Re: [wmii] Re: mouse and tagging

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2006 11:07:05 +0200

On Fri, May 05, 2006 at 10:45:53AM +0200, Sander van Dijk wrote:
> On 5/5/06, Anselm R. Garbe <> wrote:
> >Well, after this whole discussion I can live with following
> >compromise:
> This discussion isn't over yet :-)
> >- keeping a horizontal swap for the price to remove the
> > shortcuts of vertical swap at least
> >- improving mouse-base move
> This should indeed be done, regardless of what happers to swapping.
> >Conceptually I'd also keep the up/down swapping in swap
> >internally, although it might be bound to move-shortcuts,
> >because it is nothing else than a swap from keyboard POV.
> Right. On the other hand, it can be seen as a move too (since keyboard
> up/down moving can only be done one client up/down at a time, it is
> effectively the same as swapping, but from the mouse point of view,
> moving up/down is different from swapping).
> >I believe that people will ask for removal of swap in a few
> >months, because they will drop using it like me or Sander,
> >after a while of settlement with column layout.
> Yes, and that's why I think swapping should be dumped before wmii-3.
> The usage of swapping is in my eyes a result of misusage of the
> column(modes) approach. We already dropped bardrag-moving and
> border-resizing because that points people in the right
> usage-direction, I think we should do the same with swapping.
> This is not suppusod to be a "like the others"-wm, but a "done the
> right way"-wm.

Hehe, I agree on that ;) Though I'll decide after I finished
'taggi' today...


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