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Re: Drag and drop patch for X, please review.

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Drag and drop patch for X, please review.
Date: 21 Jan 2004 16:14:26 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

>> Dropping a file name on the menu bar currently opens the file in a new
>> window.  I think that is useful (i.e. I use it all the time :-)

>     It might be useful, but I'd find it confusing.

> Here's a bizarre idea.  If you bring up a menu and drop a file on a
> menu item, the chosen command operates on that file name as argument.

Yes, that would make sense, but it seems difficult to do: when the menu
item is displayed, the mouse is typically grabbed by Emacs, and similarly
when drag&dropping, the mouse is grabbed the other application, so there's
a problem.


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