Re: [wmii] wmii-4 idea - column capacity for a tag

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Mon, 8 May 2006 12:55:46 +0200

On Mon, May 08, 2006 at 10:12:34AM +0200, Stefan Tibus wrote:
> On Sun, May 07, 2006 at 10:45:18AM -0400, Doug Bell wrote:
> > This got me thinking that you could do something similar for the number
> > of columns in a tag. A tag-capacity setting of 1 would behave like
> > wmii-3, placing new clients as a new row in the current column. A
> > setting of 2 would place a new client in a new column if there was only
> > a single existing column. And 3 or more would, of course, create new
> > columns for clients until the set number of columns are reached.
> Hmm...not my thing. And I have to say this makes things as less dynamic
> as the manual creation of empty columns which has been voted against in
> the past. There is no good algorithm to generally tell whether to create
> a new column for a new client or not. I may like to use this behaviour
> in one view but not in another, so I'd have to set this flag for my
> often-used views upon start-up of wmii and then I think we're somewhere
> in the area of predefining layouts which AFAIK is not wanted...

That I agree on.

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