Re: Goodbye AfterStep for the Nth Time

Jan Sacharuk (
Thu, 6 Aug 1998 09:13:52 -0600 (MDT)

On Wed, 5 Aug 1998, Guylhem Aznar wrote:

@>On Tue, Aug 04, 1998 at 10:58:12AM -0400, Kirk Bauer wrote:
@>> Wow, I guess I am not the only person.  I too have tried
@>> AfterStep >1.0 (I think about a month ago was the most recent)
@>> and I tried it for several days and I just couldn't like it as
@>> much as my AfterStep 1.0.
@>2 guys said they best like new config. method while 2 others said they best
@>like previous one.
@>As for bug fixes, sorry but :
@>* 1.5 serie IS NOT STABLE ! Stick to 1.4.5.?
@>* my current snapshot of 1.5.0 has less bugs than 1.0
@>* uses 1.0 M, i.e. less memory than _any_ window manager but one (the one
@>made to save up memory, 50k, but you have to recompile it to change
@>fgcolor, etc :-)
@>* is more configurable than fvwm or its family (try title text gradients :) 

Hmm. Now that's something that I may go in for. I like 'em small and
fast. :)

@>For some features, a vote could clarify all this :
@>1) Do you like ~/G/L/A dir  No.
@>2) Do you like multiple config. files ?  No.
@>3) Do you like start menu dir ?  No.
@>4) Do you like look&feels  No.
@>5) What other question would you suggest ?

I can't really think of one off the top of my head. Gimme some
time. I'll think of something. ;)

@>BTW, I NEED CODERS ... most of 1.4 team vanished. We're now ONLY 3 !
@>Volunteers, please mail me !

I'd like to volunteer, but only for minor things. Not only am I not up
on my X programming, but I'm working on a lot of things as it is. If
you've got little niggly things that you'd like to pass off to me, I
can try it. :)

Jan Sacharuk

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