Re: [dev] [PATCH] Add tab-completion file-name expansion.

From: Silvan Jegen <>
Date: Tue, 8 Jul 2014 09:14:17 +0200

On Tue, Jul 8, 2014 at 1:28 AM, Carlos Torres <> wrote:
> Hello,
> On Mon, Jul 7, 2014 at 7:20 PM, Maxime Coste <> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jul 07, 2014 at 09:39:36PM +0200, Anselm R Garbe wrote:
>>> On 7 July 2014 21:24, Maxime Coste <> wrote:
>>> Otherwise the tomatos that you harvest
>>> in the summer in your garden might also become property of your
>>> employer ;)
>> It does not really apply to tomatoes, as you do not create intellectual
>> property by growing them. I expect any intellectual property based work
>> contract to contain similar clauses.
> hmm. in a similar vein, Monsanto holds patents for various corns and other
> vegetables and are rumored to go around testing other peoples crops to sue
> them and gain control of the crops that match genetically, whether its through
> cross pollination or straight up usage of unregistered Monsanto seeds.

Which inspired by the way...

I personally don't mind Google spending money on developing dmenu or
other suckless projects. They are sponsoring other open source
projects as well (see here; which
makes them more support-worthy than Microsoft in my book). I am no
lawyer though, so I am not sure about the legal implications that
would have (considering that the license does not change, I don't
think there would be much of an impact).

Regarding the patch itself, I don't think the functionality it adds
belongs in the core of dmenu. Putting it onto the Wiki is the way to
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