Re: [hackers] [sxiv] Discussion

From: Dimitris Papastamos <>
Date: Sun, 7 Aug 2016 23:33:58 +0100

On Sun, Aug 07, 2016 at 07:54:28PM +0200, FRIGN wrote:
> Hello fellow hackers,
> don't take it personally, Bert, but I don't think your project sxiv[0]
> belongs to the suckless git-repository.
> Not only is it licensed with the GPLv2, which is despicable in itself,
> but the code doesn't even look suckless to me and there are good ways
> to go around the whole image-format-cancer-spread nowadays.
> Look at how sent does image handling; it's definitely best to push this
> task toward other tools, like farbfeld, for easy internal handling.
> C: 3663 (98.05%)
> sh: 43 (1.15%)
> awk: 30 (0.80%)
> Do we really need a project the size of dwm to display images?
> The name suckless stands for quality software, which foremost tries to
> accomplish elegance and simplicity. There are already too many git
> repositories in, and added to this it seems the sxiv
> repo on is just a github mirror, with all its implied
> beauty[1]. Do I really need to dig around github now to see what the
> commit fixed?
> What do you think?

hackers_AT_ is not the right place for this kind of discussion.
Received on Mon Aug 08 2016 - 00:33:58 CEST

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