Re: [dev] tabbed - why?

From: Stefan Mark <>
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2014 10:02:37 +0100

On 17.02.2014 18:21, Calvin Morrison wrote:
> I'm not sure why tabbed exist when it's a window management feature.
> for example i3, a tiling window manager supports tabs as part of it's
> stacking methods. (see attachment)
> What's the rational reason for it to exist, other than dwm needs to
> stay under x amount of lines of code?
You said it yourself. Its useful if your wm of choice does not support
tabbing on its own. And no, just saying "then use $wm" is not a better
solution. It is by far better to have choice than to have the one
perfect(TM) tool.
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