How to maintain non-core stuff?

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Sat Feb 19 11:58:46 CET 2005

Hehehe, do I need to say how much I agree ;)

As a side note, we could even take the opportunity to move to svn maybe,
if possible?


On Sat, 2005-02-19 at 11:53 +0100, Benedikt Meurer wrote:
> Back on the non-core stuff topic started by Botsie some time ago, I did 
> some thinking about this last night, and I came to the conclusion that 
> it would be nice to maintain non-core stuff, that has a strong relation 
> to Xfce (like Xfmedia, Terminal, libexo, InstallIt, MousePad) in Xfce 
> CVS as well, as a separate toplevel module (maybe xfce-apps or some cool 
> name w/o a "xf" or "xfce" in it). This would offer several advantages; 
> most importantly, it would open the projects in question to a wider 
> range of people. For example, Brian would have direct access to libexo 
> for xfmedia, Olivier would no longer think that the installer generator 
> is closed source :-), and so on.
> This is only for the repository now, there's no need for the application 
> to adhere to the Xfce release cycle, or any other commitment for the 
> application maintainers.
> So, can we agree on this? Opinions?
> greets,
> Benedikt
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