Re: [wmii] Focus bug

From: Anselm R. Garbe <>
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2007 10:01:27 +0100

On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 03:55:10AM -0500, Kris Maglione wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 09:17:07AM +0100, Denis Grelich wrote:
> >Situation: two windows, one with focus, one without. Press any button,
> >but don't release, over the focused window. Move the cursor over the
> >other window. The focus does not follow!
> I assume that you consider this a wmii bug? The focus doesn't follow
> because while the pointer is down, the X server doesn't generate any
> Enter of Leave events, so there's no way to know that the mouse has
> moved from one window to another. I suppose that this is an X "feature".

Indeed this is no bug, it is rather an X feature. Can't remember
how windows handles this, but I won't expect much different
behavior in different environments.


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