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Re: [wmx] What to do ....

Owen Cameron - Tue Apr 27 18:22:02 1999

On Tue, Apr 27, 1999 at 05:57:21PM +0200, Stefan `Sec` Zehl wrote:

> You can teach screen to notify you in the bottom line even if you're
> running X. That's what i do. Not only because wmx makes the texts harder
> to read, but because my cursor is almost always on the bottom of the
> screen, so keeping the messages there seems more natural for me.

fair enough. I'm not in X too much to worry about it - tis just an
obsrevation from times I am in X (and use wmx =)

> > How about the option though to keep the title on the vertical, but have
> > the letters the right-way up?
> It would take a lot more space, and I'm not sure if it would get a lot
> more readable. After all, English is not like chinese :-)

more space taken might be a consideration, as for readability - it would
help ALOT. (to try this out, try turning your moniter anticlockwise 90
degrees and reading this email, compared to the following:



Anyways, I figure right-way-up text compared to sideways text could easily
be another compile-time option. (which I very much like with wmx -
especially since recompiling isn't a particularly lengthy affair... :)

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