Re: [wmii] Grid Layout Adjustments

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 12:23:11 +0100

On Wed, Nov 30, 2005 at 04:06:02PM -0500, Jared Buckner wrote:
> Developers, et. al:
> I downloaded and built wmii-2 recently and love it. However, I was frustrated
> with the grid layout. I have an odd display size (3200x1200) -- when this is
> gridded I get odd-ratio frames.
> So I recoded the get_base_geometry function to generate the number of
> rows/columns such that each frame is as close as possible to a pre-set `golden'
> aspect ratio. For my display, this is much more useful.
> My questions are:
> 1 - The ratio is currently a constant in the code, but it probably should be a
> value which can be set according to your file-system view of things. I'm
> not familiar enough with the virtual file system to know how to do that.
> 2 - I think others might be interested in the code change. How do I submit a
> patch for testing?
> I have really enjoyed the switch to wmii. I look forward to more customization
> hacks.

Just send me a patch that I can get an idea what you mean with
'golden' aspect ratio ;) Maybe it is for interest for the new
column layout as well.


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