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

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 07:18:53 -0400

On Mon, Jun 12, 2006 at 12:16:23PM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
>On Mon, Jun 12, 2006 at 05:54:31AM -0400, Kris Maglione wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 12, 2006 at 09:25:27AM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
>> >Fvwm is a floating-only WM... they don't have the problem with
>> >synchronization of managed area size, rescaling etc.
>> I only mentioned it because you mentioned '*box and many other wms', few of
>> which aren't floating only. But, since this is one of the things that was
>> keeping me awake, I'll say this. Fvwm could fairly easily be made into a
>> framing window manager, or whatever kind of window manager you want. I
>> think that it would be entirely feasable to duplicate wmii more or less
>> exactly with Fvwm scripting, and even to provide an fs interface with a few
>> lines of inferno shell script, export(4) and FvwmCommand.
>I'm not sure. Once I looked at the Fvwm code and run away...
>(I'm not able to understand it, too much code).
Yes, it's based on twm; that should say enough. I meant that it could be done
just with Fvwm scripting... I've half a mind to try it, but not the time ATM.

Kris Maglione
Aren't you glad his name wasn't Alexander Graham Klaxon?
Received on Mon Jun 12 2006 - 13:19:27 UTC

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