Subject: Re: afterstep-current-1.7, or just update 1.6?
To: None <email@example.com>
From: Michael Pederson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/07/1999 08:22:50
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On Wed, 7 Jul 1999 07:07:08 -0500 (CDT), Frederick Bruckman wrote:
>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?
An update is certainly tempting, and I have some interest in an
>> 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
I currently have 8bpp on the sparc around here, but I haven't really
noticed any problems. On the other hand, I haven't got AfterStep
selected at the moment.
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