[xmonad] xmonad user survey!

David Roundy droundy at darcs.net
Mon Dec 24 08:28:18 EST 2007

On Sun, Dec 23, 2007 at 02:26:08PM -0800, David Benbennick wrote:
> On 12/22/07, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> >     * What things are missing?
> >     * What things do you     miss from ion/wmii/dwm/compiz
> I used to use WindowMaker.  When I switch workspaces, WindowMaker
> shows the new workspace name for a second in the middle of the screen,
> then fades it out.
> In XMonad, I often get lost, and don't know what workspace I'm in
> (since I use Ctrl+Alt+Left/Right to switch more than Alt-1/2/3).  I'd
> love to have XMonad briefly flash the workspace name when switching
> workspaces.

This would make a nice little contrib extension, and should actually be
relatively easy as a layout modifier, except that it'd necessarily involve
creating a little window (which is always tedious).
David Roundy
Department of Physics
Oregon State University

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