13:33 March 14, 2013

fluxbox menus and the power of pipes: the short short version

So I have a thing as detailed in http://k0s.org/blog/20120810005157 that makes a fluxbox menu from http://k0s.org/programs.html . Pretty friggin useful.

However, what I would like to do is transforms (probably not with XSLT, but who friggin knows since who knows when I'll have time to cobble my poor feetless children) for classes of shit.

For instance, there are programs that run in an xterm (or other terminal).

Then there are programs that just display a message.

Yep. Short short. Something left to reader, something