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gnu: awesome: Shorten the description.

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non such Aug. 20, 2016, 9:02 p.m. UTC
awesome has 11 or 12 lines description where the same problem applies
dwm had.  Please do not try to explain the concepts of twm etc in the
description, this can be done by visiting (home-page) or other sources.

Thanks.

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non such Aug. 20, 2016, 9:09 p.m. UTC | #1
ng0 <ng0@we.make.ritual.n0.is> writes:

> awesome has 11 or 12 lines description where the same problem applies
> dwm had.  Please do not try to explain the concepts of twm etc in the
> description, this can be done by visiting (home-page) or other sources.
>
> Thanks.
>
> From 26b9e2e6e4d61928d9067540f7785a2aa595ef33 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: ng0 <ng0@we.make.ritual.n0.is>
> Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2016 20:56:46 +0000
> Subject: [PATCH] gnu: awesome: Shorten the description.
>
> * gnu/packages/wm.scm (awesome)[description]: Shorten.
> ---
>  gnu/packages/wm.scm | 14 +++-----------
>  1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)
>
> diff --git a/gnu/packages/wm.scm b/gnu/packages/wm.scm
> index 2cc9f44..6275e6f 100644
> --- a/gnu/packages/wm.scm
> +++ b/gnu/packages/wm.scm
> @@ -9,6 +9,7 @@
>  ;;; Copyright © 2016 Al McElrath <hello@yrns.org>
>  ;;; Copyright © 2016 Carlo Zancanaro <carlo@zancanaro.id.au>
>  ;;; Copyright © 2016 Ludovic Courtès <ludo@gnu.org>
> +;;; Copyright © 2016 ng0 <ng0@we.make.ritual.n0.is>
>  ;;;
>  ;;; This file is part of GNU Guix.
>  ;;;
> @@ -452,16 +453,7 @@ experience.")
>                        (zero? (system* "../build/awesome" "-v")))))))
>      (synopsis "Highly configurable window manager")
>      (description
> -     "awesome is a window manager for X.  It manages windows in different
> -layouts, like floating or tiled.  Any layout can be applied dynamically,
> -optimizing the environment for the application in use and the task currently
> -being performed.
> -
> -In a tiled layout, windows are managed in a master and stacking area.  In a
> -floating layout windows can be resized and moved freely.  Dialog windows are
> -always managed as floating, regardless of the layout currently applied.
> -
> -Windows are grouped by tags in awesome.  Each window can be tagged with one or
> -more tags.  Selecting certain tags displays all windows with these tags.")
> +     "Awesome has been designed as a framework window manager.  It is fast, small,
> +dynamic and extensible using the Lua programming language.")

We could add a short description of the modes like in dwm:

bla is a ... for X.  It manages windows in tiled, floating, etc etc
layout. etc.

>      (license license:gpl2+)
>      (home-page "https://awesome.naquadah.org/")))
> -- 
> 2.9.3
Alex Kost Aug. 31, 2016, 7:07 a.m. UTC | #2
ng0 (2016-08-21 00:02 +0300) wrote:

> awesome has 11 or 12 lines description where the same problem applies
> dwm had.  Please do not try to explain the concepts of twm etc in the
> description, this can be done by visiting (home-page) or other sources.
>
> From 26b9e2e6e4d61928d9067540f7785a2aa595ef33 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: ng0 <ng0@we.make.ritual.n0.is>
> Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2016 20:56:46 +0000
> Subject: [PATCH] gnu: awesome: Shorten the description.

I agree, so if the others don't object, I'm going to commit it.
Alex Kost Sept. 4, 2016, 7:32 a.m. UTC | #3
ng0 (2016-08-21 00:02 +0300) wrote:

> awesome has 11 or 12 lines description where the same problem applies
> dwm had.  Please do not try to explain the concepts of twm etc in the
> description, this can be done by visiting (home-page) or other sources.
>
> From 26b9e2e6e4d61928d9067540f7785a2aa595ef33 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: ng0 <ng0@we.make.ritual.n0.is>
> Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2016 20:56:46 +0000
> Subject: [PATCH] gnu: awesome: Shorten the description.

Applied as c4dd0de.
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From 26b9e2e6e4d61928d9067540f7785a2aa595ef33 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: ng0 <ng0@we.make.ritual.n0.is>
Date: Sat, 20 Aug 2016 20:56:46 +0000
Subject: [PATCH] gnu: awesome: Shorten the description.

* gnu/packages/wm.scm (awesome)[description]: Shorten.
---
 gnu/packages/wm.scm | 14 +++-----------
 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+), 11 deletions(-)

diff --git a/gnu/packages/wm.scm b/gnu/packages/wm.scm
index 2cc9f44..6275e6f 100644
--- a/gnu/packages/wm.scm
+++ b/gnu/packages/wm.scm
@@ -9,6 +9,7 @@ 
 ;;; Copyright © 2016 Al McElrath <hello@yrns.org>
 ;;; Copyright © 2016 Carlo Zancanaro <carlo@zancanaro.id.au>
 ;;; Copyright © 2016 Ludovic Courtès <ludo@gnu.org>
+;;; Copyright © 2016 ng0 <ng0@we.make.ritual.n0.is>
 ;;;
 ;;; This file is part of GNU Guix.
 ;;;
@@ -452,16 +453,7 @@  experience.")
                       (zero? (system* "../build/awesome" "-v")))))))
     (synopsis "Highly configurable window manager")
     (description
-     "awesome is a window manager for X.  It manages windows in different
-layouts, like floating or tiled.  Any layout can be applied dynamically,
-optimizing the environment for the application in use and the task currently
-being performed.
-
-In a tiled layout, windows are managed in a master and stacking area.  In a
-floating layout windows can be resized and moved freely.  Dialog windows are
-always managed as floating, regardless of the layout currently applied.
-
-Windows are grouped by tags in awesome.  Each window can be tagged with one or
-more tags.  Selecting certain tags displays all windows with these tags.")
+     "Awesome has been designed as a framework window manager.  It is fast, small,
+dynamic and extensible using the Lua programming language.")
     (license license:gpl2+)
     (home-page "https://awesome.naquadah.org/")))
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2.9.3