Re: [dev] Lightweight, non-bloated, fast image viewer?

From: Hadrian Węgrzynowski <>
Date: Sat, 14 Jun 2014 18:08:54 +0200

Dnia 2014-06-14, o godz. 14:52:39
FRIGN <> napisał(a):

> On Sat, 14 Jun 2014 12:42:00 +0200
> Markus Wichmann <> wrote:
> > So, having one program that reads some standardized input and
> > displays it on screen, while another program converts any given
> > image file to that standardized format may be more UNIX-like. But
> > maybe a file is not the right representation for that standardized
> > format. So maybe the converter would need to be a library instead
> > of a program.
> This is a very nice idea. What any image-lib basically does for
> internal representation is to load the image as a bitmap.
> An image-viewer for bitmaps piped by a converter for the common
> formats would be a good idea.

Pure suckless image viewer is indistinguishable from suckless drawing
stack or suckless window server. That's how I see it.

You can try to make simple image viewer or simple window server. You
have to draw the line somewhere.
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