[xmonad] Revisiting XMonad.Prompt

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 15 21:30:53 CET 2011

On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 3:22 PM, Nathaniel Filardo <nwfilardo at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have wanted, for a long while, to revisit XMonad.Prompt and make it
> use the main event hook, rather than its own sneaky manipulation down
> in IO land.  I've started working on it as I consider the current
> behavior a bit of a wart, but it will mean the loss of
> mkXPromptWithReturn and the making-asynchronous of mkXPrompt.  (i.e.
> The String -> X () argument will be invoked after the function has
> returned.)  In looking through XMonadContrib, it looks like most users
> of XMonad.Prompt would be OK with this; xmonad-extras'
> XMonad.Prompt.Eval and XMonad.Prompt.MPD would need to be rewritten
> (which I can do, I think) and so I wonder if other users would notice
> the shift?  If there's not overwhelming objection, I'll get a patch
> out soon for people to review.

Looking through the config archive, I don't see any users of that
function. So as long as you don't break anything in XMC you don't fix,
there probably wouldn't be any problems.

Aside from that, I conclude that XMonad 1.0 must be released.


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