Re: [wmii] Discussion of terms

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Wed, 22 Mar 2006 13:05:35 +0100

On Wed, Mar 22, 2006 at 11:30:58AM +0100, wrote:
> > while thinking about how to explain the tagging mechanism, I had the
> > idea to better use the term "view" instead of "workspace".
> > In my opinion it is easy to imagine a view as being a pure virtual and
> > dynamic thing. I think the term "workspace" is strongly connected to
> > the static workspace of old-style window managers.
> In my unqualified oppinion "view" might give the impression to
> see the same thing differently. I'm not a native speaker
> though.

Yes, and that is not the case.

> Enlightenment uses the term "page" which I believe is better.
> It's like a stack of paper, where I can put a different page
> on top or add one to the stack. That's simple. What do you
> think?

On the other hand 'page' does not fit well if you see the same
clients in different pages. That is why I still favorize 'ws'.


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