[xmonad] Patch: changes in Prompt and new module

Carsten Mattner carstenmattner at gmail.com
Sat Aug 11 19:11:24 CEST 2012

On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 5:36 PM, Carlos López Camey <c.lopez at kmels.net> wrote:
> 2012/8/2 Carsten Mattner <carstenmattner at gmail.com>:
>> On Thu, 02 Aug 2012 18:45:19 +0200, Carlos López Camey <c.lopez at kmels.net>
>> wrote:
>>> I meant XMonad.Actions.Launcher in the patch. Thoughts, suggestions and
>>> nerd-rage are very welcome.
>> Hi Carlos,
>> can you explain this in more detail?
>> What would I do differently?
>> Thanks,
>> Carsten
> Hello Carsten,
> The module is a prompt, like Prompt.Shell, where you can change
> between more prompts ("modes"). Currently there are 4 modes:
>  - search hoogle (requires local install). It opens a haddock
> documentation on a browser.
>  - search files with locate. It opens a file with a desired program,
> depending on its extension.
>  - search files with locate --regexp. Like the one above, but
> autocompletion takes regex.
>  - calculator (requires `calc` installed), only autocompletes
> arithmetic expressions.
> If you would like to try it, you can check the usage notes in the
> haddock documentation, which I'm attaching

Thanks I know about those but still don't know what that has to
do with the Launcher prompt. Slightly confused.

> By the way I think I fixed the bug with alwaysHighlight. I will send
> it now to the list, I hope everything works for you now.

Thansk I will test it once hackage is online.

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