Re: [wmii] multitags

From: Marcell Mars <>
Date: Sat, 8 Apr 2006 16:53:47 +0200

++ for keeping multitags. i found it very exciting + think we will
have more ppl getting into multitags by time... or my proposal is to
keep it for few months after wmii-3 will be stable and then ask ppl if
they like it...

On 4/7/06, 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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