[xmonad] Downloading the config archive

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 24 10:10:06 EST 2009

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On Sat, Jan 24, 2009 at 7:01 AM, Wirt Wolff  wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 23, 2009 at 9:50 PM, Gwern Branwen  wrote:
>> ....
>> a repo on haskell.org or keep sending around tarballs, I decided to
>> write a script using the mediawiki Haskell binding which would look up
>> http://haskell.org/haskellwiki/Xmonad/Config_archive and download all
>> the xmonad.hs files for one to peruse at leisure. (This had the
>> advantage of keeping configs centralized at that one page.)
>> Unfortunately it turns out haskell.org doesn't support the MediaWiki
>> API. Oops. So I wrote it using Tagsoup:
>> ....
>> I hope this will be useful for people interested at looking at large
>> numbers of xmonad.hs files.
> Nice! Thanks, gwern. Handy to have shell accessible configs so easily. As I
> started discovering neat things perusing the files I found myself wondering
> which files they belonged to, but also felt messing with fancier file naming
> wouldn't be worth it. Anyhow, did tweak your program a little to include the
> url
> as a comment at the first line of the file. Figured others might want it so
> hs file
> is attached.

Cool. I've added a section on it to here:

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