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Re: Frame title problem

From: Stephen Berman
Subject: Re: Frame title problem
Date: Sat, 06 Nov 2010 23:06:58 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.0.50 (gnu/linux)

On Sat, 06 Nov 2010 21:14:56 +0100 Jan Djärv <address@hidden> wrote:

> They probably just use hostname, but Emacs goes through the motions
> (i.e. gethostbyname) to get the fqdn and that ends up in system-name.

I reported this to the KDE bugtracker
(https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=256258) and got this response:

> --- Comment #1 from Martin Gräßlin <kde martin-graesslin com>  2010-11-06 
> 22:53:24 ---
> This looks like an emacs bug to me. Please see the standard for it: 
> http://tronche.com/gui/x/icccm/sec-4.html#s-
>> The client should set the WM_CLIENT_MACHINE property (of one of the
>> TEXT types) to a string that forms the name of the machine running
>> the client as seen from the machine running the server.
> I assume for the server it will just be escher and not the fqdn. It is
> rather unusual to identify the local machine with a fqdn.
> Anyway it's not a bug in kwin, but a regression in emacs. If they
> change something like that, they should revert and not tell window
> managers to adjust their code.

Steve Berman

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