Re: [dwm] event.c

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 11:50:23 +0200

On Wed, Jul 19, 2006 at 11:21:56AM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 18, 2006 at 11:39:21PM -0500, Kurt Maier wrote:
> > I have a question about event.c, though. In it, you have hotkeys set
> > up to run specific programs. I don't understand why. If you really
> > want to keep dwm fast, small, and on-target, why haven't you removed
> > all hotkeys but a terminal? After all, there are plenty of programs,
> > like xbindkeys, KeyLaunch, etc. that can handle this functionality.
> Simply because I dislike having two different kind of programs
> grabbing shortcuts on the root window. dwm has to grab the mouse
> and the basic shortcuts anyway, why wasting cpu cycles for yet
> another process doing the same? Esp. because xbindkeys is an
> abomination at least (it's source consists of more LOC than wmii
> last time I checked including libixp, libcext, ...).

As a side note. I noticed that I only used the wmiimenu for
starting programs in wmii. And I only started firefox and gimp
from that menu. That's why I removed the menu from dwm in
contrast to my original intention.

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Received on Wed Jul 19 2006 - 11:50:23 UTC

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