Subject: Re: afterstep-current-1.7, or just update 1.6?
To: Gandhi woulda smacked you <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/07/1999 07:07:08
On Wed, 7 Jul 1999, Gandhi woulda smacked you wrote:

> On Tue, 6 Jul 1999, Frederick Bruckman wrote:
> # I've been enjoying the window manager Afterstep-1.7.117 for a couple
> # of weeks, now that 1.7 works on *BSD systems. Even though it's only a
> # development version, I find it compelling over the "stable" 1.6.10.
> # 
> # That's just my preference. Would it be appropriate to submit a pr to
> # update the 1.6 package? Would "afterstep-current" fly?
> Does anyone else eventually run out of colours on an 8bpp frame buffer?
> That was one of the points that sold me on WindowMaker vs. AfterStep.

I can't answer that. I use 16bpp on all machines. fwiw, that one
hasn't come up on the mailing list in the last few weeks I've been
following it.