Form XSB, take some load off LSB.
quinlan at transmeta.com
Thu Nov 26 09:37:54 PST 1998
BadlandZ <rob at current.nu> writes:
> I don't think that now is the time for the LSB to take on making X
> window managers more compatible. But, I do think that getting X window
> managers more compatible (API/config files) is something that should
> start ASAP. Therefore, why not approach GNOME, KDE, WindowMaker,
> AfterStep, Enlightenment, etc... and try to organize a "XSB" site,
> mailing lists, and get a dialog going between the people who will
> actually have to do the coding to make their code compliant?
I have already approached a few people ... we'll see where it goes.
I don't think we need to worry too much about the organization. If
such a project comes to exist, we could easily call it a project in
development for LSB 2.0 or something like that, make it on add-on
standard, etc. What matters most is that people code against the
Therefore, I'm totally convinced that this needs to be done by the
people writing the code, not us. The sub-committee would might be
formed would need to come from their (KDE, GNOME, etc.) ranks, not
ours. I'll try to see what I/we can do to help.
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