Re: [dwm] layout state per workspace?

From: Anydot <>
Date: Thu, 9 Aug 2007 12:40:05 +0200

On (09/08/07 12:17), Sander van Dijk wrote:
> On 8/9/07, Sylvain Bertrand <> wrote:
> > What do you think about this?
> Tags != workspaces.
> You can use them as such, but they aren't the same. In dwm, there's
> only _one_ workspace. (de-)selecting certain tags influences what
> windows are (not) displayed in that workspace. Since you can select
> multiple tags for viewing at the same time, having a layout "per
> workspace" would imply you'd have to keep a layout for every possible
> combination of tags a user can select. Have fun doing that when there
> are 9 tags (like in the default setup)...
> Of course, you're free to use whatever hack people come up with if it
> suits you, but I doubt it'll never go into mainstream dwm, simply
> because it collides with the tagging approach.
> Greetings, Sander.

Imho it doesn't collide with tagging approach, it only change their
(tags) behaviour. Even with that patch you can choose to view multiple
tags at once etc. It only transfer where the state of selected layout is
saved from "workspace" to "tag".

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