[openbox] status of openbox

ohnonot-github at posteo.de ohnonot-github at posteo.de
Sun Dec 3 07:19:34 EST 2017

Answering myself:
While I still would like to hear opinions about this, it seems that the 
thread mentioned below was just FUD...

ohnonot-github at posteo.de wrote:
> Hello,
> I've been using openbox for ages and have no reasons to complain.
> However, I have recently seen posts like this 
> <https://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-general-1/anyone-interested-in-taking-over-openbox-4175618383/> 
> where people claim that openbox is "dead" and "unmaintained".
> This isn't the first time I'm hearing something like this. Also please 
> note that these claims are unrelated to wayland changes.
> Also note further down: "I asked in their forum about the development, 
> not the actual maintainers, just some peeps hanging in the channel and 
> they said it was no longer active." - I don't even know what that 
> means, openbox doesn't have a forum?
> I know that the 2 main developers regularly answer questions here, 
> which in my opinion kindof proves that openbox is not "dead";
> What is your (Mikael Magnusson, Dana Jansens) take on these rumours?
> It would be nice to reply to these claims with some sort of 
> authoritative answer.
> TIA,
> o.
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