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Re: mouse-autoselect-window

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: mouse-autoselect-window
Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2007 21:20:01 +0300

> Date: Fri, 07 Sep 2007 10:58:37 +0200
> From: martin rudalics <address@hidden>
> CC: Jeremy Maitin-Shepard <address@hidden>,  address@hidden, 
>  address@hidden
> > That is exactly true, and that's exactly why it is useless to set
> > focus-follows-mouse on MS-Windows: the w32 support code that handles
> > frame switches already uses the Windows API that you mentioned.
> IIUC it wouldn't harm to explicitly move the mouse-pointer there
> if focus-follows-mouse is non-nil and the window gets selected
> in a programmed way.  Or does the API move the mouse pointer too
> when switching frames?

No, the API doesn't do that.  Nor am I convinced it should: after all,
there are reasons to raise a frame other than start typing there, and
Emacs has no way of knowing what the user wants.

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