[Xmonad] XMonadContrib: Tabbed layout bugs
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Thu Jul 5 16:22:08 EDT 2007
On Thu, Jul 05, 2007 at 02:52:56PM -0400, Geoffrey Alan Washburn wrote:
> Hi, I have been noticing a few bugs with the contributed Tabbed layout
Since David is getting married I'll try to have a look.
> (1) Sometimes the tabs will be drawn on top of floating windows. I think
> this only happens when a floating window is opened in a location that
> overlaps with a tab, but I haven't found a systematic way of testing this.
I need a way to verify. I'll try to make some tests.
> (2) The text in tabs does not properly handle Unicode. I am assuming my
> applications, for example Firefox, are using UTF8 in their title strings. In
> such cases the tab is simply blank. This occurs regardless of whether
> TabbedLayout is configured with a font that contains the offending glyph or
> not. The expected behavior when the font does not have the glyph would be
> to use a blank or box like many other applications do.
Haskell and C, plus Unicode is a big mess for me (especially the C
side), but I'm interested in the problem and I will have a look and
try to find a solution.
> (3) This is more of an enhancement, but it would be very useful to be able
> to specify XFT fonts in addition to "classical" X11 fonts for tabs.
sorry but this is very far from being something I have an idea about.
I have a feeling, though, and it says "No way!"
All the best,
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