that the databaase backends are still

^-extra 'a' in 'databaase'

>          used only as a data store.
>          Gnucash is no longer subject to the "2038" bug, so that
>          30-year mortgages can now be entered correctly.
>          By agreement of all authors we have relicensed Gnucash to the
>          Gnu Public License Version 2 or later from just Version 2.

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