Re: [dwm] dwm's future

From: Preben Randhol <>
Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2009 12:45:00 +0200

On Sun, 26 Apr 2009 10:49:55 -0500
Kurt H Maier <> wrote:

> I keep hoping to
> see dwm go into a 'steady state' where the only patches are to
> maintain compatibility with latest, etc., but instead every time
> it seems 'done' we shoot forward into crazy-ass ideas like requiring
> an extra 0.5 MB of libraries for a 2k SLOC program, just so people's
> firefox titles look better.

well, what is the purpose of a stausbar? It is a minority of the
worlds population that adheres to 7-bit ASCII.

> Instead of porting everything to pango, I suggest leaving it alone,
> and the affected users can turn the built-in bar off and use another
> status bar program.

or that one just patch dwm for pango like one need to do for all other
useful patches. As I can see from a patch I got the code won't change
more than a few lines...
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