[xmonad] Decoration rewrite

Daniel Schoepe daniel at schoepe.org
Mon Feb 13 02:30:06 CET 2012

On Sun, 12 Feb 2012 20:18, wagnerdm at seas.upenn.edu wrote:
> Quoting Gwern Branwen <gwern0 at gmail.com>:
> > User-wise, I'm not concerned. There's only one config in my copy of
> > the config archive which even imports XMonad.Layout.Decoration, and
> > that config apparently isn't even current since it doesn't show up
> > when I download a fresh copy*; perfectly acceptable collateral damage.
> Given the amount of traffic on the list about decorations in the last  
> few days, I'd take this as evidence that your config archive is  
> woefully incomplete, not that decorations are unused by xmonad users.

There's another explanation: Almost no one uses Layout.Decoration
directly, but rather various other modules (most notably Tabbed, I
guess) that use Decoration internally but whose external interface would
not change if Decoration's interface changed.

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