Re: What to do with a dead upstream popular application (IceWm) ?
On Tue, Mar 26, 2002 at 03:56:45PM +0100, Enrico Zini <firstname.lastname@example.org> was heard to say:
> This is more a question than a proposal: if the upstream has been
> declared dead and it seems that the package won't be supported never
> anymore, would it be possible to identify a substitute application
> (another window manager in this case) and (I'll speak for this case)
> make a new icewm package that depends on the other one and uses a script
> to convert the configuration files to the format used by the replacement
> window manager?
I'd imagine that you could hack together a Lisp module for Sawfish
that would make it act like icewm. I don't know about packaging it
under the same name, though -- perhaps something like "saw-ice"?
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