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Re: Popup-menu signals quit when Aborted

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Popup-menu signals quit when Aborted
Date: Sat, 01 Feb 2020 18:48:28 +0200

> From: JD Smith <address@hidden>
> Date: Sat, 1 Feb 2020 11:41:40 -0500
>  I'm glad you find it so, because I can't figure out the underlying logic
>  of this oddity.  Can you explain why you think it's sensible?
> It seems sensible to me that if a mouse-event generates a popup menu, and it 
> is “gotten rid of” by the user by
> clicking off the menu, that this should NOT signal a quit and ring the bell 
> as if some kind of error has
> occurred.  This is what `x-popup-menu` appears to implement, but its 
> higher-level interface `popup-menu`
> inhibits this sensible feature by “normalizing” positions.  
> I encountered this using minions mode.  Its popup menu for minor modes is 
> very useful, but sometimes you
> just want to take a quick look at what modes are set, and not alter anything. 
> But clicking off the menu to get rid
> of it signals ‘quit and rings the bell.  Reading the note above in 
> `x-popup-menu` I considered passing a mouse
> event would be a reliable fix.  But since `popup-menu` strips event 
> information, the only remaining possibility is
> to trap the quit:

Any reason why you didn't use x-popup-menu?

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