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Re: bspwm 0.1
- To: Herbstluftwm <herbstluftwm _minus_ devel _at_ lists _dot_ sourceforge _dot_ net>
- Subject: Re: bspwm 0.1
- From: Bastien Dejean <nihilhill _at_ gmail _dot_ com>
- Date: Sun, 23 Sep 2012 15:31:28 +0200
> 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...