I have improved the Makefile arangement and other installation procedures to make things easier for those who have to do this for themseleves. Please see README in the source distribution for installation instructions. If you need to do anything other than what's described in that file please let me know so that I can fix it.
li now uses standard tk file dialogs.
If you set XAPPLRESDIR to $HOME/app-defaults and create a file Li in that directory, you can use it to specify colours, fonts and other properties for the application. For example, this will give all the windows a hideous orange background:
*Background: orangeli parses XAPPLRESDIR, XUSERFILESEARCHPATH and XFILESEARCHPATH, but it doesn't do % expansion on those variables yet.