Re: [wmii] Re: wmiibar2 ready

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 10 Feb 2006 10:33:38 +0100

On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 11:19:21PM +0100, Sander van Dijk wrote:
> On 2/9/06, Anselm R. Garbe <> wrote:
> > On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 07:11:49PM +0100, Sander van Dijk wrote:
> > > Exactly what input data? the characters the user entered or the list
> > > it was fed on startup?
> >
> > No, just the chars the user entered, the list should be known by
> > the controller script if it needs the list again.
> In this scheme, who is reposible for executing the selected/entered menu item?
> wmiimenu or it's controller script? If it's up to wmiimenu (like it is

The controller script executing wmiimenu.

> now), each item will need both a name (which is displayed in the menu)
> and an action (which can be different than the name, like with the
> rmpage action). If it's up to the controller script, items need just a
> name to display in the menu, than after selecting an item and sending
> it to stdout the controller script can decide what to do with it. I
> guess that's probably the best way, this way wmiimenu becomes more of
> a general selection program, not just for things that can be executed


> by a shell; one could use it to make the user pick a number between 0
> and 9 for instance by starting it with a list of numbers (0-9).


> Sorry if I'm getting this wrong, but does this mean that the color and
> font env vars are gone again?

No, only wmiimenu needs to see the env vars.


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