Re: Some comments on Ion
Michael Bruce <bruce <at> jhereg.net>
2001-08-06 05:55:58 GMT
On Mon, Aug 06, 2001 at 04:06:27AM +0200, Björn Lindström wrote:
> I have used Ion since may and have never been as satisfied with a
> window manager before. There are a couple of things that annoy
> me, though, so I thought I should speak out about them.
Same here. I started using Ion a couple weeks ago, and it has
been great, with just a few issues.
> If one configures Ion to have frames around the, um, frames it
> gives them frames along the screen borders too. That is a waste
> of screen space and it makes the tabs at the top of the screen
> lack the neat infinite size button feature of clickable things at
> the borders of the screen. Talking about that, it would be neat
> if frames bordering the bottom of the screens have their tabs
> beneath them instead.
I definitely agree with the first idea. I was going to look at
the code and see how hard this would be to do myself, but I haven't
I'm not so sure about the second idea; it sounds like it could be
> It should be possible to resize the frames with the mouse not
> only on the tabs but also by dragging the vertical borders
> between frames.
My main request would be to have more of the wm functions available
from the mouse. Currently, I'm using gtk-menu from aewm to give
myself a menu of things to launch when I middle-click on the