[xmonad] automatically generating template xmonad.hs if it doesn't exist

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Fri Jan 4 18:55:16 EST 2008

> On Jan 4, 2008 5:18 PM,  <gwern0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > # Does it *have* to be mod1Mask? It makes more sense to steal Alt than Ctrl, I'll grant, but stealing the useless Windows is even better since even fewer apps use that; I notice that there are at least 4 or 5 configs on the wiki which change mod1Mask to mod4Mask.
> As pointed out, it really does.  Most users will be disappointed when
> they find that they are unable to exit a new window manager without
> either killing it externally or killing X windows itself.
> I would, however, suggest considering a reduction in the number of
> default key bindings.  But then again, key bindings do seem to be the
> one feature of any application that very few users can agree on.

We have to also remember that the core system is supposed to be usable
(i.e. it should be pretty much what Spencer and I use daily). This is 
currently the case for me, at least.

Of course, I'm also happy to garbage collect stuff that hasn't turned
out to be useful, and move things in that are needed.

-- Don

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