Re: [dev] Talk about suckless

From: Hadrian Węgrzynowski <>
Date: Thu, 26 Sep 2013 09:23:54 +0200

On Wed, 25 Sep 2013 20:13:11 -0400
Alex Pilon <> wrote:

> On Wed, Sep 25, 2013 at 02:26:08PM +0200, Martin Kopta wrote:
> > Talk description is (translated):
> >
> > "Introduction to ideology of software that smells less and
> > presentation of results of the suckless project. Demostration of
> > dwm window manager,
> Don't just demonstrate. Try to prove that a dynamic window manager is
> overwhelmingly superior to the current inefficient paradigms. Don't
> forget to mention low dependency count, and quick compilation times.

You can mention that tiling paradigm came back with smart
phones, Windows 8, GNOME3, Unity and earlier with Aero-Snap. You can
then make some comparisons and point out differences.

> > terminal emulator st,
> Any theme in particular? *Straightforward* hackability? Comparison to
> xterm or whatever is shipped by default in favourite distro X?

> > minimalist web browser surf
> Make a point about practical usage.

You can talk about tabbed in case of surf, st and general case.

> > Is there something I absolutely shouldn't forget to mention?
That suckless software as is is not for everyone, but easily you can
use that software as foundation to build upon.

With regards,
Hadrian Węgrzynowski.
Received on Thu Sep 26 2013 - 09:23:54 CEST

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