Re: [dev] wmpus - a new cross platform wm

From: Yue Wu <>
Date: Mon, 3 Oct 2011 15:02:12 +0800

On Fri, Sep 30, 2011 at 07:23:25AM +0000, Andy Spencer wrote:
> Hello there,
> I would like to point out a project I've started on for *yet another*
> new window manager, called `wmpus' [1]. It's not actually a suckless
> project, but I thought some folks here might be interested nonetheless.
> The biggest feature is that it should be portable and work well with
> different windowing systems. Besides that, it should support a variety
> of window management modes, be easy to hack, and lay golden eggs.
> Until now, I've been focusing on getting it to actually manage windows,
> so many features are completely missing: There's currently no support
> for settings or configuration files, no statusbar, very minimal window
> decorations, lots of memory leaks, no `make install' rule, etc.
> That being said, here's what does work:
> - Runs natively on X11 and MS Windows
> - Tiling window management similar to acme or wmii. That is, rows,
> columns, split/stack/max modes, multi-monitor support, limited
> support for tags
> - Support for some external statusbars such as dzen [2]
> Any feedback will be appreciated. It should be easy enough to build for
> X11 and there's a windows binary linked from the wiki for anyone brave
> enough to try it out.

No any doc about how to use it...

And I feel some slow down when moving the window on windows 2000.

Yue Wu
Key Laboratory of Modern Chinese Medicines
Department of Traditional Chinese Medicine
China Pharmaceutical University(中國藥科大學)
No.24, Tongjia Xiang Street, Nanjing 210009, China
Received on Mon Oct 03 2011 - 09:02:12 CEST

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