Re: [dev] dwm in a window

From: hiro <>
Date: Wed, 8 Jul 2009 11:17:43 +0200

Sorry, but this sounds complicated.

On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 10:57 AM, yy<> wrote:
> 2009/7/5 Alexander Polakov <>:
>>  Well, explaining is not my best (and english too), so better take a
>> look at a picture
> Well, I think this is awesome, it is sad to see how quickly this
> thread turned into another dead-end discussion about how much X sucks.
> There are so many possibilities with nested dwm instances that I think
> some ideas would be worth trying. I can see its application to web
> browsers like surf or uzbl, or how a "master dwm" with a nested dwm
> per tag could be used as a workspaces on top of dwm solution. I can
> think of better examples, but I have some questions:
> I had a quick glance at the code and I guess what you are doing is
> getting control of the windows given in the command line with scan. Is
> there any reason windows cannot be moved between dwm's on the fly? how
> difficult would it be to communicate the different dwm instances?
> (moving clients between them  based on rules and user actions would be
> enough for me, more elaborated interfaces could be possible). Also, I
> would really like to know where is dwm on a window situated with
> respect to xephyr and rio, whatever you think about Plan9, running rio
> inside rio is a great feature, if I can have that with dwm I think is
> one of the most killer features you could have in a window manager.
> Don't you think the integration of this feature into dwm could be well
> worth? Maybe not, maybe it is just a hack or not a good idea at all,
> but I would like to see some discussion about that.
> --
> - yiyus || JGL .
Received on Wed Jul 08 2009 - 09:17:43 UTC

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