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Enlightenment E17 Is Going To Be Released

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Published on 09 July 2012 10:17 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Enlightenment E17 is actually going to be released, claims the project. There's now a release manager responsible for getting this window manager out the door after this version of Enlightenment was started back in 2000.

On WordPress.com is now the e17releasemanager blog where the newly-designated release manager is writing about this forthcoming release. Before it can be released though, they have a lot of bug-fixing that must first be done.

The release manager also claims the records that E17 now likely holds include: longest maintained application in the EFL community, most-changed application in the EFL community, most configurable window manager / desktop, most open bug reports, and highest development turnover.

Some users within the Phoronix Forums are already discussing and betting on when the final E17 release will actually occur.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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