Re: [dwm] Documentation!

From: Enno \ <>
Date: Fri, 16 May 2008 21:39:07 +0200

That's what I still think too. Fortunally DEFGEOM is gone in dwm-tip.

Nevertheless there is a trend in dwm to "overoptimise" the code. I
think dwm-4.7 was the simplest. That's why my branch is still based on

2008/5/16, Steffen Liebergeld <>:
> Hi folks,
> after some time in proprietary environments I tried to get back to dwm.
> Unfortuately I was somewhat disappointed.
> Although I really appreciate your effort to simplify and reduce the code, it
> is now my impression that you drove it too far. The code is small as hell,
> and it might even be somewhat clever, but it is anything than
> self-documentary.
> Just have a look at that line:
> DEFGEOM(single, 0, 0, sw, 0, bh, sw, sh-bh, wx, wy, mfact*sw, wh, mx+mw,
> wy, ww-mw, wh, wx, wy, ww, wh)
> This is a true "wtf"! What the **** could that be? Could you at least
> document what this creature is? Do I have to read all the code, and
> understand it just to get the meaning of this single cryptic line.
> I am looking forward to get an explanation about this. And maybe someone
> could start documenting the code, to make it useful again.
> Thanks in advance.
> Greetings, Steffen

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