Ugly Huge BSD Monster

Matthew D. Fuller fullermd at
Wed Sep 3 19:30:13 PDT 2003

On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 11:28:29PM +0200 I heard the voice of
Diego Calleja Garc?a, and lo! it spake thus:
> El Wed, 3 Sep 2003 17:02:04 -0400 Randi Harper <sektie at> escribi?:
> > 
> > What exactly is realistic about that? There's nothing wrong with 
> > reinventing the wheel if only works perfectly on one type of car. It 
> > doesn't sound like it was a very good wheel in the first place if 
> > that's the case.
> Well, it's "being realistic" in the sense "you can't rewrite a entire desktop
> software in two days". Gnome and KDE have been working for _years_ and they're
> very ahead of anything else you can find in the OSS world (GPL or BSD).


I use ctwm.  It works great.  Far better than all that crap stuffed into
Gnome or KDE.  It does the two things a window manager is supposed to do;
manage my windows, and stay the hell outta my way.  And it's not GPL'd.

Matthew Fuller     (MF4839)   |  fullermd at
Systems/Network Administrator |

"The only reason I'm burning my candle at both ends, is because I
      haven't figured out how to light the middle yet"

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