@enum thought their philosophy reflected some soft of minimalism which I always think is a good approach, but I would have never thought that rabbit hole would go down that deep.
@raichoo hm, i liked that minimalism in the very beginning, but the toxicity starts when they put "we got less lines of code" above anything else, declare other programs' useful features as bugs, and their own deficiencies as features (because it saved code lines!!1!)
Your terminal emulator supports a terminal type i don't use? Buug!
My terminal emulator can't even scroll? Feature!
My terminal emulator can't send DEL properly? The other software's fault!!
@raichoo eventually i started to think minimalism is not even what it's about; more a justification for an NIH syndrome, and to satisfy some narcism
@enum I've never dived into the culture of suckless so I wasn't exposed to that kind of toxicity. I just thought st for example seemed neat until it became increasingly painful to manage. slock was so simple that I just installed it as a binary package. That was pretty much about it.
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