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From: Zane H. Healy <>
Date: Tue Jan 11 10:18:12 2005

>"Zane H. Healy" <> wrote:
>> Sorry, I want to run either MWM (talk about sick and twisted), [...]
>Wow, I thought I was the only one running mwm! I have one of the
>original source distributions and have been carrying it with me
>all these years. Now it is running on a dual screen machine under
>OpenBSD 3.4. Although it was considered slow and bloated when it
>came out (14+ years ago), nowadays the same code is considered
>fast and slim (times change).

Hey, I like your reasons! That's exactly why I run it! Though I
find the concept of considering MWM to be a lightweight window
manager to be mind boggling, but today it is. The other WM I've been
known to use in the past couple years is TWM, but I really don't like

>BTW this is what I really really really like about source distributions,
>you do not depend on the vendor to port the software.

I'm not that lucky, I have to depend on a vendor.

Of course all this talk about lightweight Window Managers, and I'm
writing this on a Mac OS X box which has one of the heaviest GUI's
around (which is the one thing I don't like about it).


| Zane H. Healy                    | UNIX Systems Administrator |
| (primary)    | OpenVMS Enthusiast         |
|                                  | Classic Computer Collector |
|     Empire of the Petal Throne and Traveller Role Playing,    |
|          PDP-10 Emulation and Zane's Computer Museum.         |
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