Activity Digest: August 2016

This is an ongoing series of activity reports, published monthly, to highlight activity in our projects. Here is what happened in August 2016. This is not a complete list of all activity, just work that results in a non-trivial change. For a full list, see the git history of all the projects.


August saw a lot of documentation updates and preparation for the release of Timewarrior 1.0.0 and FrOSCon 2016. Focus then shifted to finishing up Tasksh 1.1.0 work.

2016-08-01- #37: 10:00am isn’t recognized as date fixed
2016-08-02- Taskwarrior: Quoted regular expression to avoid bash glob expansion
2016-08-03- Timewarrior: No longer segments open intervals across data files
2016-08-05- Timewarrior: Lists extensions in the help command
2016-08-06- #19: yesterday tag not recognised fixed
2016-08-07- Timewarrior: Now installs on-modify.timewarrior
2016-08-08- Timewarrior: Added minimal theme colors
2016-08-15- libshared: Lexer can now disable individual token types
2016-08-16- #39: Make timew more user-friendly by adding –help and default output fixed
- #33: Work week not blocked off in charts fixed
2016-08-18- libshared: Pig does a better job at bounds checking
2016-08-20- FrOSCon 2016: Several presentations
- libshared: Pig can now extract substrings
- Taskserver: Add build type to docs
- Timewarrior: launched
2016-08-21- FrOSCon 2016: Timewarrior 1.0.0 Released
2016-08-22- Taskwarrior: Updated error message to not refer to only pending tasks
2016-08-24- #120: Missing cmakedefine for HAVE_GET_CURRENT_DIR_NAME fixed
- #1861: Cygwin build fails, missing get_current_dir_name fixed
2016-08-31- TW-1802: Unicode strings are truncated in task description fixed