[xmonad] a floating gimp... what does 'floating' really mean?

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Sun Jan 27 14:31:36 EST 2008

> Hi,
> i' just pushed some patches to my repository here:
> http://gorgias.mine.nu/repos/xmonad-contrib/
> among the one that adds a simple floating layout, based on the new
> stuff I've been coding lately. See the gimp in action:
> http://gorgias.mine.nu/xmonadShots/gimpFloatingAroung.png
> there's no mouse interface so far, but you can move and resize windows
> with the keyboard (which actually fulfills my needs...;).
> To test it, just try my default configuration (you need xmobar I
> think):
> import XMonad
> import XMonad.Config.Arossato (arossatoConfig)
> main = xmonad =<< arossatoConfig
> I'd like to add the fact that the real part of the SimpleFloat layout
> is made up of 15 lines of code. Many of them could be removed by a
> real coder...;)
> Hope you'll enjoy.

Very exciting! Keep pushing on this :)

How much have you had to change the core?

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