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bug#5721: Feature request: Function that returns absolute coordinates


From: YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu
Subject: bug#5721: Feature request: Function that returns absolute coordinates
Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2010 09:25:32 +0900
User-agent: Wanderlust/2.14.0 (Africa) SEMI/1.14.6 (Maruoka) FLIM/1.14.8 (Shijō) APEL/10.6 Emacs/22.3 (sparc-sun-solaris2.8) MULE/5.0 (SAKAKI)

>>>>> On Thu, 15 Jul 2010 12:32:54 +0200, Jan Djärv <address@hidden> said:

>>> Placing frames based on the position of another frame is the only
>>> operation I can think of that uses coordinates from one frame and
>>> applies it to another.
>> 
>> And you introduce yet another special function for that purpose?

> I don't know what you mean by "yet another".  I already purposed
> functions for frame placement by unscaled coords.  Why is that such
> a burdon, but introducing a whole series of parallel functions like
> pos-x-y et.al isn't?

Neither the frame placement function nor
window-(inside-)absolute-pixel-edges is necessary if we use the
absolute unscaled coordinate system and introduce a function parallel
to pos-x-y, which is anyway necessary for external programs' use.

                                     YAMAMOTO Mitsuharu
                                address@hidden





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