Re: [dwm] Thinking about tags

From: Jeroen Schot <>
Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2007 13:01:22 +0200

On Wed, Aug 15, 2007 at 07:51:43AM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> Hi,
> besides ongoing bugfixes I plan to remeove regexp-capable Rules.
> I don't see any reason why we need regexps to match for window
> class/instance/titles, strstr() should be fine.
> Any complains?

I never used the regexp capabilities myself.

> Another thing I'd like to be saner is how Keys are defined.
> Actually I pretty much dislike how the const char *arg in
> view/toggleview/toggletag/tag functions is used atm.
> I stumbled on this annoyance when Damjan recently posted his
> config.h on this list, because he uses tags like "www", "trunk"
> etc. So calling view("9") to view the "trunk" trunk tag seems
> odd. I think it will be better to use the tag name here instead
> for consistency reasons.

My tags are also labeled "net", "www", ... and I've had no problem with
this, because there is a clear ordening in the tags. Also, name-checking
seems far more inefficient to me.


Jeroen Schot (mail & jabber)
Received on Wed Aug 15 2007 - 13:01:23 UTC

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