[xmonad] automatically generating template xmonad.hs if it
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Sat Jan 5 06:05:18 EST 2008
Am Freitag, den 04.01.2008, 22:24 +0000 schrieb Thomas Adam:
> Hello --
> On 04/01/2008, gwern0 at gmail.com <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.
> I'd argue yes, seeing as the Windows key is not a ubiquitous key on
> all keyboards. Leaving it as Alt, whilst potentially annoying for
> some users, is tough, IMO. :)
We could be more bold, without overriding existing key combinations, and
remap the CapsLock key (which most people don’t use) to a modifier key
and use that per default. It’s what I’m doing :-)
* Does not conflict with other Ctrl or Alt bindings.
* Quite a handy spot on the keyboard.
* Most people don’t use the CapsLock.
* Some already remap that key
(but they are power users that most likely modify their xmonad config
* Some might actually want to USE THE CAPSLOCK KEY :-)
* It might be a bit less intuitive than the Alt key.
Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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