Re: [dev] [DWM] suggestion for dwm

From: Dmitry Maluka <>
Date: Sun, 3 Jan 2010 23:30:08 +0200

On Sun, Jan 03, 2010 at 09:51:15PM +0100, Antoni Grzymala wrote:
> Peter John Hartman dixit (2010-01-03, 13:51):
> The tray “protocol” itself is a totally borken idea of the useless WIMP
> paradigm. A workaround for a workaround. Makes even less sense in the
> tagged dwm environment.
> As to the status bar itself, it serves a far better purpose than the
> crappy tray (a useless 16x16 or so pixel area per program), for you can
> actually write *text*, of all things, in the statusbar. The humankind
> developed *writing* to move on from the hieroglyphs and I don't really
> understand the urge to discard all the years of development and get back
> to primitive pictograms for conveying information.

I totally agree. Unfortunately, people usually refuse to think about
things around them, leaving their mind in fetters of stereotypes. Those
that don't refuse (like this community) are being called red-eyed geeks.
Received on Sun Jan 03 2010 - 21:30:08 UTC

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