[arch-dev-public] Bringing WindowMaker forward
daniel.isenmann at gmx.de
Sun Sep 13 13:11:20 EDT 2009
On Sun, 13 Sep 2009 19:07:34 +0200
Ronald van Haren <pressh at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 13, 2009 at 7:03 PM, Daniel Isenmann
> <daniel.isenmann at gmx.de>wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I know that most of you doesn't really use WindowMaker or think it's
> > obsolete. Nevertheless I use it daily at my main desktop and I'm
> > very happy with it. Sadly there were no release since 4 years! :(
> > At the moment there are some very active developers which forked the
> > actual last CVS snapshot of WindowMaker and doing a lot of work with
> > new features and bugfixes.
> > The mailinglist of WindowMaker is very active with those developers
> > and it looks promising. I have used there GIT snapshot since a few
> > days and it looks very good.
> > I would like to replace our official package with a regular updated
> > GIT snapshot package to give the new developers as much feedback as
> > possible and to give our WindowMaker users a more fresh WindowMaker
> > than the 4 years old one.
> > Any objections in doing this?
> > Cheers,
> > Daniel
> as long as you test the git snapshots first in order to provide some
> kind of stability check I see no problems with it. I may even give it
> a try just for fun.
I will test those snapshots on my workstation in a daily usage
scenario before I will release it.
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