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

From: Stefan Tibus <>
Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 09:53:09 +0200

On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 09:44:08AM +0200, Steffen Liebergeld wrote:
> > Another thing is the default $MODKEY. Alt too often collide with
> > shortcuts used in applications. To resolve this, someone somewhere
> > propose, that all window managers should (by default) use shortcuts
> > with Mod4 (quite common in today's keyboards). This would be nice,
> > if wmii will support this idea.
> Garbage! I don't have/want/need a mod4 key. Instead, we could go the
> ratpoison or emacs ways by having a command prefix like C-t. But wmii
> has a bug that you cant have the same prefix for two actions. Whenever
> that has been cured, I'll implement a ratpoison-layout for me.
But that's your personal preference. Myself, I don't like those sequences.
A shortcut has to be short or otherwise I prefer a command line. Actually
you could fire up wmiimenu with C-t and have your keys=commands there...

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