Re: [dwm] dwmenu

From: John Norton <>
Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2006 13:38:36 -0500

On 18:51 Thu 03 Aug , Sander van Dijk wrote:
> On 8/3/06, Anselm R. Garbe <> wrote:
> >Actually I consider it might be useful to include a simplified
> >version of wmiimenu as dwmenu into the source (I had a version
> >working with < 200LOC) sometime ago, based on draw.o as well.
> >(Some draw.c routines must be moved to util.c however).
> I'm not sure that's a good idea. One of dwm's main features is that
> it's such a small package, just a windowmanager, no sidekick apps.
> I do think however that a separate dwmenu-package would be a good
> idea; people who want it will know where to get it, people who don't
> want it won't get it unrequested, and you won't have to download wmii
> just to get a menu.
> Gr. Sander.
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I know noone knows who I am, but I agree with the above. I think the elgance of "just a window manager" is why it appeals to me. A seperate package would be acceptable, however, since you would have to download wmii or larswm for a nice menu. I just happen to love both wmii and lars, so I already had them laying around.


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