>>>> "William" == William M Perry
William> Raymond Toy <toy(a)rtp.ericsson.se> writes:
>>>> "William" ==
William M Perry <wmperry(a)aventail.com> writes:
William> Why the hell does XEmacs still draw multiple 'windows' on
William> top of a single X or MS window? Wouldn't life be much
William> simpler if each emacs window was a real window in the
William> window system? Then you could use sane geometry
> I rather like that xemacs draws multiple 'windows' on a single X
> window. If every emacs window were a real window, I'd have to move
> the mouse or hack C-x o or something to get xemacs to move to the
> window I want.
William> That could be done easily in the XEmacs C code... you wouldn't notice
> Besides, doesn't C-x 5 2 do what you want?
William> Create a new frame? That's not what I meant. The
William> multiple X windows would still be 'inside' the XEmacs
William> frame, just the internals would not be such a pain in the
William> ass. But right now a XEmacs only has one X window that
William> it draws on - the modelines, scrollbars, etc, are just
William> drawn or placed within this window and raised on top of
William> the real window.
I get it. It sounds like the right thing to do to me, but I know
zilch about X programming.