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Re: ANN: GNUstep Gui/Back version 0.8.9


From: Gregory John Casamento
Subject: Re: ANN: GNUstep Gui/Back version 0.8.9
Date: Fri, 29 Aug 2003 13:48:04 -0700 (PDT)

I will be making a corresponding Gorm release soon.  :)

Later, GJC
--- Adam Fedor <address@hidden> wrote:
> Note: These are pre-release versions for a stable release in about a 
> month.
> 
> This is version 0.8.9 of the GNUstep GUI library (`gnustep-gui').
> 
> What is the GNUstep GUI Library?
> ================================
> 
>     It is a library of graphical user interface classes written
> completely in the Objective-C language; the classes are based upon the
> OpenStep specification as release by NeXT Software, Inc.  The library
> has been enhanced in a number of ways to take advantage of the GNU
> system.  These classes include graphical objects such as buttons, text
> fields, popup lists, browser lists, and windows; there are also many
> associated classes for handling events, colors, fonts, pasteboards and
> images.
> 
>     The GNUstep GUI Library is designed in two parts.  The first part is
> the front-end component which is independent of platform and display
> system.  This front-end is combined with a back-end component which
> handles all of the display system dependent such as specific calls to
> X/Windows.  This design allows the GNUstep applications to have the
> "look and feel" of the underlying display system without any changes to
> the application, and the library can be easily ported to other display
> systems.
> 
>     The GNUstep GUI Library requires the GNU Objective-C compiler, the
> GNUstep Base Library, the TIFF Graphics library, and a back-end
> component like the GNUstep 'Back' Backend.
> 
> Noteworthy changes in version `0.8.9'
> =====================================
> 
>     Note that many headers have moved to new locations (both in the
> package and when installed), so it is possible, although not likely
> that some applications may not compile because they cannot find the
> right header.
> 
>     * New Language Setup documentation.
> 
> Where can you get it?  How can you compile it?
> ==============================================
> 
>     The gstep-gui-0.8.9.tar.gz distribution file has been placed on
> `ftp.gnustep.org' in `pub/gnustep/core'.
> 
>     the TIFF Graphics library version 3.4 is required.
> 
>     It also requires the GNUstep Base Library.
> 
> Where do I send bug reports?
> ============================
> 
>     Please log bug reports on the GNUstep project page
> <http://savannah.gnu.org/support/?group=gnustep> or send bug reports to
> <address@hidden>.
> 
> Obtaining GNU Software
> ======================
> 
>     Check out the GNUstep web site. (<http://www.gnustep.org/>), and the
> GNU web site. (<http://www.gnu.org/>)
> 
> 
> 
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