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Re: raise-frame doesn't work in Fedora Core 4

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: raise-frame doesn't work in Fedora Core 4
Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2006 00:21:30 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Chong Yidong <address@hidden> writes:

> Stefan Monnier <address@hidden> writes:
>> (and if the reason has to do with input-focus, I'll need more info
>> to understand what's the relationship with raise-frame).
> If you really want to know the answer, the logical thing is to ask
> at address@hidden (to post to that list you need to
> subscribe at address@hidden, or subscribe to the
> no-traffic list address@hidden).  If you want to summarize the
> situation and ask the folks there, that'd be great.
> (Though my money is on "misfeature needed for some odd reason"; I
> think we should just apply the patch if it demonstrably works,
> especially since it shouldn't have any harmful effects.)

Yup.  Emacs central is just not the place where we want window manager
bugs tested and reported.  It's better for our reputation and nerves
if we just pass the buck.  It is a lesson I keep getting as a project
manager.  You don't get points for insisting that another program
should follow its specs when nobody else does.

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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