Re: [dev] dwm development continues NOW

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 4 Jun 2010 11:33:26 +0100

On 3 June 2010 21:28, Thayer Williams <> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 17, 2009 at 1:01 AM, Anselm R Garbe <> wrote:
>> I received my long awaited X200s yesterday, and the dwm development
>> will continue now, first item in the queue is the new multihead
>> support as discussed on IRC a while ago.
>> ...
>> Afterwards the next item will be the interface integration to enable
>> different drawing backends, which will ease porting to cairo/pango or
>> xft as well. The advantage is, that the same interface will be used in
>> st and dmenu as well. This is basically the remainder of my
>> unpublished libtg efforts.
> Since we're coming up on the one year mark...are there plans to
> continue with "the next item" to streamline the drawing backend for
> dwm/st/dmenu?

There are still plans for this. Unfortunately I became ultra-busy
during the last year at my day job and wasn't able to achieve the
suckless goals I hoped for. The drawing abstraction is a higher
priority though.

I can't promise anything of use for the next fortnight, but I think
expecting something within this summer is realistic.

Kind regards,
Received on Fri Jun 04 2010 - 10:33:26 UTC

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