Can someone explain me the difference between a *stable* (0.26.3?)
and an *unstable* release like this one?
As a simple and contented user of 0.26.3, should I update?

On 10/21/2017 11:04 AM, Jens Georg wrote:
A new unstable release of Shotwell is available.

Shotwell 0.27.1 - 21 Oct 2017
   * Properly dist meson files with autotools
   * Dist apport helper with autotools
   * Fix checking against unity
   * Build the graphics-processor binary when building with meson
   * Hide toolbar in fullscreen when disabled in settings
   * When clicking ok in import, hide file selector
   * Properly xml-escape the file names in wallpaper.xml
   * Do not re-encode JPEG previews
   * Only create thumbs for RAW imports once
   * Use APPSTREAM instead of APPDATA
   * Improve RAW/JPEG pair matching by sorting file list
   * Fix deprecated "find" icons
   * Fix help for non-recursive photo import
   * Fix menu-bar injection
   * Avoid data corruption when importing from camera
   * Re-use RAW/JPEG association from camera import
   * Rename backing photo when importing to lower case
   * Improve description of mass-storage cameras
   * Improve top-level tool-tips on navigation tree
   * More unicode use
   * When trashing without trash available, also remove RAW file
   * Fix trimming of EXIF thumbs from Canon cameras
   * Import Videos even if they use application/x-extension-mp4
   * Fix missing event pictures when not copying thumbnails
   * Remove Rajce and Yandex plugin from default build
   * Remove useless submenu on saved searches
   * Fix some criticals on context menu actions
   * Some code clean-ups
   * Remove locale-dependent keyboard shortcuts
   * Fix Help to pass yelp-check
   * Fix crash on removing last photo from import roll
   * Fix window icon of start-up dialog
   * Speed-up event creation on import and merge

Bugs fixed in this release:
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=717735
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=719142
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=719186
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=741962
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=748666
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=772339
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=773206
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=777626
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=782753
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=783956
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=784661
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=784883
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=785196
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=785503
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=785711
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=785761
  - https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=787400

All contributors to this release:
  - Jens Georg <m...@jensge.org>
  - Mario Blättermann <mario.blaetterm...@gmail.com>
  - Piotr Drąg <piotrd...@gmail.com>
  - Marek Cernocky <marek_cerno...@conel.cz>
  - Jordi Mas <j...@softcatala.org>
  - Andre Klapper <a9016...@gmx.de>
  - Anders Jonsson <anders.jons...@norsjovallen.se>
  - Marek Černocký <ma...@manet.cz>
  - Kukuh Syafaat <syafaatku...@gmail.com>
  - Cheng-Chia Tseng <pswo10...@gmail.com>
  - Мирослав Николић <miroslavniko...@rocketmail.com>
  - Thomas Moschny <thomas.mosc...@gmx.de>
  - Stefan Willinger <stefan.h...@aon.at>
  - stefan <stefan.h...@aon.at>
  - Rafael Fontenelle <rafae...@gnome.org>
  - Peter Seiderer <ps.rep...@gmx.net>
  - Marcos Lans <marcoslansga...@gmail.com>
  - Jiri Grönroos <jiri.gronr...@iki.fi>
  - Jeremy Bicha <jbi...@ubuntu.com>
  - Isaac F. Ferreira Filho <isaac...@riseup.net>
  - Gert <gw.foss...@gmail.com>
  - Daniel Mustieles <daniel.mustie...@gmail.com>
  - Brian Masney <masn...@onstation.org>
  - Balázs Úr <urbal...@gmail.com>
  - Balázs Meskó <meskobal...@fedoraproject.org>
  - Andika Triwidada <atriwid...@gnome.org>

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