[xmonad] xmonad user survey!

Adam Vogt vogt.adam at gmail.com
Sun Dec 23 21:08:58 EST 2007

* On Saturday, December 22 2007, Don Stewart wrote:

>    * What things annoy you?
Windows starting on the wrong workspaces: manageHooks are pretty good, but 
sometimes you just don't have one written at the time.
Wouldn't it be nice if the program that you started with dmenu had some 
kind of wm_hint set to open on the same workspace as the dmenu was called 
from? Just throwing that one out.

Clicking on status bars cannot produce any actions. Sometimes you use a 

>    * What things do you like?
The configuration is pretty clear and simple. Any other syntax is either 
going to be more limited, or just as confusing at times.
>    * What things can be done better?
These are contrib modules, the core is solid, but too spartan :)

MozaicAlt: the aspect ratio switching sometimes requires lots of ratio 
change requests to make anything visible change. Each button press should 
make the layout change to the next possible one (saves lots of button 

WindowNavigation: how about having the navigation wrap? So left from the 
window in the upper left moves the focus to the upper right. I can see how 
that that might get confusing (with the highliting with 3 windows); so you 
need to have different border colours for each direction.

Just another idea for window navigation: enter a submode where the windows 
have letters or numbers drawn on them, and to focus just press that key. If 
you guys added composite, that'd be a pretty nifty way of finding all your 

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