Re: [wmii] multitags

From: Hans Hohenfeld <>
Date: Wed, 5 Apr 2006 21:51:46 +0200

Hi all
Funny I was thinking about this a few minutes ago.
Untill now I never had a client with more than one tag, but I like
the idea, for example for my jabber clientm so that I would vote
for keeping it.


On Fri, Apr 07, 2006 at 08:22:56PM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> Hi there,
> I used the recent version for at least several weeks and noticed
> that I never need any client containing more than a single tag.
> But handling stuff like 1+2+foobar in .../<client>/tags file,
> means several overhead (for those who are familiar with the wmii
> source code, the Frame struct has been invented esp. for this
> reason). In other words, this overhead means several hundred
> lines of code.
> Thus I propose, to only allow a tag per client. This would
> result in something like a (it is really a superset if you think
> further about it) workspace-alike approach, though it is more
> simple than workspace handling, and we got already all
> mechanisms to run specific classes/instances of clients in
> specific tags. The overall concept won't change, except
> disallowing tagging a client with more than one tag, and the
> removal of * tag.
> I know that this is somewhat like the ws-approach, but I see no
> need for the special complexity...
> Any concerns removing that?
> Regards,
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