Author: Moritz Wilhelmy <email@example.com>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 23:52:30 +0100
Add aterm to broken_programs since people reported problems
1 file changed, 11 insertions(+), 4 deletions(-)
diff --git a/suckless.org/misc/broken_programs.md b/suckless.org/misc/broken_programs.md
@@ -6,8 +6,8 @@ programs to fix them. Here are some of the main causes of this brokenness:
* The program assumes a specific window management model, i.e.
assumes you are using a WIMP-window manager like those
- found in KDE or Gnome. This assumption breaks the [ICCCM
+ found in KDE or Gnome. This assumption breaks the
+ [ICCCM conventions][icccm].
* The application uses a fixed size - this limitation does not fit
into the world of tiling window managers very well, and can also be
seen as breaking the ICCCM conventions, because a fixed sized window
@@ -30,17 +30,24 @@ floating mode.
The following programs are broken (see [cool
programs](/common/cool_programs.html) for saner alternatives):
-* XMMS (assumes fixed size, doesn't set transient_for hint properly)
+* XMMS (assumes fixed size, doesn't set transient\_for hint properly)
-* [Firefox](http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox) (doesn't set the TRANSIENT_FOR hint correctly on its download dialog)
+* [Firefox](http://www.mozilla.org/products/firefox) (doesn't set the TRANSIENT\_FOR hint correctly on its download dialog)
* [GIMP](http://www.gimp.org/) (GIMP expects a float environment to be useable)
* mplayer with GUI (assumes special window management model. It works without the GUI)
* xine (same as xmms)
+* aterm (doesn't like being resized by the WM), See [aterm-ml-post]
+ Alternatives: (u)xterm, urxvt, [st][st], [uuterm][uuterm]
The [list of harmful software](http://harmful.cat-v.org/software/) at [cat-v.org](http://cat-v.org).