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Re: Emacs 23 Mac port

From: Jan Djärv
Subject: Re: Emacs 23 Mac port
Date: Mon, 8 Aug 2011 11:48:11 +0200

8 aug 2011 kl. 02:08 skrev Alp Aker <address@hidden>:

> Jan Djärv <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Osx 10.7 style fullscreen is easy to do, but we are in feature freeze. The
>> fullscreen patch that has floated around has not been made suitable for
>> inclusion in Emacs.  I guess fullscren in Mitsuharus port isn't easy to
>> include because of different api:s.
> The easy way to do fullscreen uses Cocoa methods that are only available for
> 10.6 or later (I'm assuming you're referring to the use of the "setStyleMask"
> method for NSWindow).  It seems a little premature to give up on support for
> 10.4 and 10.5, not to mention giving up on GNUstep.  So if a fullscreen mode
> were to implemented in GNU Emacs, it it probably worth it for the time being
> to use a strategy like that "typester" patch that's been floating around, as
> that doesn't have any version dependencies.

Well, I would expect fullscreen on 10.7 to work as other apps on 10.7.
If someone can take the time to fix other versions, that is fine.

> I've actually been working on this and was hoping to get it included as a
> bug fix rather than a new feature.  Should I assume it's too late to get it
> in 24.1?

I think so. Last I checked the author of the patch that floats around does not 
have papers.  So don't base your work on that.

    Jan D. 

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