[xmonad] using xosd to indicate screen focus

Brent Yorgey byorgey at seas.upenn.edu
Wed Nov 12 23:02:59 EST 2008

On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 05:42:20PM -0800, Don Stewart wrote:
> I've been experimenting with using the xosd lib for visual clues as to
> which screen has focus on xinerma set ups (something that brings grief
> and confusion to new users!)
> An example,
>     http://galois.com/~dons/images/screen-xosd.png
> The idea would be for an xmc extension with hooks into xosd, so you
> could write text and other fun things this way, with the first
> application being a view hook.
> Thoughts? Seems worth pursuing?

Sounds pretty nifty to me.  I'd certainly use it.


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