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[h-e-w] Re: Patch to fix frame positioning with negative top/leftvalues
[h-e-w] Re: Patch to fix frame positioning with negative top/leftvalues on Windows
Sat, 09 Jul 2005 21:17:01 -0400
Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.0.50 (windows-nt)
Jason Rumney wrote:
> "Drew Adams" <address@hidden> writes:
>> > Windows, when you evaluate this Elisp code:
>> > (make-frame '((top . -1) (left . -1)))
>> > the new frame will not be positioned with its bottom-right
>> corner in the
>> > bottom-right of the display.
>> I don't understand your reply, sorry. Are you saying that Francis's bug fix
>> will break "..." or that the reported bug (symptom quoted above) will break
>> "..."? Are you saying we shouldn't try to fix this bug because that might
>> break something else?
> I didn't understand the bug fix. I thought it was changing the way the
> frame was positioned when negative arguments are given, however it
> seems that misfeature already exists, and this fix was only a subtle
> change to that misfeature. So this bug fix is not the problem, it is
> the misfeature of treating negative coordinates specially.
Are you proposing that the meaning of a negative 'top or 'left frame
parameter should be changed? If so, how?
My patch merely attempts to make negative 'top and 'left frame
parameters behave sanely in the case where a single monitor is used
(which is the vast majority of the use cases).
franl <at> world . std . com