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Re: Modernize frame-title-format: "%b - GNU Emacs"

From: Michael Albinus
Subject: Re: Modernize frame-title-format: "%b - GNU Emacs"
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2020 20:51:23 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/28.0.50 (gnu/linux)

Drew Adams <drew.adams@oracle.com> writes:

> The question is: Which specific info is most
> important to show in the frame title, for most users,
> most of the time?
> In general, I think that the info in the `mode-line'
> is also good for the frame title.
> Not that we would necessarily show all such info,
> or show it in the same way (e.g. same left-to-right
> order).  But such info is generally important and
> serves to identify what the frame is about (the
> current state of its content).

The modeline is for the buffer it belongs to. The frame title shall show
more general information. This could be the host name the current buffer
is remote on, but not more.

And it might change, if you're switching between buffers. There isn't
such a thing like "the" remote host Emacs is connected to via Tramp.

Best regards, Michael.

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