On Fri, 25 Apr 2003, Vitezslav Samel wrote:
> Did you try the current CVS? There are a lot of changes in there.
> > Even though 2.9.8pre1 is nearly one and a half years old, and is much
> > better than 2.9.7, many distributions (e.g. Red Hat, Mandrake) haven't yet
> > upgraded, most likely because of its pre version number.
> > So even if no further development is going on in the near future, I think
> > that 2.9.8pre1 should be released as 2.9.8 (even if really nothing changes
> > except for the version number) to encourage distribution developer to
> > upgrade.
> Some time ago I thought of releasing 2.9.8-pre2 at least, but it seems
> that releasing 2.9.8 would be a good move.
There are at least two minor patches which I would like to see in 2.9.8. I
believe that in week v2.9.8 should be released (with or without these
> > I know that many new features are planned for 3.0. But keep in mind that
> > version number after 2.9.9 doesn't have to be 3.0, you can call it 2.9.10
> > or 2.10.0 and so on...
> As Marek wrote he plans to rewrite joe from the ground. But since that
> mail there was no other reaction from him. I believe he still has plans in
> his head but his spare time on university is full of other things.
Yes, there will be major changes in 3.0 but I'm not against JOE 2.9.99
:) but there should be only minor patches (mainly bug-fixes). There are
two problems with 3.0, I don't have a lot of time (this is not so
important, right now :) and that I'm not quite sure how to work with open
files in memory. After solving this problem I will start with writing
something what will looks like 'engine' for editor but will be used only
for viewing (so utf-8, key mapping, regexp, syntax highlighting). Then
editor will be written :). I believe that viewer will be 'almost'
completed in the september (after my holidays).
PS: if you have any ideas how to store open files in memory then let me