Replace Tomboy with Gnote?

Scott James Remnant scott at canonical.com
Wed Jun 17 09:53:09 UTC 2009


On Tue, 2009-06-16 at 23:32 -0400, Danny Piccirillo wrote:

> Anyways, someone on the forums started a discussion about this and i
> was wondering what you guys on the list though. There was a surprising
> amount of support and quite a few people seem to have already switched
> to Gnote. Reasons seem to be: improved integration, similar look,
> faster and uses less memory, and it's smaller (and for those who care,
> it doesn't require mono). Reasons against seem to be: lacking some
> features. There didn't seem to be much detail on any of the points on
> both sides though. 
> 
One of my principal concerns would that Gnote is simply a code port of
Tomboy from Mono to C++, with little development of its own.  This means
that should the maintainer tire of converting C# to C++, the project
could quite quickly die.

Scott
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Scott James Remnant
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