Re: [dev] dwm is awesome!

From: Ammar James <>
Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2009 15:22:02 -0400

On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 11:11 PM, Uriel<> wrote:
> 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*.
> uriel

The only problem with Plan9 is that, from what I've heard, its
pointless to run it without X (eg. using rio). I just find that
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