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Re: [RP] cleaning up cmd_clock

From: Ryan Yeske
Subject: Re: [RP] cleaning up cmd_clock
Date: 16 Apr 2001 11:29:10 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.0.102

Gergely Nagy <address@hidden> writes:

> Thus spoke shawn <address@hidden> on 2001-04-13 02:02:50:
> > >Shawn showed me a better one yesterday on IRC:
> > >bind ^a exec ratpoison --command "echo `date`"
> > 
> > I'm a bit worried about relying on the date command although its a
> > pretty standard util. It wouldn't be overly hard to be able to ifdef
> > each command out, so you could streamline your binary and reimplement
> > some commands in your ratpoisonrc...and get rid of commands you don't
> > need.
> > 
> Oh well, ratpoison still relies on xterm...
> To be honest, I like both ideas (#ifdefing and binding). However,
> bindig sounds a little bit better. That way one can easily redefine
> it if date does not work (*shiver*), while if it's ifdefed, one will
> have to edit the sources.

isnt having a clock in the wm unnecessary bloat anyway?


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