[Xmonad] Re: XMonadContrib: Tabbed layout bugs
Geoffrey Alan Washburn
geoffw at cis.upenn.edu
Mon Jul 9 00:09:57 EDT 2007
Andrea Rossato wrote:
> This problem is not really XMonad specific, but relays in the
> interaction between Haskell and Xlib.
> X11-extras export fetchName, a wrapper for XFetchName. Unfortunately
> this function handles only iso-8859-1 text data, so it is not possible
> to retrieve the window's name if it contains multi byte characters.
> Have a look here for a clearer explanation:
> Solving it means digging into the XTextProperty with XGetWMName(),
> and so writing all the library support for it. I'm sorry but this is
> out of the reach of my knowledge.
> Maybe Spencer can have a look...
Okay, I suspected it might be more of an issue with the X11 bindings
than xmonad itself. I may look into this myself, after finishing my
dissertation, if someone else hasn't resolved the problem in the meantime.
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