Re: [dev] Re: [ANNOUNCE] req 1.0 - a gawk und dmenu powered plumberlike

From: Roberto E. Vargas Caballero <>
Date: Fri, 9 May 2014 16:31:28 +0200

> Btw, what did you mean by blow process? Arnold is one of the most
> conservative maintainers i've seen in the gnu.

        $ pwd
        $ wc -l *.[chy] | grep total
          61385 total

        $ pwd
        $ wc -l *.[chy] | grep total
          6442 total

You have to think this is suckless community, where we think the
most important point is the simplicity, and some projects are incredible
small, dwm has a limit of 2000 lines, st is only 3800 lines or surf is only
1500. We are reimplementating all the UNIX basic tools in sbase to avoid
these bloated versions.

From our point of view an implementation of awk with 60000 lines is a
really horrible implementation, and it is one of the next candidates for

Roberto E. Vargas Caballero
Received on Fri May 09 2014 - 16:31:28 CEST

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