Re: panel focus

On Wed, 2002-03-06 at 05:00, Calum Benson wrote:
> Seth Nickell wrote:
> > Cases where the focus should stay on the window that was active when the
> > panel operation was started:
> Again, it's probably worth studying how Windoze/MacOS handles the
> mouse/keyboard interaction on their panels in a bit more detail... but I
> left my laptop at home today so I can't check right now.
> I would have a rather uneasy feeling about a functional design that
> relied on so many special cases, though, it ususally points at a
> fundamentally broken model somewhere higher up, and falls down later
> when somebody needs to extend it in a way that wasn't anticipated.  I
> get the feeling we're just missing something obvious here that will
> probably come to one of us in a flash of inspiration sometime soon  :)

I'm not sure I see how its particularly special cased. "Don't take focus
from the window unless keynav is used or the widget on the panel needs
focus to operate". Even if there is a better design long term, I wish
our interim panel didn't have this rather annoying problem.


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