[wmii] Re: sh flame with Uriel

From: lawrence wang <levity_AT_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 18:14:11 -0800

Apologies if this has all been discussed elsewhere ad nauseam, but
what are the principles behind not wanting tabs?

On 2/28/06, Uriel <lost.goblin_AT_gmail.com> wrote:
> > I'm pretty sure most users have the gnu utilities installed anyway.
> > If they don't, they're probably running LFS or something, but those
> > are edge cases. In this regard I agree 100% with Anselm. If
> > plan9port was more 'standard' on Linux systems
> If you haven't noticed, there are more operating systems than Linux, most of
> which don't include GNU utilities by default (and the ones that do are
> trying to get rid of that crap as soon as possible.)
> > this would be a
> > non-issue, but as it stands, requiring some 20-40MB chunk of binaries
> > just so I can run a "lightweight" window manager is missing the point,
> > I think.
> Before making such completely baseless comments and pulling random
> numbers out of thin air, please inform yourself of what this
> discussion is about.
> And thanks to everyone else that commented about tabs in this thread
> for showing once more lusers have no clue what is good for them or for
> anyone.
> If we had listened to lusers, wmii would still be the hideous
> abomination that wmi was, and probably much worse by now.
> "Alles Grosse und Gescheite existiert in der Minoritaet. Es ist nie daran zu
> denken, dass die Vernunft populaer werde. Leidenschaft und Gefuehle moegen
> populaer werden, aber die Vernunft wird immer nur im Besitze einzelner
> Vorzueglicher sein."
> uriel
Received on Wed Mar 01 2006 - 03:14:13 UTC

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