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Re: Infrastructural complexity.

From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Infrastructural complexity.
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 10:34:26 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.94 (gnu/linux)

>> I think such window-configurations shouldn't save window identities.
> `current-window-configuration' combined with `set-window-configuration'
> does preserve window identities.

Of course, I know they currently do.  IIUC they don't in XEmacs any more.

>> In other words, I think that the issue of window-identity w.r.t
>> window-configurations is one where there's no way to win.  I think the
>> least breakage will happen when we give up on preserving those
>> identities.
> We currently do not have any problems with window identities.  So why
> introduce problems by trying to preserve a window's identity when
> tearing it off?

Here I agree with you: I do not care about preserving window-identities
during tear-off any more than during any other operation.


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