[Xmonad] darcs patch: fix typo. (and 1 more)
Donald Bruce Stewart
dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Sun Apr 15 21:35:39 EDT 2007
> On Mon, Apr 16, 2007 at 09:08:42AM +1000, Donald Bruce Stewart wrote:
> > droundy:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Here's a feature I've added (on my quest to make xmonad non-minimal...) to
> > > my version of xmonad. It's pretty crude, but I think some sort of
> > > "rotating" is in order. This way if I have only three workspaces with
> > > anything in them, I don't have to remember their numbers, and don't have to
> > > search through all nine options.
> > >
> > > David
> > >
> > > Sat Apr 14 22:56:16 PDT 2007 David Roundy <droundy at darcs.net>
> > > * fix typo.
> > >
> > > Sat Apr 14 23:30:34 PDT 2007 David Roundy <droundy at darcs.net>
> > > * add code to rotate through non-empty workspaces.
> > > I don't expect that this will actually be accepted, as my code's pretty
> > > ugly, but it's a feature I want, and might inspire some ideas.
> > Ok. Yes, this is interesting.
> > Is it possible to have all this code in your own Config.hs? Being able
> > to write rotView et al in Config.hs will give us an indication of how
> > easy it is to just let people hack their own Config.hs (and other
> > 3rd party modules), for extensions, without needing to patch the core.
> Yes, of course. Anything that doesn't modify XMonad or Main can be done in
> Config, since Operations and StackSet both have no export lists. I assumed
> that export lists were intended to be added, and that's why I put code that
> seemed "Operations-level" in Operations and "StackSet-level" in StackSet.
> > Basically I see Operations.hs as a default set of wm operations, but I
> > can imagine people writing their own modules for other functionality,
> > which people can import into their Config.hs.
> I see. That's fine. I do think there should be an export list for
> StackSet, though, so you can change the internal structure in the future.
Yes, that's a good idea. We can just fix the API now, if we're going to
treat the core xmonad as a library.
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