Re: AfterGnome???

Rafal Wierzbicki (rafal@mcss.cas.mcmaster.ca)
Fri, 29 Jan 1999 00:35:41 -0500 (EST)



Good luck in your quest, there will be no AfterGnome unless you do it
yourself.

Ralf Wierzbicki

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On Thu, 28 Jan 1999, Vidar Hoel wrote:

> Hello
> 
> I have been a satisfied user of AfterStep since a pre-release of AfterStep 1.0 I am now running AS 1.6.6 with Gnome, and now I am not that satisfied anymore. And why is that?
> 
> First off all, I am not a programmer. Nor am I a Makefile guru, so when I get a new AfterStep, I compile it using the installscript, and when it's done, I edit the autoexec and remove everything. I only run AfterStep with a startmenu (leftmouse), windowlisting (on the rightmouse), and some F*-keys for shotcuts, a pager and of course, Alt+Tab Windows-type-of-window-switching. But, then I also run Gnome! It contains a start-menu, backgrounds, themes (GTK+), screensaver, pager and some more cool stuff!
> 
> So my idea is to make a new Window Manger, a little sister of AfterStep. Lets call her AfterGnome. 
> She got:
> * No pager (Gnome has it)
> * No background (Gnome has it)
> * No wharf
> * No startmenu (Gnome)
> * No WinList
> * No sound
> * No apps (Gnome has plenty)
> * Window-listing on right-mouse on root-window (as today)
> * Fancy windowbars with the buttons (as today)
> * The menus on those buttons (like kill, minimize, maximize) (as today)
> * Keybord shortcuts (as today)
> * The Windows-like-Alt+Tab-type-of-window-switching (I really like it, can we make it better??)
> 
> She is:
> * Gnome compilant
> * Fast
> * Small
> * Good-looking!
> 
> But since I arn't a programmer, I can't make her. So, anybody else wants?? Or is it just me who want her?
> 
> bye.
> Vidar Hoel
> -- orm@sor-varanger.mail.telia.com
> 
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