Re: [dev] [surf] patches: configurable file locations, bookmark writer, history writer

From: Ray Kohler <>
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2009 08:56:19 -0400

2009/9/9 Mikael Sch÷nenberg <>:
> On Wed, Sep 9, 2009 at 15:31, Ray Kohler<> wrote:
>> The difficulty with using xprop to read and write surf's URL is that
>> even though I have the XID when the session starts, there's a risk
>> that it changes. Links may open themselves in new windows, or the user
>> might choose to do it with webkit's context menu. It seems
>> uncomfortable to require the user of a bookmark managing system to do
>> some manual step to indicate which window their action applies to, so
>> I chose to let the window initiate the action, as in these patches,
>> which resolves the ambiguity.
> Presumably, it's the currently focused window when the user creates
> the bookmark. Or is that too naive?

Depending on how the user calls their bookmark management frontend, it
may itself steal the focus from the browser.
Received on Fri Sep 11 2009 - 12:56:19 UTC

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