Re: [wmii] Preparations for 3.5

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 9 Nov 2006 14:21:54 +0100

On Wed, Nov 08, 2006 at 06:42:50PM +0100, Denis Grelich wrote:
> I don't like this idea. The 9P interface is very easy to use and keeps
> interaction pretty straightforward. I doubt the difference would be
> gigantic (there definitely would be one, though), since you still have
> all the brakes of the shell -- standalone processes for every string
> manipulation and maybe calculation. It could be even worse: if you have
> only one channel to communicate, you have to do much more serious
> parsing. What you would lose on the other hand is quite some
> flexibility. I think paying the price of 9P is alright. It might be
> something different on old and slow machines, but I don't want to think
> of wmii as a »poor man's« window manager. Anyway, these are thoughts
> for wmii-4 already.

Fine with me, it was just an idea.


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