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Re: Window manager interaction

From: Philippe Roussel
Subject: Re: Window manager interaction
Date: Fri, 16 Oct 2009 21:44:28 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.17+20080114 (2008-01-14)

On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 09:30:07PM +0200, Philippe Roussel wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 16, 2009 at 08:16:24PM +0200, Wolfgang Lux wrote:
> > IMHO Richard's proposal is much too complicated. I'd suggest something
> > radically simpler: If an application does not have an appicon the hide
> > command should just minimize all application windows. As far as I
> > understand this also was the solution used by Apple in OpenStep 4.2 for
> > Windows. See, e.g., and search for
> > the term "hide" (with quotation marks) in that document. This can be
> > implemented trivially with the three-line patch below in  
> > NSApplication.m.
> I thought about that but what happens for document based application
> without a window ?

By the way, with your patch, the hide command leaves the application
menu visible.

My mom had Windows at work and it hurt her eyes real bad.

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