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bug#14765: 24.3.50; desktop-restore-frames on NS does not work


From: Jan Djärv
Subject: bug#14765: 24.3.50; desktop-restore-frames on NS does not work
Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2013 20:16:48 +0200

Fixed in trunk.

        Jan D.

2 jul 2013 kl. 20:09 skrev Jan Djärv <address@hidden>:

> Hello.
> 
> 2 jul 2013 kl. 19:38 skrev Juanma Barranquero <address@hidden>:
> 
>> On Tue, Jul 2, 2013 at 7:34 PM, Jan Djärv <address@hidden> wrote:
>> 
>> Windows does not have display names either, so w32 functions that must
>> use or return a display name use "w32". I suggest you do the same and
>> use "ns" everywhere.
> 
> But then a NS user must know that make-frame-on-display must have "ns" as 
> argument.
> This is not documented anywhere (nor is the "w32" thing).
> I'd rather just accept anything.
> 
>> 
>>> The display-format-alist makes no sense.  It is not like we can
>>> start a W32 or NS frame on an X-verson of Emacs or have any
>>> combination except X on X, W32 on W32 and NS on NS.
>> 
>> There are X Server implementations for Windows. It could be
>> conceivable to have a Windows Emacs that could open "normal" (w32)
>> frames and X ones. It's just that nobody has implemented it.
> 
> There are X server implementations for OSX also, but mixing X and NS (or X 
> and W32) in the same binary is not easy, and AFAIK, nobody has done it for 
> any application.  Not to mention that Emacs itself is very hard to convert to 
> a "multi-GUI" application.  Having a display check for some theoretical 
> future implementation which nobody has asked for and nobody is even 
> considering, is just silly IMHO.
> 
>> 
>> Can we close this bug, then, or there's something more to do?
> 
> I'll close it when I check in a fix.
> 
>       Jan D.
> 






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