A Xfce Weekly News
jasper at xfce.org
Thu Mar 3 21:43:08 CET 2005
Erik Harrison wrote:
> I know that Joe Klemmer has tried some stuff like this in the past,
> but I think that I've got the time to try it myself.
> What I'd like to do is offer a short newsletter that summarizes
> developments in the Xfce world, and have it posted to the Xfce
> website. I already spend way too much time following Xfce mailing
> lists as it is, and wished that someone would just condense it for me.
> And since no one will, I'll do it.
> I think the advantage is that we'd be able to push a greater awareness
> of SVN developments, especially since Xfce has a relatively long
> development cycle.
> Xfce is getting to be really popular. Litterally a day doesn't go by
> that I don't hear somebody call it "Gnome done right", which is the
> reason I switched to Xfce back when 4.0 development was begining. I
> think with our number of users straining the number of developers, the
> large interest, a slow development cycle, and a growing number of
> third party programs, a Weekly News could be really nice.
> If this sounds good, I'll put one together, see if I can't find a
> floppy or my long lost USB drive and bring it in today or tomorrow.
> I'd like to see it on the Xfce website if at all possible.
> Whatcha think?
That sounds really nice! Hehe, and like benny I'm happy somebody else is
prepared to put in the effort. I'm sure we can find a prominent spot on
the Xfce front page for it ;-) Also an archive for weeklies might be nice.
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