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Re: Emacs geometry

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Emacs geometry
Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 21:24:40 +0300

> From: "Drew Adams" <address@hidden>
> Date: Tue, 25 Jul 2006 06:41:16 -0700
>     Not one of the applications on Windows I know opens at (0,0).  They
>     either let the window manager do the placement or open with the
>     geometry they had in their last session.  That means opening at (0,0)
>     is rather weird an unnatural.
> I just checked several, and I guess you're right & I was wrong. In most
> cases I saw, they seemed to open where they were last closed, which means
> that wherever the user positioned them last is respected - that's certainly
> better than random or wherever the WM thinks is good.

We could add code to record the last position in the registry, but I'd
postpone that to after the release.

> Otherwise, if the default behavior is like IE's, that would be good, IMO:
> 0,0, if no previous session, else same as last position (last session);
> cascading right and alternately up and down.

No, 0,0 is a bad choice for those who have the task bar there, we
should not go back to it.

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