Subject: Re: OT: a dumb alpha question
To: Linc Fessenden <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Ken Seefried <email@example.com>
Date: 12/15/2001 01:55:21
Linc Fessenden writes:
> On Fri, 14 Dec 2001, der Mouse wrote:
>> >>> Dave, fvwm stinks too :-)
>> >> Perhaps you're mistaken...fvwm is cool. :)
>> > Nope.. :-) If you *really* want cool, ya gotta stick with TWM!
>> Well, if you want to get into window manager religious arguments, I'll
>> throw in my two cents: anything with title bars sucks. I refuse to
>> waste screen space on such unnecessary decorations.
>> I want lightweight - visually lightweight. (I want computationally
>> lightweight, too, but that's a completely separate issue, and not as
>> important as having a UI I like.)
> And your recommendations are?
Anyone remeber MGR? No...wait...that had little bitty title boxes over a
windows top right corner, as I vaugely recall. The BLIT (nee AT&T 5620) had
a similarly lightweight manager called "layers". I guess these really fall
into the category of archeology these days.