Re: [wmii] snap: 20060411 -- /view/tag gone?

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 11 Apr 2006 15:30:36 +0200

On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 03:21:32PM +0200, Stefan Tibus wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 02:29:04PM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> > On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 02:14:56PM +0200, Stefan Tibus wrote:
> > > where and why is /view/tag gone? I was using it to get the tag
> > > of the current view in order to have it as first entry in my
> > > select tags menu...
> >
> > Because you can catch it in wmiirc when calling view <tag>
> creating another variable containing the same information
> which is already available inside wmiiwm. And I even have to
> reinvent the same thing in some scripting language (sh) instead
> of using the existent and faster C code. You wouldn't want to
> write the hole window manager in sh if you could, would you?
> And finally, I may always call "echo view bla | wmiir write /ctl"
> on the shell, which I cannot catch from within wmiirc!
> What's the use of hiding those variables? (Maybe there are even
> more useful ones than just the current tag.) Another few lines of
> code saved? Which on the other side I have to add to my wmiirc...

Well, I didn't saw real need in knowing the selected tag,
anyway, it is no problem, will be available in hg tip soon.


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