Tuomo Valkonen <tuomov <at> modeemi.cs.tut.fi>
2004-02-07 02:11:31 GMT
On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 08:37:07PM +0100, Xavier Maillard wrote:
> Hmm do you have any idea of what Ion's future could be ? How far are
> you from your perfect window manager vision ? :p
The next real step forward would be implementing the "vis" part of "vision",
a toolkit that would build user interfaces to the user's preferences from
a high-level semantic description of the program.
But that is too big a task for me to undertake, at the moment at least,
and really fighting against the windmills. (Just consider what happened
to HTML... people are too obsessed with pixel-precise alignment of
As for Ion, the old TODO list at
<http://www.mail-archive.com/ion <at> list.rt.fm/msg00452.html>
still has some unimplemented entries, most notably a new workspace module.
Another new feature that I've been thinking about is a "scratchpad" that
should help with popups (xmessage notifications, IM notifications, etc.).
Additionally, I'll quite likely revamp the binding configuration system
So, yes, there are plans for Ion3.