Re: [wmii] new (consistent) keybindings in the hg repo

From: Sander van Dijk <>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 14:36:30 +0200

On 4/11/06, Stefan Tibus <> wrote:
> Hello all,
> I like the fact the keybindings have been restructured, but of
> course some of them will always interfere.
> The bindings used to start programs certainly differ by taste,
> e.g. whether its "t" as "terminal" or "x" as "xterm". Actually
> I use "rxvt" and "<Return>". Maybe this is could become a default
> not interfering with anything else.

Sounds acceptible; the main reason I moved it away from $MODKEY-t was
to free that up for view selection via wmiimenu, the reason it ended
up on x is because xterm starts with an x, but I see no problem in
changing it to $MODKEY-Return instead.

> Also I don't like the use of letters as directions. I like the
> cursor keys much more, that's they're there for. So I'd suggest
> to define variables $WESTKEY etc. and use them consistently.
> They may be kept as h,l,j,k by default, but this makes changing
> to cursor keys a lot easier. (One could in principle use variables
> for everything, but I don't vote for this, just in this case I
> believe this makes sense, since they're used 3 times.)

That sounds good to me, this was actually the case in wmii-1, but they
were removed somewhere along the ride. I agree that sticking
everything in variables sucks, but in this case it seems beneficial.

Gr. Sander.
Received on Tue Apr 11 2006 - 14:36:33 UTC

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