Re: [wmii] summary of some #wmii talk on 2006-03-02

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 3 Mar 2006 17:45:05 +0100

On Fri, Mar 03, 2006 at 10:59:44AM -0500, John Nowak wrote:
> I suppose I'm arguing for a reductionist approach to wmii. For
> example, why do we have three key commands, one for stacks, one for
> normal, and one for maximized, when we could just have one key
> command that toggles between the three? At the very most, you'll only
> have to press it twice to get to the mode you're looking for.

I don't like toggling at all, I prefer doing things directly.

> Similarly, multiple workspaces add unnecessary complication and
> mental overhead (you have to remember where everything is or go
> hunting every time). I'm not sure what the better solution is right
> now, but I'm sure we can find one. I also think feedback could be
> better about what mode you are in at a given time. Am I in maximized
> mode, or is there just one window in this column? We have a lot of
> space on the bottom of the screen that goes unused. I think it would
> be nice to put it to work offering feedback about what is happening.

Once we have the column bar it will be easy to see.


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