[xmonad] xmonad user survey!

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Sun Dec 23 03:25:27 EST 2007

> I'm responding in line:
> > Hey all,
> >
> > xmonad's reaching a fairly stable place featurewise (and stability-wise
> > too).
> >
> > Now is perhaps a good time to ask people what we can do to improve
> > xmonad further.
> >
> >     * What things annoy you?
> OK, it really really annoys me that programs can do XGrabKeyboard and xmonad 
> does not work.  I have been in a multitude of situations in which firefox has 
> crashed or frozen after having grabbed the keyboard and this has left me up 
> the creak.  Sjansen claims there is nothing that can be done about this.  I 
> really don't care, I want it fixed. 

So as we discussed, clients may grab keyboard focus, and there's nothing
the wm can do about it. Client's that are buggy and abuse this will
steal keyboard focus in *any* window manager.

There are no proposed workarounds or alternatives, that I'm aware of.
Report problems with clients that take focus and lock up to the client

-- Don

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