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> From: "Paul W. Frields" <stickster(a)gmail.com>
> To: desktop(a)lists.fedoraproject.org
> Sent: Monday, February 27, 2017 10:42:38 AM
> Subject: Re: Retiring xchat and letting hexchat replace it
> On Thu, Feb 23, 2017 at 04:51:35PM +0000, Debarshi Ray wrote:
> > Hey,
> > I have been thinking of retiring xchat from Fedora, and let hexchat
> > take over as its natural replacement. Historically, xchat has been quite
> > popular, so I thought I'd mention it here before removing it from the
> > distribution.
> > XChat is dead  and the last upstream release was seven years ago
> > . On the other hand, HexChat  has been a part of Fedora for the
> > last four years, upstream  (CCed) is involved in both the Fedora
> > and GNOME communties, and I learnt that the MATE spin already ships it
> > by default.
> > What do you think?
> > Cheers,
> > Rishi
> >  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/XChat
> >  http://xchat.org/
> >  https://hexchat.github.io/
> >  https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/User:Tingping
> Questions about the UI notwithstanding, +1 from me.
> By the way, Matthias asked whether we needed this in a WG meeting, but
> I'd propose that if enough of the WG members +1 here, then we can
> consider the proposal accepted and make changes.
> Paul W. Frields http://paul.frields.org/
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