Re: [dwm] [idea] mwm - minimal/minimun/monocle window manager

From: Matthias-Christian Ott <>
Date: Sun, 26 Apr 2009 22:15:49 +0200

On Sun, Apr 26, 2009 at 04:11:25PM -0300, Leandro Chescotta wrote:
> minimal/minimum/monocle window manager, this come to my head today, when i
> meet antiwm this is like dwm, but
> with no tags, no bottom bar, no layouts, more like ratpoison, the thing is
> that i tryed ratpoison and antiwm, and it lacks a couple of things, so, i
> see that suckless have wmii, stripping down there is dwm, and why not a
> smaller one like a suckless antiwm... mwm! :) this are the things i think
> mwm need...
> - no tags, only a "list" of opened windows, that you can cycle with one
> keybinding or Alt+number
> - no bottom bar, just the window list that you can show/hide
> - no layouts, only a monocle-like one, and a floating "layer" for
> mplayer/feh/gimp
> - lol, an arch linux AUR package with the config.h ready to customize the
> few font/colors/keybindings/apps
Despite the fact that dwm already supports this, I like the idea. It should
be quite usable on netbooks and other computers with small screen where
monocle is the only option.

> maybe this is not worthy, but i like the idea, maybe you too, maybe is like
> getting dwm code and strip it down a little, only, maybe not...

You could probably through away much of dwm's code then.

Let us know when you release mwm.

Received on Sun Apr 26 2009 - 20:15:49 UTC

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.2.0 : Sun Apr 26 2009 - 20:24:04 UTC