[Xmonad] [HUMOR] xmonad useless without programming skills ?

Kai Grossjohann kai at emptydomain.de
Fri Sep 14 07:14:47 EDT 2007

On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 10:56:34AM +0000, Xavier Maillard wrote:

> Each time I try to update xmonad (from darcs), my Config.hs is broken. This is,
> for me, the major drawback of xmonad. I do not understand any a line of Haskell
> and thus I am lost after each upgrade.

I don't know any Haskell either, but Config.hs seems easy enough to
maintain.  Perhaps that is because I haven't made drastic changes
compared to the standard config?

One idea is to always use the standard Config.hs, then apply changes as
necessary.  I don't do that, but if I get problems, then I might.  This
requires you to know how you want your xmonad to be different from the
standard one, so that you can apply all your changes to a fresh


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