perrin at apotheon.com
Fri Sep 24 02:53:00 UTC 2010
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.
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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