I *love* the architecture of BSPWM. It only does window management.
For keyboard shortcuts you use a different tool, sxhkd to define them separately and use the bsp cli to control the windows.
If you also want your keyboard to control media you're window manager isn't involved.
I don't super love the tree architecture, so I end up using monocle mode or just two splits.
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