Re: ITP: Gnapster
On Wed, Dec 22, 1999 at 12:06:17PM -0500, Brian Almeida wrote:
> > ~ $ apt-cache search napster
> > gnap - Gnome client for Napster
> > gnome-napster - Gnome client of the popular windows napster program
> > Another?
> gnap is dead. So that leaves only gnome-napster, really.
First, I should mention that the reason there were three projects is
that each developer wrote their respective client before there was any
announcement of any other clients.
I intend to update the gnome-napster website about this, but I should
probably announce it, too:
I have been employed, and I can't continue development on gnome-napster. This
means that 0.4.0 (currently in potato) is the final version that I am planning
to release, unless there are some critical bugs. I'm supposed to stop all
development by the 25th of December.
gnome-napster 0.4.0 is more complete than gnapster in many respects, but I
expect gnapster will pass it by eventually. Unless someone takes over
development, gnome-napster should be also removed from the distribution in a
Some URLs, in case you're interested:
Evan. (the gnome-napster author)
Evan Martin - firstname.lastname@example.org - http://students.washington.edu/eeyem