[xmonad] using xosd to indicate screen focus
sean.escriva at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 15:38:57 EST 2008
On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 11:02:59PM -0500, Brent Yorgey wrote:
> 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.
I agree, I could see using it as a more attractive alternative to
dynamicLogString. Of course that's subjective, but it would be fun to
play with regardless.
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