LaunchpadReleases/2.1.8

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Release number: 2.1.8
Release date: 21st August 2008
Build number: 6884

Release announcement

We in the Launchpad team are proud to announce the 21st August 
2008 release of Launchpad 2.1.8!

This release brings two items of good news for anyone who 
commits code to branches registered in Launchpad:

 * Karma for commits: Launchpad now awards karma for code 
   commits to project branches.

 * Feeds of each person's code commits: as well as a feed that
   shows which branches you work on, Launchpad now gives you a
   feed of all the commits you've made to branches in Launchpad.

To subscribe to someone's branch commits feed, go to their code
overview page - visit https://code.launchpad.net/people/+me for
your own - and click the feed icon in your browser's address 
bar.

There's more about karma for commits in our blog post:

http://news.launchpad.net/cool-new-stuff/karma-for-commits


Bugzilla and Trac plugin beta now open
---------------------------------------

Sharing the same bug report and comment history between
communities is one of Launchpad's most useful features. 

With the beta of our new plugins for Bugzilla and Trac now open,
projects who run their own external bug trackers can now also 
share bug comment histories with Launchpad.

Graham Binns from the Launchpad Bugs team blogs about how to
take part in the beta, if you run a Bugzilla or Trac instance:

http://news.launchpad.net/?p=115


Regular updates on the Launchpad API beta
------------------------------------------

If you're following the beta of the Launchpad API, you can now 
get regular updates on what's new from Leonard Richardson, one 
of the Launchpad team working on the API.

Leonard's posts are in the Launchad News blog's API category:

http://news.launchpad.net/category/api


Full details of Launchpad 2.1.8
--------------------------------

Full details of the features and bug fixes that went into this
release are on the Launchpad 2.1.8 milestone page:

https://launchpad.net/launchpad-bazaar/+milestone/2.1.8

If you come across any bugs in Launchpad, please report them
here:

https://bugs.launchpad.net/launchpad/+filebug

We'll be releasing Launchpad 2.1.9 on the 17th September. In the
mean time, join us each Thursday at 18.00 UTC in  
#launchpad-meeting on Freenode for the Launchpad team meeting 
and also any time on the launchpad-users mailing list:

http://lists.ubuntu.com/mailman/listinfo/launchpad-users

LaunchpadReleases/2.1.8 (last edited 2008-08-21 13:36:10 by matthew.revell)