Re: [wmii] Re: click-to-focus

From: Kris Maglione <>
Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 17:18:43 -0500

On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 10:25:45AM -0600, elijah rutschman wrote:
>I can see the virtue in click-to-focus; some users move their mouse
>cursor away from the window they want to use, similar to ratpoison's
>"banish". So, if a user is accustomed to "banishing" their cursor out
>of sight, they might also prefer to tell the window manager
>specifically what window they want to have focus by clicking on it,
>regardless of cursor position afterwards.

You can write a 'banish' command that warps the mouse to the
bottom-left of the screen without activating any other windows
(see the swarp repo on (I think that my personal
wmii repo has a similar app, too)).

Kris Maglione
Debugging is twice as hard as writing the code in the first place.
Therefore, if you write the code as cleverly as possible, you are, by
definition, not smart enough to debug it.
	--Brian W. Kernighan
Received on Mon Jan 26 2009 - 22:18:43 UTC

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