Re: [dev] tabbed - why?

From: Charlie Kester <>
Date: Tue, 18 Feb 2014 09:09:20 -0800

On Mon 17 Feb 2014 at 09:21:28 PST 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?

I can't speak for the creators of dwm or tabbed, obviously, but I will
observe that several people in this thread have said they personally
don't have a use case for tabbed. Which leads me to ask the
counter-question: why should their copy of dwm include code they'll
never use?
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