Today I was talking to some members of my team about pomodoro, ping-pong pairing and ping-pong pomodoro (which is where the driver would switch after a given time limit). One suggestion was to automate the driver switching, like an automatic chess clock. I thought that was an interesting idea so I did a quick experiment with
I was able to use the command
tmux switch-client -c $CLIENTID -r, where
$CLIENTID would be the
tmux client name, to toggle
tmux clients in and out of read only mode. I did a quick spike to see if I could toggle it so that only one person could drive at a time while the other could only watch. It seems to be possible, so that might be something I actually flush out into a fully functional plugin.
Here is a demo of what my proof-of-concept looked like: