Subject: Re: Some more GNOME 1 candidates for removal
To: Alan Post <>
From: Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 06/15/2005 16:11:18
On Wed, 2005-06-15 at 13:33 +0000, Alan Post wrote:
> In article <>, Julio M. Merino Vidal wrote:
> ...
> > 	wm/sawfish
> > 	wm/sawfish-replibs
> ...
> > 	x11/rep-gtk (removing this one means removing sawfish*)
> I use sawfish, as does at least one of my friends.  I really like
> having a programmably extensible window manager.  I'd rather use
> something more actively maintained, but scwm is even less maintained,
> AFAICT.  If anyone has a suggestion for a more-alive wm that really
> allows you to do whatever you want (i.e. bind arbitrary wm actions to
> arbitrary keys, and maintain internal data structures), I'd love to
> hear about it.

OK, point taken.

> FWIW, here is an assertion that "sawfish is still being developed":
> Is the goal here to remove GNOME1 altogether?  I think it is possible
> to build sawfish against GNOME2 -- see the FreeBSD ports "sawfish2"
> and "rep-gtk2".

That would be certainly nice, IMHO.

Julio M. Merino Vidal <>
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