Re: [wmii] Automatic destruction of views

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 21 Apr 2006 15:42:02 +0200

On Fri, Apr 21, 2006 at 03:37:50PM +0200, Anselm R. Garbe wrote:
> I think that we can drop auto-destroying views and doing the
> destroy when the 'view' command is invoked instead. I noticed,
> that I often view a different tag after a view has been
> auto-destroyed, thus I safe an additional interaction only
> randomly (sometimes I really end in the view I wanted to end
> after auto-destroy). Removing auto-destroy has the advantage
> that we get more predictability, but in the general case I guess
> that we don't need more interactions. On the other hand having
> empty views might be misleading, because users could use views
> like workspaces, which is not intented by the tagging mechanism.

It is out of question, that empty views will be destroyed if
they aren't focused. At least that is definately a big
difference to the classic workspace paradigm.


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