[Xmonad] darcs patch: change keybinding for restart to Escape.

Avi Rozen avi.rozen at mobileye.com
Tue Jun 12 00:48:14 EDT 2007

David Roundy wrote:

> On Mon, Jun 11, 2007 at 03:55:50PM -0500, Spencer Janssen wrote:
>>> I don't know whether we want to change the default bindings here, but
>>> mod-Q I find highly annoying, in that it conflicts with one of my
>>> favorite emacs commands.  It seems like Escape should work as well
>>> here.
>> I think we'll stick with mod-q for now.  In general, it is very
>> difficult to find key combinations that don't offend emacs users ;).
>> Perhaps you want to use an alternate key for mod instead?
> I could do that, but I imagine it's a bit of a pain, since I use different
> keyboards (on different computers) with the same xmonad.  And it still
> doesn't really solve the problem, since I have alt keys located in
> different locations on different keyboards (I suppose I could remap that as
> well, but then I'd have to remember where it's been remapped).  I think
> I'll just stick with moving this to Escape.
> I'm sort of curious:  why is it that we use the number keys rather than the
> Fn keys to go to workspaces? It seems like those F1-F12 keys are pretty
> under-used, and I personally use the number keys pretty often (yes, an
> emacs user...).
Is there a way to specify a prefix key instead of just a set of modifiers?
This is how I can use emacs (alt-x etc.)/screen (ctrl-a)/ion3
(alt-k)/ratpoison in vncviewer (ctrl-t)
all together in the same session...


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