Re: [wmii] Recent changes

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2008 12:09:20 -0400

On Mon, Oct 20, 2008 at 12:05:42PM -0400, Bart Trojanowski wrote:
>Thanks for your explanation. I had not thought about the window being
>in two tags, but displayed once. I am guessing this is a X limitation.
>Maybe someday when wmii does offscreen rendering that will be easy to
>fix. :)

Not really. We'd be able to render them twice, but we'd have to
either restrict them to the size of the smallest intersection of
all of their frames or distort them for each frame.

>The one problem I have with using regex tags -- and this could only be
>problem this early in multihead support -- is that for each tag I have
>to fix the layout on the secondary display otherwise the windows don't
>appear in the same place in all views. Subsequently if something
>changes, I might have to resize windows on all tags to make the view

Yeah, that's what I meant my making the logic more powerful.
I've also been considering making the index file writable so you
can do things like cloning a view by copying one index file to

Kris Maglione
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