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Re: [STUMP] Adding utf8 support for non-english input

From: Mikael Jansson
Subject: Re: [STUMP] Adding utf8 support for non-english input
Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2015 09:14:45 +0200

One of my pet peeves, that I might be the only one to want (and
therefore end up someday, somewhere implementing) is locking a head to
a group.  So that's one new feature that'd be awesome to have.

- Micke

On Tue, Aug 25, 2015 at 5:25 AM, Scott Jaderholm <address@hidden> wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 24, 2015 at 5:12 AM, David Bjergaard <address@hidden>
> wrote:
>> Anyway, let me know what you guys think.
> I was very surprised by the suggestion of "no further development" and "In
> either case, stumpwm would be done." If that's the direction you want to go
> perhaps a separate thread should be created for discussing that since I'm
> not particularly interested in utf8 input but I am definitely interested in
> that topic and I suspect there are others that feel similarly who might have
> skipped this thread.
> I'm very grateful for all the work you've done as the maintainer/developer.
> I can understand if you're not interested in further development but only
> bug fixes. I assume by freeze you mean of features others implement not just
> that you don't personally plan to implement new features. Perhaps though it
> would be still worthwhile to have people submitting pull requests for new
> features and just accept them to an unstable branch or make it clear that
> you're waiting for a new maintainer to step up for new features to be
> merged, and see if anyone wants to take over that part of stumpwm. It would
> be a shame for people to have the idea that stumpwm is finished or to miss
> out on receiving pull requests if in a year someone steps up to continue
> development. I think making the freeze conditional (on a new maintainer) or
> temporary is better than declaring the project is done.
> I agree a new wm (or major revision of stumpwm) with a layer of separation
> from the underlying windowing system is very exciting and I look forward to
> it. I can totally understand if you want to use more of your personal time
> in that area. But let's not kill enthusiasm for improving the project we
> currently have for something that may or may not exist in the future.
> Scott
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