[Xmonad] darcs patch: add modules to deal with Workspaces (select,
etc) by n...
droundy at darcs.net
Thu Oct 18 16:59:44 EDT 2007
On Thu, Oct 18, 2007 at 04:53:29PM -0400, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> On Oct 18, 2007, at 13:16 , David Roundy wrote:
> >On Thu, Oct 18, 2007 at 07:23:15PM +0300, Valery V. Vorotyntsev wrote:
> >>BTW, could someone tell me, why does
> >> , ((modMask .|. shiftMask, xK_a), renameWorkspace defaultXPConfig)
> >>work and
> >> , ((modMask, xK_A), renameWorkspace defaultXPConfig)
> >>(no shift, the capital `A') does not?
> >Not me... (and not because I'm being unfriendly, either)
> Because xmonad listens on untranslated key events, whereas xK_A is a
> translated key event (the translation absorbing the shift status).
> This is also why there are problems when numlock/capslock are
> engaged: translation normally removes those, but the window manager
> bindings operate at a lower level.
> Note that, while xmonad could be changed to operate on translated
> events, that could cause other problems: notably, for those of us
> who can't allocate e.g. a Windows key to xmonad, we would lose the
> ability to pass through modifier bindings that xmonad itself doesn't
Thanks for that clear explanation!
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Oregon State University
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