Re: [dwm] Being not so elitist

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 29 Jul 2008 11:02:16 +0100

2008/7/29 Anselm R Garbe <>:
>> I see how it can be offensive, however there is a message there which
>> is important to the suckless philosophy/mission.
>> 1.) dwm favours those who can appreciate (or even admire) the nice
>> code of it and not those who cry when "some multi-foobar-application
>> does not integrate well in the statusbar automagically".
>> 2.) .h config because it is elitist and _fun_ for a c programmer
>> (apart from other technical reasons..)
>> 3.) projects where the code cleanness and simplicity is the main
>> concern are extremely rare, most ppl don't even understand why is it
>> important. we find this fact sad and this should be emphasized.
>> 4.) dwm can be used by the masses, it is quite usable actually, but
>> those who expect the usual trendy approach will be disappointed. they
>> should be warned!
>> well most of it is already in /common/, but i liked the way it was stated there.
> Ok, I might have been to fast to remove it. But I prefer to restore
> this statement in common/ in a more project-independent way.

For the meantime the statement has been restored in the original place ;)

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