[xmonad] darcs patch: Scratchpad terminal

Adam Vogt vogt.adam at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 23:36:27 EST 2008

* On Monday, February 25 2008, Braden Shepherdson wrote:

>New patches:
>[Scratchpad terminal
>Braden Shepherdson <Braden.Shepherdson at gmail.com>**20080225183633
> Key binding and ManageHook to pop up a small, floating terminal window for a few quick commands.
> Combined with a utility like detach[1], makes a great X application launcher.
> Requires my two new ManageHooks (doRectFloat, specifically).
> [1] http://detach.sourceforge.net

Are there any differences between detach and the disown shell builtin?  
(Other than maybe syntax prettiness... which you could get with a shell 

ie. is detach ... program
better or different than:

program & disown %1     ?

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