Re: A sincere goodbye to AfterStep (for the nth time)

joe gillman (
Tue, 04 Aug 1998 17:54:36 -0700

anybodyu know where i can obtain 1.0 have tried the new one but couldn't get it to
install right.

Eric Howard wrote:

> > A message to the developers:
> >
> > I will be leaving AS now. I've realized that my theory is really, really
> > true: the fewer the frills, the fewer the hassles. I'll take pixmaps and
> > sounds as souvenirs, just like I did with KDE, though with KDE I also took
> > quite a few programs. I've found that AfterStep is to window managers as
> > RedHat is to Linux distributions, and KDE is to WMs as Caldera is to
> > distributions.
> I think this guy is correct..I'm still running 1.0 because the new versions
> appear too difficult to manage (and I by no means am afraid of a challenge)...
> and silly to configure...I like my .steprc!!!!  That whole directory structure
> thing is a little too much...but I love still love Afterstep and won't be going
> anywhere.
>         ~ELH~
> --
> Eric L. Howard
> Detroit, MI
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