sterling at camdensoftware.com
Fri Sep 24 00:57:19 UTC 2010
Quoth Chad Perrin on Thursday, 23 September 2010:
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 12:24:58PM -0500, Neal Hogan wrote:
> > If you like xmonad, check out scrotwm. It's inspired by xmonad,
> > lightweight, written in C by oBSD dev, actively maintained, and
> > vim-like (among other things ;-).
> Why is "written in C" considered such a great benefit by the Scrotwm
> developer(s)? Earlier today, I read this on the site:
> "On the other hand xmonad has great defaults, key bindings and
> xinerama support but is crippled by not being written in C."
> What's up with that? How does Haskell "cripple" xmonad?
> Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
I wondered the same thing myself. Haskell is compiled, and the result is
I also wondered why the mentions about being actively maintained -- it seems
to me that xmonad gets updated pretty regularly.
But I'm willing to give it a look.
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