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Re: session management with desktop and window configuration


From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: session management with desktop and window configuration
Date: Fri, 1 Jan 2010 02:27:38 +0100

On Thu, Dec 31, 2009 at 6:32 PM, martin rudalics <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Nice. I have seen revive but have not looked into it. There is also
>> winsav.el in nXhtml that can save and restore frames and windows.
>> (Martin, I am a bit surprised that you do not know about it. Didn't I
>> tell about this before?)
>
> I think winsave.el should do better than revive.el because it works on
> the window-tree.  But winsave.el is still based on splitting and
> resizing which IMHO are liable to fail (otherwise there wouldn't be any
> need for the `condition-case' in `bw-adjust-window').  And I dislike the
> idea of calling `adjust-window-trailing-edge' repeatedly (every call of
> this function means to allocate an entire window configuration).


Strange things happens during resizing. But as you know I wanted to
rewrite it. Sorry for not coming back to you about this. nXhtml did
take much longer time than I expected. (And there is still fundamental
problems. Some low level changes in Emacs are definitively needed IMO.
But it is a hard decision.)




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