Guikachu 0.98.0 "Downloadimashou": GNOME Resource editor for PalmOS projects

Dear users of both large and small computing tools,

A new release of Guikachu is available.

About Guikachu
Guikachu is a GNOME application for graphical editing of resource
files for PalmOS-based pocket computers. The user interface is
modelled after Glade, the GNOME UI builder.

Catch it all from

* libXML-based I/O
* Exporting to PilRC .rcp files (compile with pilrc -H)
* String resources
* Dialog resources
* Menu resources
* Form resources
* Per-application resources (e.g. version number, icon)
* Form editor, with 100% accurate preview and graphical drag & drop
  capability to make designing forms more easier and faster
* Native font support in the form editor for more precise
* XSLT style sheets and shell script to generate RCP files from
  Guikachu documents

About this release
All the bugfixes and features planned for 1.0 are finished, so this is
the feature-freeze release.

	* Lots of bug- and memory leak-fixes
	* Session Manager support: the last opened file is remembered
	  accross sessions
	* The editor of Dialog resources uses the same list editor as
	  the List widget editor

So, what does the future hold? The 0.98.x line will be for bugfixes,
and 0.99.0 will be the release candidate for 1.0. Of course, this all
means that everything is pretty much going to stay the same, so now is
a good time to work on the translations and the documentation. has the

Guikachu uses GTK-- and GNOME-- for its user interface. File I/O is
implemented with the libxml package. Dialog windows are loaded via
libglade. You will need the versions of these packages available in
the GNOME 1.4 bundle (with the exception of GNOME-- which you will
need to upgrade to version 1.2.0)
To actually create the PalmOS resource files, you will also need PilRC
(part of the GNU PalmOS SDK) to compile the .rpc files produced by

Beware of bugémons!


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