Re: Good bye AfterStep ??

Martin A. Marques (
Wed, 5 Aug 1998 14:02:37 +0000 (GMT)

On Wed, 5 Aug 1998, J. Neil Doane wrote:

> This has been discussed many times and it seems that no one is ever
> satisfied.  The ~/G/L/A structure is built to comply with GNUstep
> standards...when GNUstep is complete and developers start churning out
> "GNUstep compliant" apps I have a feeling that this style of configuration
> will be a great boon to AS (isn't WM GNUstep-compliant too?).  As far as
> I'm aware, the developer has kept the option available to use the old
> .steprc configuration file so what I suggest to those not satisfied with
> either the .steprc config file or the ~/G/L/A config structure is to
> submit a third config method, maybe to the list(?), and if it makes sense
> and a lot of people agree that your method is something AS should have I'm
> betting it wouldn't be hard to convince the developer to add it.
> Guylhem's been really good about adding features that people want in AS.
> (And lest we take that for granted, try dropping a note to MicroSuck
> suggesting a new feature for Windows98B and see if it appears in the next
> OS release.)
I'm sorry, |I had no idea of all this stuff. I think thiese mail exchanges
we've had the last couple of days were very cultural. I really learned
alot, and I'm happy for it. I think this discution should leave
something for everyone.

Martin Marques