Re: [dev] [dwm] drop the bars (was: systray in upstream dwm?)

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Sun, 15 Apr 2012 11:54:10 +0200

On 10 April 2012 22:11, Bjartur Thorlacius <> wrote:
> I'm still in favor of separating tiling from tagging, so you could
> e.g. use dwm's grid with 2wm's dual-stack without having to hand-merge
> patches because          the dwm patch references context not present in the
> stereo window manager.
> That way someone could just write an alternative fancy-pants Qt tagger
> without bothering the rest of us—while providing us with a new option
> if I ever figure graphical icons could better represent tags to humans
> than textual labels.

The ugly part then will be implementing the simple tagger around X
properties... and dealing with the race conditions that input focus
handling offers to us (occasionally the simple tagger will tag the
wrong window).

I'm not very keen about such a change of direction.

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