[Xmonad] more WS indicator stuff

Donald Bruce Stewart dons at cse.unsw.edu.au
Sun Jun 17 03:11:42 EDT 2007

> Hi.
> So, here's a script to perfectly - well almost - mimic dwm's statusbar tag
> indicator. 
> Almost perfect because i haven't found a simple way to switch xmonad
> workspaces with an external program.
> Actually we can do something dwm does not provide, namely have the
> workspaces color coded, i find this very useful as you dont have to read
> the tags anymore - just look at the color and you know where you are :).
> The current solution is perl pased, simply because i'm more comfortable
> with perl than with haskell, though this would make a rather cool
> contrib modules if anyone cares to haskellize it..

I have no problems with scripts for status bars in any language. We're
language agnostic here, for extensions anyway.

Looks like the script should just go in XMonadContrib/scripts?

> Obligatory shots:
> http://omploader.org/file/xmonad-colorws1.png
> http://omploader.org/file/xmonad-colorws2.png

Btw, great work!


-- Don

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