Talk:Tomboy (software)

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References section[edit]

It seems a bit rediculous that such a small article has a references section, surely it should just have links such as this one - [1] bruce89 12:05, 5 September 2006 (UTC)

I don't really agree with your opinion, but the only citation in the article is useless so I removed the refs section along with the citation. — LazyEditor (talk|contribs) 09:54, 22 September 2006 (UTC)

External Links[edit]

I don't know who Paul Betts is, but I don't understand how his programming blog is "MediaWiki interface development", or for that matter, why "MediaWiki interface development" is an external link for Tomboy. Maybe I'm missing something, so I'm leaving it in, but I'd like some insight. Chruck 16:54, 13 April 2007 (UTC)

"Unstable" on Windows?[edit]

Is there a source for this, or is it just one person's experience? --68.44.13.236 19:15, 2 September 2007 (UTC)

Gnote[edit]

Perhaps it is time to move the Gnote section into its own article? --oKtosiTe talk 15:38, 7 July 2009 (UTC)

Worthy of mention, Tomboy was REMOVED from Gnome desktop inclusion in various Linux distributions (such as Debian and Ubuntu) several years ago, shortly after it had been added. As I understand it, it's MOSTLY because Tomboy requires the inclusion of Mono, and EVERYTHING that comes with it. On my FreeBSD system at that time it was the ONLY application requiring Mono and all of its supporting packages and architecture. Given that Gnote does the same basic thing (without requiring Mono), it's no surprise that Gnote would be preferred (for inclusion) over Tomboy, on Linux and BSD platforms, for this reason alone (Mono). In Debian's package manager, it appears to be the case (Gnote is included, tomboy is NOT included, in the 'gnome desktop' package). It should also be the case in Ubuntu, though I have not verified it. Of course, people can still install Tomboy, and there are packages available for it. But when you do, you get all of that "Mono stuff" too. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 2001:470:D:C9C:0:0:0:2 (talk) 21:56, 3 November 2015 (UTC)

Conboy[edit]

I moved the reference used to support the claim it has a smaller footprint and better performance [2] so that it only supports the claim it is written in C. For starters, the conboy website is obviously not a reliable source for that sort of claim. Secondly the website doesn't even seem to make the claim. They say "Written completely in C it starts fast and doesn't take much memory" which is quite different from saying it is faster and takes less memory. Nil Einne (talk) 09:34, 18 September 2009 (UTC)

Pidgin plugin?[edit]

I looked, but I couldn't find any mention of a pidgin plugin anywhere but a possible future improvement on the tomboy wiki. Does this thing exist? --Ida noeman (talk) 21:39, 8 January 2010 (UTC)

Stable version[edit]

The version for Tomboy in this article has been changed several times recently, and it is currently set to be 1.4.2 (a recent development version) while the Tomboy website still states the latest stable release to be 1.2.0.
I will now revert the article to show that version. Please feel free to discuss. --oKtosiTe talk 16:21, 26 February 2011 (UTC)

Tomboy follows the Linux kernel's versioning scheme where the minor version is even if the release is stable or odd if it is a development version. 1.4.2 is the latest stable (1.3.x were development releases). See here: http://projects.gnome.org/tomboy/download.html NovellGuy (talk) 18:01, 1 March 2011 (UTC)