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Date:      Sat, 6 Aug 2011 08:26:39 -0600
From:      Chad Perrin <perrin@apotheon.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Alternative windowmanagers
Message-ID:  <20110806142639.GB48611@guilt.hydra>
In-Reply-To: <CAGu_qiPssFewdGFMeodZXELQDGTf9UfhcZG1=HEv+3KZgna+EQ@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <20110805191214.GA19848@kar.user-mode.org> <20110805190825.d2cf7f06.rodperson@rodperson.com> <20110806015652.GB45455@guilt.hydra> <CAGu_qiPssFewdGFMeodZXELQDGTf9UfhcZG1=HEv+3KZgna+EQ@mail.gmail.com>

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On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 09:20:08PM -0600, Dmitri Brengauz wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 7:56 PM, Chad Perrin <perrin@apotheon.com> wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 05, 2011 at 07:08:25PM -0400, Rod Person wrote:
> > >
> > > If you like Fluxbox you might want to try OpenBox.
> >
> > Nah.  Stick with Fluxbox.
>
> Sorry, but why?  I went with OpenBox, because it seemed like it was under
> current development, and Fluxbox is stagnant, otherwise, I didn't see much
> difference.  But I do find it curious that so many on this thread are
> recommending Fluxbox, and almost no one OpenBox.  What would be the reaso=
n?

Fluxbox supports window tabbing.  Last I checked, OpenBox did not.  In
fact, amongst the 'box window managers, window tabbing is pretty much the
killer feature.

That, and it has a better license than OpenBox.

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