Re: Bar going away? (was: Re: [wmii] Re: wmii-4 fs proposal/discussion)

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 03:17:22 -0400

On Mon, Jun 12, 2006 at 09:09:43AM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
>On Sun, Jun 11, 2006 at 03:26:56AM +0200, Uriel wrote:
>> An external app could provide pretty much the current bar
>> functionality if anyone wants it, something like winwatch(1) but for
>> pages might make sense.
>The bar should be internal to prevent adding bunch of
>synchronization complexity to not overlap the bar all the
>time... Also, I doubt the sense of having a bar with a 9P
>interface as external app, that would add also much complexity
>which seems totally unnecessary. The bar-(re)internalization was
>the correct decision. larswm, ion3, *box and many other WMs
>using a bar prove that.
There's also Fvwm with it's external... just about everything. They have to be
started by fvwm, but they're separate processes. I'd use Fvwm before any
blackbox derivative and possibly even before ion3.

Kris Maglione
When his mouth stops shouting his hand starts striking.
Received on Mon Jun 12 2006 - 09:17:55 UTC

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