Re: [dev] wmii falling out of favor

From: John Matthewman <>
Date: Mon, 9 Jan 2012 09:04:44 +0700

On 1/9/12, Thomas Dahms <> wrote:
> 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
> one.
> [1]

Thanks for the tip! I vaguely remember reading about that patch a long
time ago. Maybe I'll see if I can get it to work -- then try to make
it a bit more mouse-friendly (like acme).

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