windowmaker list dead?

Doug Torrance dtorrance at
Thu May 10 18:19:45 BST 2018

On 05/10/2018 12:48 PM, Carlos R. Mafra wrote:
> On Thu, 10 May 2018 at 10:51:38 -0400, Doug Torrance wrote:
>> On 05/10/2018 06:53 AM, Andreas Metzler wrote:
>>> anybody got an idea on who to contact about wmaker-dev at
>>> There has not been any post on the list for ages and afaict the smtp
>>> server is down:
>>> ametzler at argenau:~/GIT/dockapps/$ swaks -q ehlo -s
>>> === Trying
>>> *** Error connecting to
>>> ***     IO::Socket::INET6: connect: Connection refused
>> I think John H. Robinson maintained the mailing list.  I'm CC'ing him, and
>> Carlos, too.
> Yes, the lists are down for a long time. I've contacted
> John around 4 months ago but I think he is very busy with
> other things.
> I have received several emails from people asking if
> wmaker was dead again, it is a pity.
> Unless John shows signs of life again we should consider
> moving the lists somewhere else. Maybe there is a way to
> host them at google? I've seen other development lists
> there, eg!forum/sage-devel
> Does anyone have experience with google groups?

I've used it a few times.  It definitely seems to be pretty popular with 
other open source projects.

I took the liberty of starting a new list:!forum/wmaker-dev


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