has there been done any more work on the qt client?
I might help David a bit if help is needed.
On Sun, Aug 14, 2011 at 8:23 PM, Marko Lindqvist <cazf...@gmail.com> wrote:
> As I know that there are new members in this list urging to get
> something to do, let's revisit my June mail. These are about bigger
> subprojects ,if you want to work on such. Fixes to individual bugs and
> simple one-patch features are very much welcome also.
> On 7 June 2011 19:32, Marko Lindqvist <cazf...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> I wonder if there is people lurking on this mailing list wanting to
>> start contributing to freeciv, but don't really know what to work on.
>> We do have some areas where we really would have use for some help. As
>> you can see, we basically would want someone taking active role with
>> each client.
>> gtk3 migration.
>> Yesterday I copied gtk2-client code as base to start gtk3-client
>> development. gtk3-client is really important thing to do so we will
>> have at least one well maintained client also in the future when gtk2
>> libraries are no longer available by default, or maybe not at all. But
>> all of the currently active contributors seem to lack either time or
>> other resources to take really active role in this work. I'd like to
>> see someone taking main responsibility for gtk3 migration. More
>> information about our plans are in https://gna.org/task/?7334 and
>> I'll add gtk3-client category to task and bug trackers tonight.
> I have been working on this quite much myself.
>> SDL-client maintainership
>> If we want to keep SDL-client in well maintained state, we really
>> need someone taking active role with it. At the moment biggest single
>> issue is https://gna.org/bugs/?15804 If that is not fixed soon, we
>> have quite useless sdl-client in 2.3 series already.
>> Qt-client development
>> Again, someone should take active role in Qt-client development if we
>> want to see it forward. It was my original intend when I started that
>> client that development should be later given to someone else, but as
>> plan B I could slowly develop it myself. With the new things coming
>> up, I really don't have time to execute that plan B. Qt-client is on
>> hold until someone starts to work with it again.
> David Lowe promised to work on this, but we never got Qt-client
> compilation to work with his Mac OS X.
> I also remind you about the fact that we've now got loadable AI
> module support. Somebody may want to start developing their own
> alternative AI for freeciv.
> - ML
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