Re: [dev] [st] goals / non-goals for st?

From: Robert C Corsaro <>
Date: Fri, 30 Oct 2009 16:46:00 -0400

Take your hippy shit somewhere else. Retarded ideas will be met with
hostility here.

Aled Gest wrote:
> It would be nice to see a features thread that didn't degenerate into
> a competition of who's the biggest cock.
> While I can understand why transparency is a bad idea, people have the
> freedom to want whatever they want. If the maintainers of the software
> don't want a particular feature in vanilla, and a person requests a
> particular feature, all the devs need to do is state that that feature
> will not appear in the vanilla source.
> The great thing about suckless software is that it's so easy to hack,
> it's simple and unencumbered and that's how it should stay. If people
> want to branch off or create a patch to extend the software with
> features they desire that's their prerogative, that's the beauty of
> suckless software. If I want the features of the software I use
> dictated to me I'd stick with Windows, if I wanted how I use the
> software dictated to me I'd stick with the GPL.
> I think freedom is an essential goal of suckless software, as is an
> open discussion of ideas. People shouldn't be berated for simply
> discussing a feature. If you disagree with something that's fine, but
> why degenerate into personal attacks?
> Now, in keeping with the original theme of the thread:
> A feature I wouldn't mind seeing in st would be the ability to spawn
> st as a direct endpoint to a pipe (not sure if that's already
> possible?). This would allow st to be used as a quick popup to display
> information, or as part of a multi-terminal application like an irc
> client, without needing to spawn an extra shell or consume an extra
> pty.
> 2009/10/30 hiro <>:
>> And yet another idiot. Have fun...
>> On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 2:28 PM, frederic <> wrote:
>>>>> Do yourself a favour: stop calling others idiots.
>>>> No.
>>> Great, yet another Uriel.
Received on Fri Oct 30 2009 - 20:46:00 UTC

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