Re: OT: How does dwm appear to non-users? (was Re: [dwm] improve

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 8 Sep 2006 09:54:24 +0200

On Thu, Sep 07, 2006 at 11:49:33AM -0500, Kurt Maier wrote:
> On 9/7/06, Ville Koskinen <> wrote:
> >If I showed dwm to the people in group 1, the response I would get
> >would be "Oh, neat. I like the idea, but does it have to look that
> >ugly?"
> There's a neat side effect of dwm's method of rendering client labels.
> If you have X11 properly accelerated (DRI, Compositing, etc) and you
> run xcompmgr -fc, not only do you get fancy drop shadows everywhere,
> but the client labels fade in and out as you switch clients. :)
> Also, running dmenu causes the top bar to fade from dwm to dmenu in a
> very dramatic fashion. If you want to convince someone about
> eyecandy, show them that, and they'll shut up. :)

Hehe, I just checked, and I have to admit I never intended this,
though it's really a funny side-effect.

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