Status of xfce 4
MisterMoe at hackerboard.de
Sat Mar 29 16:05:39 CET 2003
> Here's my thoughts on the status of XFce 4. Is this anywhere near to
> other people's impression?
> * libraries: ready
> * settings manager and plugins: ready
99% right, I think some of the plugins are missing i18 support.
> * xfwm4: ready
> * panel: ready
100% agreed. ;-p
> * xfdesktop: I think releasable, unless we _really_ want a menu editor
I personally don't use the desktop menu that often (What about making an addition to
xfdesktop for disabling the menus?), but I think we need an editor for the ppl who use it.
> * xffm: steam-rolling ahead, not entirely finished yet (?)
Lets say its "under very VERY (!) heavy" developement
> * xfce-utils: ready, apart from finishing the credits page in
... and its missing i18 support ;-)
> * xfprint: haven't really tried it yet. Can't break much I guess,
> so should be fine if it works as planned.
I haven't tried it as well (maybe the lunar XFce4 maintainer is a bit lazy with adding it
to the moonbase ;-p) ... but the first screenshots looked amazing. It'ld be great to ship
it with the final version of XFce4.
> * xfibx: not even in CVS, but seems simple enough and doesn't seem to
> break stuff. Would be nice to have, I think.
> * documentation: Not finished by far. I think I would prefer to put all
> documentation in a separate module. My feeling is that this will make
> it easier to explain how the desktop environment as a whole is
> supposed to work.
I have to admit that I intented to write some of the docs but have been too lazy to start
over. But holidays are on their way so I might get the time to start ;-).
> Did I miss anything?
I think thats all.
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