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Re: managing windows in two frames

From: martin rudalics
Subject: Re: managing windows in two frames
Date: Sat, 07 Sep 2013 11:37:52 +0200

>> No.  But consider the case where a user wants to have one and the same
>> frame share just *Help* and *info* output and that frame is the car of
>> filtered-frame-list.
> So other windows would then be added to it sometimes, which is not what
> the user wants.
> A general solution to that sort of problem would require a
> user-specified filter for picking a frame; it could check if the frame
> has *Help* and return nil.

Usually, this is done by making the *Help* frame dedicated.  But
dedicated windows are not very popular.

>> Your approach is two-frames-centric - people might
>> use three frames or more.
> Yes, more frames requires more a intelligent filter, or a more
> interactive choice of frame (ie prompting with a list).
> But you said my current code is "overly restrictive"; here you are
> proposing adding (user-specified) restrictions, not relaxing them.

I meant it's restrictive by paying attention only to the first frame of
what `filtered-frame-list' returns.


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