Minor XFce history lesson (was: Re: panel iconify buttons)

Biju Chacko botsie at myrealbox.com
Sun Sep 22 04:57:04 CEST 2002

On 21 Sep 2002 19:34:56 -0400, Joe Klemmer wrote:

> 	That was the basic idea that spawned XFce.  Olivier wanted a
> CDE'like GUI and, initially, wrote a panel that ran on top of fvwm. 
> This was back when XFce was built from XForms (which is where the name
> came from).
> 	Some of us COB's like XFce because it can be very CDE looking
> and feeling yet is not weighed down by the bloat and junk that CDE
> has. I, personally, think that XFce is so much more than CDE ever was
> (yet, strangely enough, everything that CDE wanted to be).  I've only
> seen very few things that CDE does than XFce doesn't and most of those
> are cosmetic.

But Joe, you didn't tell us whether CDE has the iconify buttons! BTW,
any links to CDE screenshots ?

-- b

Biju 'botsie' Chacko                        biju_chacko at vsnl dot net

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