[Discussion] What are some old C++ open source projects you wish were still active?

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  • RmlUi

    RmlUi - The HTML/CSS User Interface library evolved

    Thanks for the suggestion! I was just taking a look through the Issues and looks like RmlUi Forked and is currently maintained now https://github.com/mikke89/RmlUi. Doesn't look this this deviated from the core idea here of librocket and is actively maintained since 2019.

  • libRocket

    libRocket - The HTML/CSS User Interface library

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  • VTK

    Mirror of Visualization Toolkit repository

    You are referring to the Visualization Toolkit right? Looking at that it appears to be actively maintained stilled I think. https://github.com/Kitware/VTK

  • birdtray

    new mail system tray notification icon for Thunderbird

  • ImGuiColorTextEdit

    Colorizing text editor for ImGui

    ImGuiColorTextEdit is a quite complete text editor for ImGui.

  • RakNet

    RakNet is a cross platform, open source, C++ networking engine for game programmers.

    RakNet. It's been forked but still not that active.

  • SLikeNet

    SLikeNet™ is an Open Source/Free Software cross-platform network engine written in C++ and specifially designed for games (and applications which have comparable requirements on a network engine like games) building upon the discontinued RakNet network engine which had more than 13 years of active development.

    RakNet. It's been forked but still not that active.

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  • agg-2.6

    AGG Anti-Grain Geometry Library

    There exist a couple of forks (one, two), but activity is low.

  • cppcoro

    A library of C++ coroutine abstractions for the coroutines TS

    Maybe not old, but I wish cppcoro was still updated. It was such a nice start!

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