Re: [dwm] We need a different Xinerama implementation

From: Don Stewart <>
Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2008 10:43:47 -0800

> 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
> following:
> 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
> rules?

Not by default -- the cursor doesn't move. Some people use the Warp.hs
extension though,

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