"Nowadays, there seems to be no limit to what students can do
for their schools. We read stories every day about collegiate
e-business incubators that are turning out sophomore
proto-millionaires in droves. At Ecole Pour l'Informatique et les
Techniques Avancées (EPITA) in France, some students are
putting together their own window manager."
"Julien Mulot is the project manager for EPIwm, the X window
manager he and fellow team members diablero and troll began putting
together in October of 1998. Two years later, version 0.5-5 is
stable and ready for use."
"EPIwm features a menu-driven interface with configurable
windows that can be iconified, shaded, maximized, minimized,
sliced, diced, and pureed. If you want to do it to a window, it can
certainly be done in this window manager."
"Mulot explained that EPIwm was their choice for a school
project during their second year at EPITA. EPIwm was put together
primarily from scratch, using C as the programming language. It was
not based on any other window manager, though Mulot said, 'we
looked to fvwm2 and Blackbox source code for some technical