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A Few Questions to Enlightenment's Rasterman

Apr 27, 2008, 00:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Thom Holwerda)

"Enlightenment 0.17, the big, long awaited new release of the Enlightenment project, has been in the making for a long time now--since December 2000, to be precise. E17, as it became known, is a complete rewrite of Enlightenment, complete with a set of base libraries (the Enlightenment Foundation Libraries) turning it into a full-fledged desktop environment, complete with its own set of base libraries for building applications. Last November, main developer Carsten 'Rasterman' Haitzler stated that there were only two big to-do items left blocking the release of E17. We're now a few months ahead, so I contacted Rasterman to see what's what.

"One of those two to-do items was a new theme. The theme E17 currently uses has served E17 well, but also looks a bit outdated, and a bit over the top; it was made to show off what E17 could do, and as such, it was full of bling-bling..."

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