Re: [dev] A general approach to master-slave layouts

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 10 Nov 2011 21:21:55 +0100

Hi Connor,

On 6 November 2011 20:28, Connor Lane Smith <> wrote:
> I've been thinking about this patch for a while, and I've knocked
> together a patch which takes an alternative approach, which seems to
> result in a simpler diff.
> In my patch each layout has three arrangement functions, one for the
> master, one the slave, and one a 'meta-layout' which defines how the
> master and slave "booths" are laid out. So dwm's tile() is achieved
> with an htile() meta-layout and vtile() master and slave.
> The patch is +12 lines over dwm tip.

I thought about this a while and I have to say I'm in favor to have a
bold decision to apply it to hg tip in order to test this in a broader
environment. This could lead to reducing the "Wildwuchs" of the other
layout patches on the wiki.

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