Why do people use functions in their configs?

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  • qtile-examples

    Example configurations and scripts for Qtile

  • I'm not completely dumbstruck, for example I can see that in this config the dev uses functions and hooks (idk what hooks are, sounds like a way to add event-driven functionality) to automatically set the window type to floating if the window name is equal to x.

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  • dotfiles

    My dotfiles repo, here you can find all my window manager configs as well as documentation and a guide on how to make your own desktop environment. (by antoniosarosi)

  • On the other hand, I can't work out the benefit of functions in this config.

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