Hallo pepeto,

first of: I only know and work with the code of the gtk2.0 client and this 
only with googles help and some try and error ...

Some friends told me, that they do know and play freeciv - I was surprised! 
They use the win32 client of version 2.1.x. I don't know the users of freeciv 
but if there is a big userbase for this client we should think carefull about 
removing it. Is it possible to use the two maintained clients on windows?


Am Saturday 02 January 2010 19:30:18 schrieb Pepeto:
> Hello all and happy new year !
> As you all know, Freeciv has currently a very few man-power (and this
> for many years already).  There are plenty of clients, but only 2 or 3
> seems to be really maintained.  It needs lot of effort to modify those
> old clients for bug fixing and development.  I wish to see them removed
> from trunk/.  Then, people would probably win precious time to develop
> the SDL client also.
> The most unmaintained clients are the ftwl and the win32 clients.  I
> think they haven't been worked for many years.  Personally, I always
> failed to compile them.  I have no idea how they should look to.  Also,
> the Xaw client looks unmaintained for many years.  I never could start
> it, so it's about the same problem.
> I guess those removal would be a solution to speed up the development of
> Freeciv which is very slow nowadays.  There cannot be more clients than
> active developers!
> Bests,
> Pepeto
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