Re: [dwm] Freedom (was: Re: sic ipv6 patch)

From: Kurt H Maier <>
Date: Tue, 20 May 2008 09:08:12 -0500

On Tue, May 20, 2008 at 8:43 AM, Matthias Kirschner <> wrote:
> Why do you think a user who gets DWM in a binary on some device knows a)
> that this is DWM and b) knows that DWM is licensed under MIT? So this
> user does not have the freedom to use, study, share and improve the
> software.

You think their ability to hack on dwm is destroyed by the fact that
they can't identify it as dwm?

I don't see how this follows. Googling "tiling window manager" turns
up a ton of results, most of which are descended from dwm.

# Kurt H Maier
Received on Tue May 20 2008 - 16:08:14 UTC

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