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Kim F. Storm
19 Aug 2004 11:50:09 +0200
Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50
Luc Teirlinck <address@hidden> writes:
> Kim Storm wrote:
> I don't recall any discussion about the need for that change, but
> I guess there was a reason....
> To make the function do what both its docstring and the documentation
> in the Elisp manual claim it does:
> -- Function: window-list &optional frame minibuf window
> This function returns a list of the windows on FRAME, starting
> with WINDOW. If FRAME is `nil' or omitted, the selected frame is
> used instead; if WINDOW is `nil' or omitted, the selected window
> is used instead.
> So I do not believe that there _has_ been a change in documented
> behavior. The documentation was changed quite a while ago, for
> "compatibility with XEmacs". (Revision 1.322 to window.c on Nov 19,
> 2000, by Gerd.) I guess the change must have been discussed back
> then. The new behavior was never correctly implemented, until
> Richard's change.
Thank you for clarifying that.
> As I already pointed out, unless I am misunderstanding, one can get
> the behavior Karl wants, from Elisp, using:
> (window-list frame minibuf (frame-first-window frame))
Would it be an idea to mention that in the manual?
Kim F. Storm <address@hidden> http://www.cua.dk
Re: window-list, Luc Teirlinck, 2004/08/18
Re: window-list, Richard Stallman, 2004/08/18