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FS#921 - Ability to rename clients

Attached to Project: awesome
Opened by Rena Kunisaki (Rena) - Saturday, 20 August 2011, 07:00 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Core
Status Assigned
Assigned To Arvydas Sidorenko (Asido)
Operating System All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version git/master
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

It'd be cool if we could rename clients. Assigning to client.name doesn't seem to do anything (no errors, but name doesn't change). Is this possible?
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Comment by Arvydas Sidorenko (Asido) - Sunday, 21 August 2011, 22:03 GMT
I looked into this and implemented out of curiosity the ability to set client names through client.name. But the problem with it is that file managers and terminals change their status bar titles all the time, so it's kinda pointless. It works on other clients though.
I made it for v3.4.10 and haven't tested other versions.
As I said, it's kinda pointless thing in my eyes, but you can try it out by patching and compiling and trying yourself.

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