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Re: Future of fvwm2-plus

On Fri, 04 Dec, 1998, Andreas Tille wrote:
> On Fri, 4 Dec 1998, Edward Betts wrote:
> > On Tue, 01 Dec, 1998, David N. Welton wrote:
> > > Hi, I wanted to ask the group opinion on the future of this package.
> > > What with a new job in San Francisco, I'm really not sure I'll have
> > > time to do it justice, and it isn't all that different from fvwm2 (it
> > > has IconGravity and a few other little patches).  Does anyone actually
> > > use it?  Like it?  See a need for it?  If not, maybe it could be moved
> > > somewhere like orphaned or experimental, so as not to destroy the work
> > > already done.
> > 
> > No, I don't use it, If you ask me get shot of it. (For my window manager I
> > use blackbox, enlightenment, wmaker or twm depending how I feel, twm is my
> > favourite.)
> I don't know what kind of beast fvwm2-PLUS 

Fvwm2-plus is a modifided version of fvwm2 it contains some unofficial patches,
such as Icon Gravity.

> is but if you mean fvwm2

which we don't

> I think it is not a good idea to orphane it.  It was my first window
> manager under Linux and I never had any reason to leave it.  I don't
> switch my window manager like a T-shirt and I don't need "cool"
> windowmanager

`cool windowmanagers' - you mean like fvwm2-plus?

> whatever this should mean.  I know *how* to configure
> it and don't want to learn any other thing.  I would hope really strong
> that it will stay in Debian!

rest assured fvwm2 will not be dropped.

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