Re: [dev] dwm is awesome!

From: Uriel <>
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2009 05:11:07 +0200

On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 11:32 PM, Ray Kohler<> wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 5:27 PM, Anders Andersson<> wrote:
>> Heh, I just started using dwm myself, and I love it! I wanted to try a
>> tiling window manager, and did some basic research and dwm seemed to
>> suit me best. I wish I did this switch years ago. I might want to try
>> wmii too, mainly because I want the possibility of a grid layout (2x2
>> for example) rather than master+stack.
> I thought I really wanted the grid feature, and was using the very
> nice gapless grid patch for a while, until one day I decided to try
> doing without it and found I didn't miss it at all.

This is a common pattern, people are convinced that they *really* need
"feature" X until they actually do try to live for a while without it
(or with a more minimalist / sane alternative), and then realize how
little real value it had.

We see it with new Plan 9 users *all the time*.


> In any case, you
> don't need to write that code yourself - it's in suckless wiki.
Received on Sat Aug 29 2009 - 03:11:07 UTC

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