Different OS's? Marketshare

Ted Mittelstaedt tedm at toybox.placo.com
Thu Feb 24 07:36:28 GMT 2005

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> [mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Kevin Kinsey
> Sent: Wednesday, February 23, 2005 1:04 PM
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Cc: Anthony Atkielski
> Subject: Re: Different OS's? Marketshare
> There are so many other WMs.  It all depends on how you work.
> And, you can run some toolbars/docks, iconifying program, pretty
> much any X application, whatever, on just about anything --
> "tools, not policy" after all. 
> Greg Lehey, for example, states (~to the effect of~) "I'm not into
> eye candy", and runs something rather simple (twm? fvwm?) that's
> all configured exactly the way he wants it across several monitors,
> at rather/very high resolution(s).  He either has great eyesight,
> or has good glasses, I guess (and it's pure speculation and
> nothing personal at all) because he works surrounded by words,
> words, and more words, I suppose, whether it's code, mail, whatever. 

Hi Kevin,

  It is interesting you said that, I never heard that one before, but
I am the same way.  The VM that I use on my systems is tvm.  It is fast
and frankly all the wm does is make it so you don't have to remember to
type "firefox &" when you want to start firefox.


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