-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA512 On 2018-02-02 17:19, Yuraeitha wrote: > > It seems omeg who has been maintaining Qubes-Windows-Tools the last > few years, has gone inactive
He is instead working on other projects for ITL's corporate clients, so "inactive" is not quite accurate. > https://github.com/QubesOS/qubes-installer-qubes-os-windows-tools > and thus far, it looks like no one else has picked up the project. > Correct. > If it is not planned to be done any time soon, then that's alright, > I can live with that. I'm already immensely grateful for everything > the Qubes team has done. But it's not so easy for everyone though, > some people are more heavily reliant on Windows than others for > certain applications. > > This post is NOT a complaint or anything of the sorts, but instead > a question to settle expectations on the correct path, instead of > looking every day for a new update, which can be a lot of > uncertainty or for some people even anxiety and frustrations, when > on Qubes 4 without a means to get Windows 7 installed. Essentially > people who need Windows and would love to get Qubes 4, are caught > in-between without any idea when or even if Windows 7 will be > supported anytime in the near-term future. > > In other words, just knowing it won't be anytime soon is in a way > also very good news, because it puts expectations in the right > place instead of uncertainty. Any such news-update on what is going > on with it and what to expect, would be appreciated. > As far as I know, Qubes Windows Tools continues to remain on indefinite hold. We welcome anyone from the community with the requisite skills to take over development (or just pitch in here and there). > Also, I'm not entirely sure regarding the code itself, but it > should be somewhat close to Qubes 4 in the current > Qubes-Windows-Tools? For example the Qubes 3.2. Win7 restored from > backup in Qubes 4, seems to more or less work, somewhat smoothly, > but not perfect. If so, maybe someone else can help with bringing > Qubes-Windos-Tools to Qubes 4? Unfortunately I have no coding > skills of this sort though, otherwise I'd give it a shot. > Sorry, I don't know. - -- Andrew David Wong (Axon) Community Manager, Qubes OS https://www.qubes-os.org -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- iQIzBAEBCgAdFiEEZQ7rCYX0j3henGH1203TvDlQMDAFAlp1NS0ACgkQ203TvDlQ MDCZYw//X/AlrUieQTF4ebMSab60xahi5erwpQc87Yzvb7WLLYBEnmY19d60M8IT oOr6p3zroDc+VvwBW4vIcp4S7RUNIDbIyppulW+6eiFunQK8kZGpks+RKfntxwEq Z8MCFeVNCedn43AGc6DCOLFrSsQVUR0LKVGIcI/Lhoe60zdvoMofnlF2hHRzWqvb 9UYuu/Kiqyy8RVyNq1LSNJ4/5jIIFDoxk12Wngc3s22OU5/u6I2vlnUHHwDC/X6n kbWSa8ltdKIOpglWxf34G7G60kdQVLfqw88mFzGUMk02EOeGkErMuG39wzCCGWyA 0Yp+KWeUaTH7mzUVTHR4G0uuWlFx7IaXUWOSJVmuSjItCQ4s7qbZ8A78ajN1aLYd JhhVnM8jzDF8zkrAd6Ez+zRVa9im/m1puck3uNb8Ou6VD0FnRWowl6iz0ijRhXsF A6qgr4jiGqqp3OSvxActu32KbW2ogxrDQThztcJgY1DuhDF/Y6YBHRI9I92udQ6r +A5OKoIKe3cskntkF5lrSawqVtyD+lxuT00gwwJrolj1ixdHt8ufyezvJxDYZJac UIu4y95w4H28YoxCY5bmoMIB5ncl4kskKs7qFpNbVHs4d8GsW1NcT2fxNzslGtsV D7muRf9n/gX3Ui5wNwwjP0gVMD6RrsY4wRdt4Jzk87VVdJIEiXM= =LLLN -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-devel" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-devel+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To post to this group, send email to firstname.lastname@example.org. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-devel/0b5e46bd-cc88-d4f7-9140-ec7727df91a3%40qubes-os.org. For more options, visit https://groups.google.com/d/optout.