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Enlightenment E17 Snapshot Released

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Published on 15 June 2009 01:45 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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Gustavo Sverzut Barbieri, a member of the E17 development team, has written in to share that a new development snapshot of this lightweight desktop environment is now available. Gustavo also shares that they hope to have E17 released by the end of this year. Available from the Enlightenment blog is a 2009-06-14 snapshot of E17 along with a new (stable) Eet library.

It was just earlier this month that Enlightenment E16 reached version 1.0.0. The E17 release schedule further iterates that there may be a stable release this year with a beta release in October, a release candidate in November, and then a Christmas gift to end out the year. A list of items that have yet to be finished in E17 can be found on the project's Trac.

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