Re: [dwm] We need a different Xinerama implementation

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 12:10:15 +0100

On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 01:42:26PM -0600, Kurt H Maier wrote:
> What is the reason tags can't have flags? :)
> Think of it as tagging the tags themselves. Assigning the "screen 1"
> flag to a tag is just like assigning a "net" tag to a client. The
> difference would be that flags would be mutually exclusive; assigning
> a flag to a specific tag would first clear any other flags.

Well I read through all responds and my favorit looks as the

I agree on Kurts approach. Having only 1 tagset (say 1,..,9) for
all screens, but have per-screen layouts and separate bars on
each screen (to avoid complexity). Now one can select certain
tags on any screen, but this selection will be mutiual exclusive
to other screens. Which might have the result that a certain
screen might not have any tags selected, hence only displaying
the wallpaper and its specific bar.

This concept allows to keep navigation and tagging as simple as
it is atm.

A question regarding xmonad, do you warp the mouse to a specific
screen if a specific client is focussed by keyboard or tagging

Kind regards,

 Anselm R. Garbe >< >< GPG key: 0D73F361
Received on Fri Feb 15 2008 - 12:10:16 UTC

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