Re: [dev] [dwm] 2000 SLOC

From: Christoph Lohmann <>
Date: Sun, 30 Oct 2011 10:54:01 +0100


Connor Lane Smith wrote:
> On 30/10/2011, Anselm R Garbe <> wrote:
>> Apart from this, the boundary of 2kSLOC was chosen kind of randomly. I
>> personally feel that an average mind like myself can grasp 2k SLOC
>> easily and that this is a good strategy to keep the code readable and
>> maintainable.
> That reminds me: I think we need more comments. Although I have a fair
> grasp of how dwm works, there are a few aspects which remain confusing
> to me. Based on people's very positive reactions to my adding a bunch
> of comments to dmenu recently, I think it would be a great idea to add
> some to dwm, just explaining "what is going on"...
> Documentation in general is where the suckless project is somewhat
> lacking. It would be nice if we could make a group effort to write a
> big chunk of documentation on how to use dwm and dmenu, maintaining
> patch queues, and so on. We have a few pages on the site wiki, but
> docs are *very* thin on the ground. And as a bonus we'd probably get
> fewer people on IRC repeatedly asking the same questions.

Just do it. You're just complaining. »Group efforts« is GNU

I want to propose an ISO 9001:2008 certified quality management
for all our sourcecode. In a simple group effort we will be
able to grasp this in no time.

Are you sure you're not some Gnome spy?


Christoph Lohmann
Received on Sun Oct 30 2011 - 10:54:01 CET

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