[xmonad] Re: Patch: fix focus when user is moving the mouse
droundy at darcs.net
Thu Apr 10 11:18:51 EDT 2008
On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 04:55:35PM -0500, Spencer Janssen wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 09, 2008 at 03:45:51PM -0600, Justin Bogner wrote:
> > Why isn't this good? the focus staying under the mouse seems more sane
> > than it going to an arbitrary window (the last).
> The choice isn't arbitrary, focus always goes to the next window in stack
> order. The idea behind the current system is that the user can totally ignore
> the position of the mouse when managing windows -- and I'd rather avoid any
> change that breaks this property.
I agree with Spencer here. I'm still not convinced that our current
approach is better than maintaining a focus stack, but it's definitely
better for the behavior when you close a window to no be dependent on
where the mouse happens to be, and how you happen to have shifted focus to
the current window.
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Oregon State University
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