Re: [dev] I'm back

From: Nick <>
Date: Sat, 17 Nov 2012 17:42:21 +0000

Quoth Anselm R Garbe:
> -> is there anyone who uses the mouse functionality of the dwm bar
> right now? Could you live without it?

I do use it sometimes, but could live without it. No strong

> I barely use the mouse for the dwm bar and would be in favour for
> removing the bar altogether from dwm. Instead I would output the
> current dwm state to stdout which could be used by a different program
> like sbar for input.

Really? I like that the bar is managed by dwm, 'cos I trust dwm, and
it seems like a reasonably OK place to do such drawing. So long as
there was a widely used, reasonable way of doing things, which ends
up looking and working like dwm currently does, I don't really mind.

> But I wouldn't add an interface to dwm to change
> the tags through X props or some other command interface (like stdin
> processing) to allow other programs to amend the dwm tags. Good old
> key commands would be enough for me.

Yes, good; sensible chap.

Good to hear from you again Anselm.

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