Jani Monoses jani.monoses at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 20:00:57 BST 2007

Giuseppe Torelli wrote:
> On 8/17/07, Jari Rahkonen <jari.rahkonen at pp1.inet.fi> wrote:
>> I wouldn't mind having wicd in a future version of Xubuntu, but would
>> just as readily accept whatever tool is picked for the task as long as
>> it can handle all the relevant encryption schemes and isn't too resource
>> hungry.
> I agree with you. So Jani, Freddy, Jim and whoever do you agree to
> include wicd in gutsy+1?

As I said in an earlier mail we should use n-m. I've sent a couple patches to get rid of some
of its gnome deps. If anyone wants to help there's a fairly straightforward task left, to 
add support for GTKAssistant (GTK+ >= 2.10)instead of GnomeDruid that it currently uses.
The code is in gnome svn, the network-manager-applet module.
That is a good task for gutsy+1 all the advanced wifi stuff and integration with de base system and desktop is
being done in n-m, wicd is going to have to duplicate all that effort to have the same features.


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