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sideways split support for Irssi #697
This commit adds support for sideways splits into Irssi. To that regard,
the "R" commands:
the "D" commands:
I am posting this here so it can be potentially discussed. The code is based on work done by LemonBoy in #431
I won't have much time so I'm looking for other people who can help out
That said it seems to be working fine, but there are some general trade-offs implemented in this current approach which may need to be decided upon
If you need some help debugging I have a commit in https://github.com/ailin-nemui/irssi/tree/rsplit-debug-code that will print the window sizes to stderr. With that patch applied, you can do
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May 1, 2017
one thing that has come up in discussions is the increase in bandwidth which is caused by sideways splits.
For sideways splits we have a problem:
This has been for years the most needed feature in irssi, especially to have a nicklist/chanlist bar on the side. Thanks for implementing it! I wouldn't care too much about the increased bandwidth: in a constrained environment one could chose not to use splits. Or you could enable the feature only in terminals that support DECSLRM.