Re: [dwm] EWMH code would enable some code cuts

From: Luiz Ribeiro <>
Date: Mon, 5 May 2008 19:35:19 -0300

Why not using dzen2 instead of dwm bar? xmonad folks use it that way.
They just pipe stdout from xmonad into dzen. But you're not able to
click on the tags to switch between them.

On Mon, May 5, 2008 at 7:14 PM, Henrik Holst <> wrote:
> I think an implementation of EWMH would make it possible to remove the
> dwm panel (the one that reads stdin and displays it) from dwm code base.
> In that way dwm would be smaller (or maybe just break even) and more
> symmetric with how dmenu is fitted to the equation today. It would also
> allowe the user to choose whatever kind of "panel" he or she wants. That
> is an escape and dpanel (or some other name maybe) would not have to be
> counted in the ridicules 2 kloc limit. :P
> But seriously, EWMH support with struts and all, should be on the top of
> the list for dwm. EWMH is too important to be left to forks.
> Something for 5.0?
> --
> holst CHR(64) | - A Manual for BASIC,
> | Darthmouth College, 1 October 1964

Luiz Ribeiro
Received on Tue May 06 2008 - 00:35:26 UTC

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