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

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: raise-frame doesn't work in Fedora Core 4
Date: Thu, 02 Nov 2006 11:48:28 -0500
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (gnu/linux)

>>> (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.)

Maybe not "harmful", but it does change the semantics since it fiddles
with focus.

> 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.

Agreed.  I'm not opposing the patch, I just want to make sure that we pass
along the fact that there's a bug, and the patch should include a comment to
the effect that it's a workaround for a bug in window-manager <foo>, version


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