On Wed, Jun 21, 2000 at 01:08:05PM +0100, Justin Mason wrote:
> me to check it (I'd assumed it'd be bloaty and gross), but with the
> threaded model it seems OK memory-consumption-wise -- and it's very nice
one point to note is that gnome is moving away from some bits of rasterman
code that were a bit bloaty. namely imlib and enlightenment.
meandering comments on wm's follow...
recently tried pwm (http://www.students.tut.fi/~tuomov/pwm/) - it's a
great concept, but there's a problem with it in that it's statically
configured. that was fine when i was actively maintaining my .twmrc,
but it's nice to be able to make on the fly config changes to my wm
settings - particularly if i decide i want a feature enabled and have
6 virtual desktops perfectly arranged, i don't want to restart.
but for those of you keen on sparten desktops pwm is a great idea.
it uses a wmx style "channel" indicator and turning the titlebars into
taskbars was a great idea. again, i'd like it better if you could drag
a window onto another or could click on a title bar, select grab window
and get a list of windows - the one you select is added to the tabs on
the title bar.
in the meantime i'll stick with gnome-sawmill. it's not perfect, i
still miss my college twm setup, a few bits of the ctwm setup at unify
and the wmx ability to have titlebars on the side but it's better then
fvwm, fvwm2, gnome+enlightenment, kde, cde or wm. that's my opinion
and my work habits. the nice part to x is that you can pick.
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