[xmonad] Re: darcs patch: _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW moves windows if necessary

Justin Bogner mail at justinbogner.com
Wed Apr 2 12:25:58 EDT 2008

Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Hi,
> a small new patch...
> Joachim
> Wed Apr  2 16:38:11 CEST 2008  Joachim Breitner <mail-to47D2EaAWk1CdkroaAfqBvVK+yQ3ZXh at public.gmane.org>
>   * _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW moves windows if necessary
>   This makes EWMH behave a bit more like metacity: If _NET_ACTIVE_WINDOW is
>   received and the window is not on the current worspace, it is brought here 
>   (instead of the workspace switched to the other one). So for example, if you
>   click on the pidgin icon in the panel and the buddy list is already open some
>   where it is moved here.

I much prefer the old behaviour. Is it possible to make it configurable 
or something? Going to the window of interest makes more sense than it 
coming to you if it's already placed, since you already put it where you 
want it...
Justin Bogner

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