nealhogan at gmail.com
Fri Sep 24 03:06:16 UTC 2010
On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 9:48 PM, Chad Perrin <perrin at apotheon.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 09:07:28PM -0500, Neal Hogan wrote:
>> On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 8:01 PM, Glen Barber <glen.j.barber at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > On 9/23/10 8:31 PM, Chad Perrin wrote:
>> >> 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?
>> In the end, you need not take yourself so seriously. The thread was
>> generic enough to allow for some rhetorical flourish. I suggested
>> something . . . pointed out that is written in C (as did the homepage)
>> . . . AND you concluded some sort of insult; not my problem.
>> Do you need a rim-shot for every joke?
> 1. Who said I took insult? You assume too much.
> 2. That was not a very clever joke, anyway. Where's the punchline?
> 3. That doesn't answer my question about the Scrotwm page.
> Even *I* am not so socially stunted as to think a comment like that on
> the Scrotwm site would not raise some eyebrows.
In the end, scrotwm is a simple wm that allows the
"gui-apprehensive-type" folk a nice CLI in X. That's all I was
"Shave and a haircut" . . . Chad?
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