Re: [dwm] No Border Behaviour

From: Matthias-Christian Ott <>
Date: Fri, 09 Jan 2009 21:34:14 +0100

Szabolcs Nagy wrote:
> On 1/9/09, voltaic <> wrote:
>> I agree with Matthias. The purpose of a border is to separate one
>> client from another. If there is only one client visible at a given
>> time (i.e. monocle) then borders in my opinion are a waste of space.
> what's the problem? that's how tip works
> read carefully:
>> On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 10:15 AM, Anselm R Garbe <> wrote:
>>> 2009/1/8 Matthias-Christian Ott <>:
>>>> borders if only one particular window is visible, because they aren't
>>>> serving any purpose. In others words: borders are superfluous in that
>>>> case.
>>> I think that is exactly how the current dwm implementation is supposed
>>> to be -- I never said anything different to that (at least not that I
>>> intended it).
> the only debatable question is the monocle+multiple window case, but
> the current solution seems perfectly reasonable

Yes, that's the case I asked about.

> you can write your own layout in config.h if different behaviour is needed

I actually planed to rewrite the dwm code itself, in case there's nobody
   else who shares my opinion. But I would rather like to see this
behaviour in dwm tip.

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