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Re: mouse-autoselect-window

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: mouse-autoselect-window
Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2007 20:02:16 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/23.0.50 (gnu/linux)

> Changing the value of a variable can have an effect. Apparently, the only
> effect of _setting this variable to non-nil_ is that that makes the mouse
> follow the frame. (Is there another user-noticeable effect?)

Another user-noticeable effect is to make mouse-autoselect-window apply only
to windows within the selected frame.  ;-)

> And what might the code do with that information? What is the
> user-observable change in behavior due to a change in value of the variable?
> That information is important to understanding what this variable is for.

Agreed.  It doesn't have to be explicit, but should list some ideas of how
it may affect Emacs's behavior.  The most important one is to change the way
Emacs tries to change the selected frame.


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