[arch-projects] window manager thought

Aredridel aredridel at nbtsc.org
Wed Jun 1 21:36:42 EDT 2005

On Wed, 2005-06-01 at 21:34 -0400, Jason Chu wrote:
> > Phrakstep, maybe, although there's enough of them out there with step
> Except that *step window managers are based on the NeXTSTEP system,
> originally developed by Apple in Objective C.  Just like the *box window
> managers are (were, in the case of openbox) based on blackbox.

Except that Afterstep and Windowmaker are both written in C, with mostly
just the NeXTSTEP or OpenSTEP look. No code is shared, and certainly not
the spiffy design that is the OpenSTEP (now cocoa) API. Bummer 'bout

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