Re: [dwm] considering Xresources as dwm configuration like larswm

From: Steffen Liebergeld <>
Date: Thu, 20 Jul 2006 17:55:17 +0200

On 7/20/06, Anselm R. Garbe <> wrote:
> Actually I consider using Xrm as dwm configuration mechanism...
> (even if I hate it).

What is bad about configuring per code modification? Why yet another
source of probably malicious input?

> I will think about it until tomorrow. Command line options are
> no alternative, because we cannot define rules with command line
> args...
> The alternative of writing yet another kind of parser for a
> config file might work as well, but seems more complex and error
> prone.

The easiest thing is to not to offer configurability.

mit freundlichen Grüßen
                  Steffen Liebergeld
Received on Thu Jul 20 2006 - 17:55:18 UTC

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