Re: [dev] wmii + ruby 1.9.3 = no power woes!

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 21:29:53 +0100

On 8 November 2011 07:28, Suraj N. Kurapati <> wrote:
> On Thu 03 Nov 2011 09:57:19 AM PDT, Kurt H Maier wrote:
>> There is nothing "suckless" about any aspect of modern wmii
> I thought Suckless folks were enthusiastic about Plan9 technologies;
> has this changed?  If so, why?

The overall concept of 9P is sane for certain use cases, but it
doesn't fit very well into the X11 window manager world.

> And how is "modern" wmii different from its, let's say, "pre-modern"
> phase?  From my view, it still uses the Plan9 protocol and the Plan9
> approach of exposing a virtual filesystem for operation by the user.

Yes, however wmii is cursed. Its code base has grown by factor 3 or 4
in terms of SLOC, whereas its functionality has stalled.

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