[xmonad] darcs patch: Add a way to update the modifier in
byorgey at seas.upenn.edu
Mon Mar 29 19:41:39 EDT 2010
On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 11:17:08AM -0400, Gwern Branwen wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 12:00 PM, Adam Vogt <vogt.adam at gmail.com> wrote:
> > * On Friday, March 26 2010, Gwern Branwen wrote:
> >>On Sat, Aug 22, 2009 at 5:55 PM, Daniel Schoepe
> >><daniel.schoepe at googlemail.com> wrote:
> >>> Sat Aug 22 23:39:58 CEST 2009 Daniel Schoepe <daniel.schoepe at gmail.com>
> >>> * Add a way to update the modifier in X.L.LayoutModifier
> >>> This patch adds the possibility to update the state of a layout modifier when
> >>> modifying the underlying layout before it is run(i.e. using modifyLayout).
> >>> The modified state is also passed to the subsequent call of redoLayout, whose
> >>> return takes precedence if both functions return modified states of the layout
> >>> modifier.
> >>Anyone have feedback on this? Another patch that's been hanging around
> >>for far too long.
> > At the time it didn't seem sensible to extend the already sizable class
> > without having any code that actually needed the new method.
> Would there be any specific downside to this, though? If X.L.Drawer
> could use this, and there's no downside, there would seem to be a
> benefit to applying.
I vote for applying it, given that something could make use of it.
The LayoutModifier class is so complicated already that one more
method won't hurt anything.
Maybe we should advertise for a student to do a GSoC project cleaning
up LayoutModifier and everything that uses it. ;)
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