Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/wm/openbox3
To: Juan Romero Pardines <>
From: Jan Schaumann <>
List: pkgsrc-changes
Date: 12/13/2003 14:16:30
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Juan Romero Pardines <> wrote:
> Update of /cvsroot/pkgsrc/wm/openbox3
> In directory
> Log Message:
> Initial import of openbox 3.0 from pkgsrc-wip, packaged by Soren Jacobsen.

It would be helpful to know what's different between wm/openbox and
wm/openbox3 -- if it's just a new version, why wasn't the former simply
updated?  If it's not just a new version, then what's the difference?

> Openbox is a standards compliant, fast, light-weight, extensible window
> manager.=20
> Openbox works with your applications, and makes your desktop easier to
> manage.  This is because the approach to its development was the opposite
> of what seems to be the general case for window managers.  Openbox was
> written first to comply with standards and to work properly.  Only when
> that was in place did the team turn to the visual interface.=20

Well, unless this is a different WM than wm/openbox, then I'd like to
mention -- just for completeness' sake -- that openbox was based on
Blackbox first.


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