Re: [wmii] "Rows" of columns? (feature/behaviour suggestion)

From: Uriel <>
Date: Tue, 13 Feb 2007 20:35:51 +0100

On 2/13/07, Kris Maglione <> wrote:
> On Tue, Feb 13, 2007 at 05:54:05PM +0000, Mark Gibbens wrote:
> >(I need to learn C - I always feel bad making suggestions without
> >being able to contribute to the solution! - gimme a few months, and
> >I'll see what I can do ;)
> Don't expect to learn what you need in a few months. It's not about
> learning C, but learning how to program, especially in paradigms that
> work well in C. You have to know where to look, and, if you want a
> suggestion, avoid code with many #ifdefs like the plague. This goes


#ifdef is considered harmful.

> You'd also be well advised to read the Plan 9 papers, and anything by
> Rob Pike (though his code is ugly).

And make sure you read all the books by Brian W. Kernighan.

Received on Tue Feb 13 2007 - 20:35:53 UTC

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