[XForms] are you still working on XForms?

Angus Leeming angus.leeming at btopenworld.com
Tue Oct 25 05:18:53 EDT 2005

On Saturday 22 October 2005 19:25, jason cipriani wrote:
> > It is a bit hard to find this list. There seems no advertisment at
> > http://savannah.nongnu.org/mail/?group=xforms

Patches are always welcome. Personally, I've no real html skills.

> > Are you still working on XForms?

Not really :)

> > GnuShi
> I have been wondering the same thing. There has not been an update in quite
> some time. A while ago, there was a flurry of patches and activity but a
> new official release never came out.

I got stuck trying to resolve what I believe is a major flaw. However, I 
eventually gave up because I do't have the X11 skills to fix the problem 
correctly. Tha's a shame, because the flaw is actually just a kludge in one 
small piece of code; someone with the right skills could probably fix it in a 

> Speaking of which, if you're looking for a new maintainer or some help...
> *cough* *cough*. Although it's been some time since I personally dug into
> the code at all, but I can definitely think of a few improvements here and
> there. In any case if you guys are planning on another official release any
> time soon I do have some things here and there I'd like to fix that I can
> submit patches for. XForms seems to be getting a bit old and dusty.

Great! I think I'm going to grab your offer with both hands. My XForms days 
are very limited I'm afraid as I'm soon going to be empoyed by a company that 
actively prohibits GPL software development. OK, XForms is LGPL-licenced, 

Please set up a savannah account if you don't have one already and mail me the 
details. I'll add you to the project's list of administrators.


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