Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 4th Oct 2007 22:06 UTC
Window Managers A new snapshot of wmii has been released. "wmii is a dynamic window manager for X11. It supports classic and dynamic window management with extended keyboard, mouse, and filesystem based remote control. It replaces the workspace paradigm with a new tagging approach. Its minimalist philosophy attempts not to exceed 10.000 lines of code (including all shipped utilities and libraries), to enforce simplicity and clarity."
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RE[2]: Hmm
by yiyus on Fri 5th Oct 2007 16:07 UTC in reply to "RE: Hmm"
yiyus
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2006-02-27

The power of your system doesn't make the code more easy to manage.
I have really learned C reading code from the suckless project (I even have contributed some code later). For an unexperienced programmer it is very easy to understand a piece of software like dwm (or even wmii) in an aftenoon, try to do that with gnome, kde or what not. Just this makes it an essential project to me (OTOH after some time I really find myself more comfortable working with little tools, but that could be a matter of taste...)

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