Re: [dev] wmii falling out of favor

From: Thomas Dahms <>
Date: Sun, 8 Jan 2012 18:53:14 -0500

2012/1/8 John Matthewman <>:
> I would like a window manager that has wmii's acme-like window
> management, but without the 9P filesystem, wmiir, support for
> configuration via python, ruby, etc. Trim the fat off of it (or
> perhaps it would be better to use dwm as a base to build upon, rather
> than trying to deconstruct wmii?)

Quintin Guillaume posted a patch providing a wmii-like layout for dwm
a while ago [1]. I doubt that it applies to current dwm as it probably
is from the pre-Xinerama era of dwm, but it may be easily brought up
to date. There were some updated versions of that patch, make sure to
search the old mailing list archives for the latest


Thomas Dahms
Received on Mon Jan 09 2012 - 00:53:14 CET

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