On 9/23/10 8:31 PM, Chad Perrin wrote: > On Thu, Sep 23, 2010 at 12:24:58PM -0500, Neal Hogan wrote: >> >> If you like xmonad, check out scrotwm. It's inspired by xmonad, >> lightweight, written in C by oBSD dev, actively maintained, and >> vim-like (among other things ;-). > > Why is "written in C" considered such a great benefit by the Scrotwm > developer(s)? Earlier today, I read this on the site: > > "On the other hand xmonad has great defaults, key bindings and > xinerama support but is crippled by not being written in C." > > What's up with that? How does Haskell "cripple" xmonad? >
My interpretation is that if you will be compiling software for a UNIX-like system, you will probably have some variant of a C compiler already available. Read as "just build it and go" versus "just build its dependencies, then build it and go." Cheers, -- Glen Barber _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"