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Re: [RP] Patch for frames et al...

From: Doug Kearns
Subject: Re: [RP] Patch for frames et al...
Date: Wed Nov 7 23:10:03 2001
User-agent: Mutt/1.3.23i

On Sun, Nov 04, 2001 at 07:08:20PM -0600, Mike Meyer wrote:
> Doug Kearns <address@hidden> types:
> > On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 08:22:38AM -0600, Mike Meyer wrote:
> > > There's also a "place" command, that takes two arguments. The first is
> > > what would be used by select to choose a window, the second is what
> > > would be used by selectframe to choose a frame. The selected window is
> > > opened in the selected frame. If it was open in another frame, the
> > > "next" window will be opened in that frame if possible. If there is no
> > > "next" window, the frame will be blanked.
> > I was initially surprised that the 'place' command changes the current
> > frame to that specified as the the second argument.
> > 
> > What is the rationale for this behaviour ?
> It was duplicating my actions in doing that kind of thing.
> What behavior did you expect - and why?

Well, I would have thought that your current frame remained unchanged
and next window became the current window.

That just seems more natural to me. You're really performing two
operations with the current implementation - a 'place' and then a
'focus*'. I think these should be separate operations.


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