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Re: bspwm 0.1

Thorsten WiÃmann:

> On Sun, Sep 23, 2012 at 12:28:18PM +0200, Bastien Dejean wrote:
> > I'm glad to announce the first release of bspwm, a tiling window manager
> > I've been working on for the past two months:
> >     https://github.com/baskerville/bspwm
> As far as I've read in the readme and seen in the nice vidcast bspwm is
> very similar to herbstluftwm, at least from a user's point of view: the
> commands, the tiling, window gaps,...

There is an important distinction though: each leaf of the tree holds
EXACTLY one window.

> What made you writing it from scratch instead of using herbstluftwm (or
> submitting more patches)?

I wanted to learn how to write a window manager.

I took the client/server skeleton from foo-wm and started coding.

> Is there a basic feature missing in hlwm?

I'd say it is more about removing features than adding new ones...

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