Re: [dev] wmii can save settings on close, can't it ?

From: Julien Steinhauser <>
Date: Sat, 14 Nov 2009 14:20:14 +0100

On Sat, Nov 14, 2009 at 04:34:35AM -0500, Kris Maglione wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 13, 2009 at 11:42:17PM +0100, Julien Steinhauser wrote:
>>> and when it DOES have to be restarted, you lose MONTHS of
>>> configuration.. no thanks.
>>> I'm also planning on using it for a USBkey environment, so the re-start
>>> is a given.
>>> djp
>> It shouldn't be so hard to have a script which remembers on exiting
>> what were the urls in your browser(s), what files you were actually editing,
>> what other files you were working on with which app and also on which view
>> all that was and output it to a file which could be read on start up by an
>> another script to set up all right, would it?
> Erm, was that supposed to sound ironic?

I'm affraid not, but you surely noticed the question mark which shows
I wasn't totally sure of what I wrote as I don't use wmii
neither session management, but I thought the wmiir interface
and xprop WM_NAME(STRING) property could be exploited for such a script.

Sorry if it sounds too naive.

> --
> Kris Maglione
> First, solve the problem. Then, write the code.
> --John Johnson
Received on Sat Nov 14 2009 - 13:20:14 UTC

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