[dev] Re: [dvtm] Default command mapping changes

From: Marc André Tanner <mat_AT_brain-dump.org>
Date: Wed, 15 Jul 2015 22:45:11 +0200

On Tue, Jul 14, 2015 at 02:45:20PM -0400, Ross Mohn wrote:
> In an effort to bring more attention to the dvtm project, I'm working on
> some additional documentation.

Thanks, that is appreciated.

> In the process, I've done a full review
> of all the default command keys and would like to propose the below
> changes to the defaults. These are probably appropiate for dwm as well,
> but since I no longer use that application, I'll leave that to someone
> else to propose.
> First, the killclient and quit commands are very desctructive and too
> easy to press by accident with sometimes disasterous results. Because of
> this, I propose that the key presses be doubled to the following, to be
> sure that they are intentional.
> killclient MOD+x+x
> quit MOD+q+q

I tend to agree.

> Next, I'd like to have the incnmaster and setmfact defaults changed.
> This also allows the easy mapping of two additional commands: one for
> putting all windows into the master window (incnmaster("99")), and the
> other for resetting nmaster back to 1 (incnmaster("1")). Using '>' and
> '<' for setmfact is also consistent with resizing the width of windows
> in Vim.

Since I'm also a heavy dwm user I would like to keep the key mappings
identical where it makes sense (as is the case for incnmaster).

However for those bindings which do not conflict, I'm willing to add
additional vim like mappings. From your proposal these would be:

> setmfact("+0.05") >
> setmfact("-0.05") <
> setlayout(fullscreen) o
> setlayout(tile) =

 Marc André Tanner >< http://www.brain-dump.org/ >< GPG key: CF7D56C0
Received on Wed Jul 15 2015 - 22:45:11 CEST

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