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Re: mouse-autoselect-window

From: martin rudalics
Subject: Re: mouse-autoselect-window
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2007 19:23:01 +0200
User-agent: Mozilla Thunderbird 1.0 (Windows/20041206)

> 1. I'm not 100% sure I understand you. I guess you mean that if, for
> example, some code does `select-frame-set-input-focus', then the mouse
> pointer will be moved to the newly selected frame. Is that right?
> That's certainly true. But if that is the only intended effect of
> `focus-follows-mouse', then I'd say that this option should be named
> `mouse-follows-focus', not the reverse. IOW, what you describe (and what I
> see) is that _if_ the focus is changed to another frame _then_ the mouse is
> warped to that frame.

It's needed to avoid that a window-manager with focus-follows-mouse
policy inadvertently reselects the old frame when you move the mouse the
first time after `select-frame-set-input-focus'.

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