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Re: moving window handling into lisp

From: Stephen J. Turnbull
Subject: Re: moving window handling into lisp
Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2009 10:47:21 +0900

martin rudalics writes:

 > It's easy to explain: When dragging a modeline, you probably want to
 > shrink/enlarge the bottom-most windows above the modeline and
 > enlarge/shrink the topmost windows below the modeline first.

Abstractly, I agree, but note that some UIs don't do that.  For
example, in spreadsheets typically dragging on a column divider
resizes only the column immediately to its left, and pushes or pulls
the columns to the right rigidly.  I think that behavior is pretty
plausible for multiwindow configurations in an editor, too, but
perhaps not as common as the "adjust adjoining windows" behavior you

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