Re: [dev][port] Porting sbase to Java

From: Wolfgang Corcoran-Mathe <first.lord.of.teal_AT_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2014 11:21:11 -0400

On Wed, Apr 02 at 16:26 +0200, Hugues Evrard wrote:
>I've been lurking at this mailing list for some month, and I'm
>surprised no one have suggested to launch a Suckless Store: a unique
>marketplace to find Suckless Apps, where after a registration Suckless
>Users can do Suckless Reviews and like the corresponding FaceBook
>pages.

Yes. No more source, no more config.h files, just beautiful, clean
binaries in Objective-C wrappers as God and 'Murka intended.

Clearly, surf should be made the main delivery platform for all
of this. dwm, st, the new suckless microblogging client/media
player/Minecraft clone will all fit nicely within the integrated
browser framework. Key combinations are antique; I suggest one massive
rounded-rectangle button to take the user to
<blink><u><b>Suckless Apps</blink></u></b>.

>On 04/02/14 15:56, Nick wrote:
>>That is a good idea, but I think we should probably be bolder.
>>
>>/usr/bin/<blink><u><b>ST</b></u></blink>
>>/usr/bin/<blink><u><b>SSELP</b></u></blink>
>>/usr/bin/<blink><u><b>SURF</b></u></blink>
>>/usr/bin/<blink><u><b>DWM</b></u></blink>
>>
>>Of course we'd have to patch <blink><u><b>ST</b></u></blink> to
>>parse XHTML, but frankly it's embarassing we haven't done that yet.
>>
>>Quoth FRIGN:
>>>Well, I don't think this emphasizes the SUCKLESSģ corporate-identity as much as it should.
>>>I propose we include underscores, too:
>>>
>>>/usr/bin/_ST_
>>>/usr/bin/_SSELP_
>>>/usr/bin/_SURF_
>>>/usr/bin/_DWM_
>>>
>>>Cheers
>>>
>>>FRIGN
>>>
>>>On Wed, 2 Apr 2014 14:31:21 +0200
>>>stanio_AT_cs.tu-berlin.de wrote:
>>>>Thanks for bringing up that very important issue, I was annoyed too.
>>>>
>>>>Here is something else that bugs me a lot:
>>>>PLEASE SPELL DWM HOW IT OUGHT BE DONE: IN CAPITALS.
>>>>
>>>>I suggest other suckless projects to do so either. And I would go so far
>>>>to capitalize the executables, too. Though, that might be too radical.
>>>>I'd like to hear how people feel about it.
>>>>
>>>>Look at that:
>>>>
>>>>/usr/bin/ST
>>>>/usr/bin/SSELP
>>>>/usr/bin/SURF
>>>>/usr/bin/DWM
>>>>
>>>>Don't they look much more appealing to you. Admit it! It's only habit if
>>>>you are not immediately euphoric about this idea!
>>>>
>>>>Think positive, be creative, innovate, top post!
>>>>
>>>>* RaphaŽl Proust 2014-04-02 12:16
>>>>>Can you please include the whole message you are replying to in your
>>>>>answers guys? It's very difficult to follow this thread if I have to
>>>>>go back and read the previous messages and it is a very important
>>>>>thread for the suckless group. Making good software is nice but don't
>>>>>forget to make good communications too.
>>>>>
>>>>>By the way, can the person in charge of
>>>>>https://www.facebook.com/pages/dwm/103482239693985 be a bit more
>>>>>active? I keep telling people to try dwm (which needs to be rewritten
>>>>>in ruby) but once they see the facebook page they say it looks dead
>>>>>and bad.
>>>>>
>>>>>On Wed, Apr 2, 2014 at 10:51 AM, FRIGN <dev_AT_frign.de> wrote:
>>>>>>On Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:11:34 +0200
>>>>>>Christoph Lohmann <20h_AT_r-36.net> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>This is great news. Now that suckless has reached the future we will see
>>>>>>>a bright horizont of pleasure and commercial support.
>>>>>>Most definitely!
>>>>>>However, we need to build up your corporate identity. I suggest we make
>>>>>>suckless a registered trademark and sue everyone who adopts our brand
>>>>>>without permission.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>Cheers
>>>>>>
>>>>>>FRIGN
>>>>>>
>>>>>>--
>>>>>>FRIGN <dev_AT_frign.de>
>>>>>>
>>>>--s_
>>>>
>>>
>>>--
>>>FRIGN <dev_AT_frign.de>
>>>
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