Re: [dev] [dwm] 2000 SLOC

From: pancake <>
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2011 10:14:35 +0100

Seriously nobody remembers the time where dwm got new features by removing lines of code? (and this feature was not getting less lines of code)

On 30/10/2011, at 10:00, Aurélien Aptel <> wrote:

> Some of us are socially retarded, excuse them.
> On Sun, Oct 30, 2011 at 8:53 AM, Martin Kopta <> wrote:
>> 2) Does that mean dwm won't gain any more features?
>> 3) Does that mean the code will be cut short to make place for another
>> features?
> dwm won't gain any big features. Generally, if you want something in
> dwm you hack its source then you make it available as a patch which is
> eventually shared on this ML or the wiki.
>> 4) Should be the code made smaller by witty constructions or do you prefer
>> boring and obvious constructions (which are generaly longer)?
> I'm guessing witty means clever here. The code has to remain simple
> and understandable in order to be hackable but keep in mind that it's
> still targeted to experienced hackers.
>> 5) Will be the limit of 2 kSLOC lifted up?
> Maybe it will when support for Xinerama in Xorg will finally end. I
> think it used to be 1k not so long ago.
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