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Re: Window configurations

From: martin rudalics
Subject: Re: Window configurations
Date: Fri, 14 May 2010 13:45:40 +0200
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> If is no necessary to save windows. You'd just use the same configuration
> to show the same buffers, i.e. throw them at "display-buffer" which calls
> into your window manager which will create windows in the same place as
> before
> by definition, because to do this is the whole point of it:   To make sure
> that same (class of) content is presented to the user in the same trusty
> topological position always.

`display-buffer' is completely untrustworthy in this regard.  The
trustworthy primitives to do what you mean are `split-window' and

>  > The question is what the _standard_ semantics are when a window
> ceases to
>  > be topmost and we have to move it somewhere else on the stack.
> The standard semantics for "ceasing to be topmost" on a stack are
> "pushed down"
> and "popped off".

Precisely that's why a stack is probably not sufficient for our purpose.


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