[xmonad] Stump like behavior...

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Wed Aug 25 07:07:22 EDT 2010

On Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 11:48, Sean Charles <sean at objitsu.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Being a long time LISP/Stump user I migrated to xmonad about eight months
> ago and I am totally hooked, just bought 'Real World Haskell' and determined
> to 'get into it' ASAP!! Awesome.
> I've read around the list but I can't see what I am after, prepared to write
> it myself if I have too... in stump you can create a new application in the
> same frame as the current one and then rotate between them; a circular queue
> of windows with the topmost one being the active one.
> Can xmonad do this out of the box or with some nifty configuration applied
> to xmonad.hs ?
> When I have a main window with firefox running and three smaller ones
> stacked beloe with pork, mutt and a shell open, I would like to be able to
> use the same space for emacs and swap between firefox and emacs as I work.
> It's not a problem really but I wondered if it would be easy to achieve the
> same stump-like operation?

It sounds like TwoPane is a special case of what you describe.

If you find a perfect match, or implement one yourself, then I have
one or two uses for it myself :-)


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