[arch-projects] window manager thought

Dusty Phillips buchuki at gmail.com
Wed Jun 1 22:10:13 EDT 2005

On 6/1/05, Aredridel <aredridel at nbtsc.org> wrote:
> 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
> that.
And LiteStep and DarkStep...

and phrakture's nameless windowmanager takes motivation from liteStep..

Hmm, nameless nameless... names the mother of the ten thousand things...



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