[xmonad] Re: HCAR November 2010

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Sun Oct 24 13:26:10 EDT 2010

On Sun, Oct 17, 2010 at 10:35 AM, Gwern Branwen <gwern0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 9:14 PM, Gwern Branwen <gwern0 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 10:24 AM, Janis Voigtlaender <hcar at haskell.org> wrote:
>>> Dear Gwern,
>>> I am currently planning the upcoming November 2010
>>> edition of the Haskell Communities and Activities Report (HCAR).
>>> For a previous edition of HCAR, you have kindly provided material
>>> on the following topics:
>>>   * mueval
>>>   * xmonad
>>> I would very much like to receive an update from you on these topics
>>> for inclusion in the new edition. Your contribution is important
>>> to keep the report interesting and up-to-date, which in turn
>>> serves the entire Haskell community.
>>> The articles from the previous report are attached to this mail.
>>> If you update them, please use the attachments as a basis.
>>> Completely new entries/topics are also welcome!
>> ...
>>> ----------------------------------------------------------
>>> Please submit your entries before Monday, 1 November 2010.
>>> ----------------------------------------------------------
>>> Thank you very much for your support. I look forward to
>>> hearing from you.
>>> Ciao,
>>>  Janis.
>> I looked through the main Xmonad repo; I saw no major changes (some
>> very small tweaks and doc changes) since May. In XMC's repo, I only
>> saw rearrangements, tweaks, some revamps by me of XMonad.Util.Run not
>> really worth mentioning, and 2 new modules added. Hence, the sum total
>> of my 'update' is:
>> hunk ./man/HCAR.tex 49
>>  \item XMonad.Actions.DynamicWorkspaceOrder
>>  \item XMonad.Actions.WorkspaceNames
>>  \item XMonad.Actions.DynamicWorkspaceGroups
>> +\item XMonad.Hooks.Minimize - a hook to handle minimize/restore
>> window manager hints
>> +\item XMonad.Actions.GroupNavigation - allows cycling through; can
>> also keeps track of the
>> +  history of focused windows and allows returning to the most recently focused
>> The patch is attached.
>> Unless anyone knows of missing changes worth mentioning, I suggest
>> this be applied and then I can ping Janis to grab the new HCAR.tex
>> from http://code.haskell.org/xmonad/man/HCAR.tex
> Ping.

Has anyone had any thoughts during the past week about what to add to
our HCAR report? If not, then perhaps someone with the core commitbit
could push it. It's a straightforward documentation change.


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