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Re: State of the 'Step

From: Gregory Casamento
Subject: Re: State of the 'Step
Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2010 16:26:33 -0500


You're preaching to the choir here on this one.  Any ideas how to make
that happen?   I would love to get up to date packages everywhere.

Thanks, GC

On Mon, Feb 15, 2010 at 3:39 AM, Ronald C.F. Antony <address@hidden> wrote:
> Even more to the point: unless there are simple GnuStep meta-packages for the 
> major BSD and Linux distributions that are reasonable "click-install-run" 
> easy, most of the effort going into GNUStep is wasted, because except for a 
> few nostalgic exNeXT users and a few developers, nobody is going to use it.
> I didn't have time to play with GNUStep for ages, but I keep following the 
> development from a distance, but think about it for a moment: if KDE or 
> something like it would require that level of involvement just to get going, 
> do you think it would have the sort of adoption it has now?
> Ronald
> On 14 Feb 2010, at 16:34, Fred Kiefer wrote:
>> Great to hear how much GNUstep software you are using. But being a
>> developer I am most interested in what didn't work :-(
>> Why did you have to abandon your attempt to compile GNUstep from SVN?
>> (We switched over from CVS years ago, if you really tried CVS then this
>> was a very old version of GNUstep)
>> And are there any interesting patches on the debian patch system for
>> GNUstep that didn't make it upstream?
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