[xmonad] Re: darcs patch: _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW moves windows if
redbeard0531 at gmail.com
Wed Apr 2 15:10:39 EDT 2008
I'd like the option to use copy. I leave my IMs on 9 but would like to
have the window copied to my current workspace until i dismiss it.
However, this may be more appropriate as an urgency hook.
On 4/2/08, Joachim Breitner <mail at joachim-breitner.de> wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, den 02.04.2008, 10:25 -0600 schrieb Justin Bogner:
> > Joachim Breitner wrote:
> > > Wed Apr 2 16:38:11 CEST 2008 Joachim Breitner <mail-to47D2EaAWk1CdkroaAfqBvVK+yQ3ZXh at public.gmane.org>
> > > * _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW moves windows if necessary
> > > This makes EWMH behave a bit more like metacity: If _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW is
> > > received and the window is not on the current worspace, it is brought here
> > > (instead of the workspace switched to the other one). So for example, if you
> > > click on the pidgin icon in the panel and the buddy list is already open some
> > > where it is moved here.
> > I much prefer the old behaviour. Is it possible to make it configurable
> > or something? Going to the window of interest makes more sense than it
> > coming to you if it's already placed, since you already put it where you
> > want it...
> It might be made configurable, but not without considerable bloat. What
> is your actual use case, i.e., what window are you activating with what
> I know that the behavior is debateable (and it should be debated), but
> the old behavior was unintentional and the the default (until we have
> dicussed something better) should match the behavior of other window
> Do other xmonad users have an opinion on that?
> Joachim Breitner
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