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authorMichele Calgaro <michele.calgaro@yahoo.it>2014-12-04 03:41:39 (GMT)
committer Michele Calgaro <michele.calgaro@yahoo.it>2014-12-04 03:41:39 (GMT)
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Updated Release Notes.
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@@ -93,39 +93,8 @@ Application names
</itemizedlist>
-<para>A change log is available at the Trinity wiki:
-<ulink url="http://www.trinitydesktop.org/wiki/bin/view/Documentation/Releases_R14_0_0">Change log</ulink></para>
-
<para>An exhaustive list of renaming changes is available at the end of this document.</para>
-<sect2 id="release-notes-project-changes">
-<title>Project Changes</title>
-
-<itemizedlist>
-
-<listitem><para>
-Migrated from SVN to GIT.
-</para></listitem>
-<listitem><para>
-Began migrating from automake to cmake.
-</para></listitem>
-<listitem><para>
-Added support for ARM architectures.
-</para></listitem>
-<listitem><para>
-Continuing efforts to improve XDG compliance.
-</para></listitem>
-<listitem><para>
-Continuing efforts to update documentation.
-</para></listitem>
-<listitem><para>
-Continuing efforts to update locale and translation files.
-</para></listitem>
-
-</itemizedlist>
-
-</sect2>
-
<sect2 id="release-notes-usability-changes">
<title>Usability Changes</title>
@@ -195,12 +164,89 @@ been made to conform to such style as much as possible.</para>
</sect2>
+<sect2 id="release-notes-major-improvements">
+<title>Major Improvements from 3.5.13</title>
+
+<itemizedlist>
+<listitem><para>
+New HAL-independent hardware support based on udev. HAL support is still available for those systems (such as *bsd) that require it.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Significant renaming of applications, libraries and packages to avoid conflicts with other desktop environments (most notably KDE) allowing TDE to be installed in parallel with other DE.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Switched from 'plain' Qt3 to the 'new' TQt3 interface, an enhanced version of Qt3 with a particular eye on improved stability and multi-threading support.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+A new TQt interface layer between TDE libraries/applications and TQt3. This allows selective adaptation of some Qt4 programming widgets.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Support for network-manager 0.9 and newer.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Switched compositor from Kompmgr to Compton.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Added support for ARM architectures and RaspBian.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+New website design.
+</para></listitem>
+</itemizedlist>
+
+</sect2>
+
<sect2 id="release-notes-new-or-improved-features">
<title>New or Improved Features</title>
<itemizedlist>
<listitem><para>
+Migrated the TDE source repository to GIT.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Significant branding overhaul and restyling.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Further improved XDG compliance.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Additional theme engines available.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Continued migration from autotools to cmake.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+TDE-style dialog box support for LibreOffice.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Improved Secure Attention Key.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Mac-like window switching.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Kate sort plugin now available.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Rearrangeable items in the taskbar.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Show Icons Only option for taskbar.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Improved application crash report framework, now also including source code commit references for better debugging.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+A mouse double-click speed test option in the control panel.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+A smooth crossfade effect is now available when changing the desktop wallpaper.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
+Improved project documentation and localization.
+</para></listitem>
+<listitem><para>
Faster startup and logout.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
@@ -210,9 +256,6 @@ Improved Konqueror speed for listing files in folder.
Ability to force Kate into MDI mode all the time.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
-Built-in hardware detection libraries and support to fully replace HAL.
-</para></listitem>
-<listitem><para>
File copy window focus enhancement: focus is now on the file name edit line by default.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
@@ -225,9 +268,6 @@ Improved Logout Status Dialog.
Improved support for global and individual panels.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
-Mac like window switching for apps.
-</para></listitem>
-<listitem><para>
New Desktop Device Icons: My Computer, My Documents, My Network Places, Printers, Web Browser.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
@@ -237,9 +277,6 @@ Rearrangeable (draggable) items in the taskbar.
Reduced TDE menu clutter and duplication.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
-Icons only mode available for taskbar.
-</para></listitem>
-<listitem><para>
Accelerator key for Konsole main menu can be enabled when desired.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
@@ -255,25 +292,13 @@ The number of files in the Kate MRU (Most Recently Used) list is user-configurab
Added a progress bar to the logout status dialog.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
-Added a mouse doubleclick test option in the control panel.
-</para></listitem>
-<listitem><para>
-Kate syntax highlighting files have been updated and the lookup moved to the TDE repository.
-</para></listitem>
-<listitem><para>
-Kate sort plugin now available
+Kate syntax highlighting files have been updated and the lookup moved to the TDE repository
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
tdecmshell --list output is now sorted alphabetically.
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
-Improved application crash report framework, which now also includes source code commit references for better debugging.
-</para></listitem>
-<listitem><para>
-Additional xdg folders support in Kickoff menu.
-</para></listitem>
-<listitem><para>
-A smooth crossfade effect is now available when changing the desktop wallpaper.
+Additional xdg folders support in Kickoff menu
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
Fixed Konqueror selection handling when using arrow keys.
@@ -295,19 +320,19 @@ GTK3/TQt Theme Engine
Kate Sort plugin
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
-KControl LDAP Manager
+Kasablanca
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
-KControl Autostart
+KBibTex
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
-Kasablanca
+KBiff
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
-KBiff
+KControl LDAP Manager
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
-KBibTex
+KControl Autostart
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
KDbg
@@ -346,10 +371,10 @@ MPlayerthumbs
Qt4/TQt Theme Engine
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
-tdeio-ftps
+Tdeio-ftps
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
-tdeio-sword
+Tdeio-sword
</para></listitem>
<listitem><para>
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