F21 System Wide Change: GNOME 3.12

Jaroslav Reznik jreznik at redhat.com
Tue Apr 8 10:45:06 UTC 2014

= Proposed System Wide Change:  GNOME 3.12 =

Change owner(s): Matthias Clasen <mclasen at redhat.com >
Responsible WG: Workstation 

Update GNOME to the latest upstream release. Depending on the Fedora 21 
schedule, this might be GNOME 3.12 or 3.14.

== Detailed Description ==
The new features for GNOME 3.12 include:
* More complete hi-dpi support
* gnome-software better integrated
* totem is now Videos
* New applications:
** gnome-logs: A systemd journal viewer
** gnome-sound-recorder: A simple utility for audio recordings
** polari: A irc client
* Google cloud print support
* Windows live email support
* A terminal search provider

The Wayland port of GNOME is still a preview in 3.12.

The feature set for GNOME 3.14 has not been determined yet.

== Scope ==
* Proposal owners:
** Keep existing GNOME packages updated
** Follow upstream module changes
** Package new applications and new dependencies of existing GNOME packages
*** gnome-logs (Done)
*** gnome-sound-recorder (Done)
*** polari (Done)

* Other developers:
** Package new dependencies:
*** libinput (Done)

* Release engineering:
** Extract app data for gnome-software during package builds and provide it in 

* Policies and guidelines:
** Add app data expectations to packaging guidelines

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