Fwd: Warp-Pointer on newly opened windows

On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 7:22 PM, GSR - FR <famrom infernal-iceberg com> wrote:


> I keep on hearing about "focus stealing prevention" in other window
> managers, any idea how that works? Well, the principle behind it,
> because too many times what I hear is that it does not work (no idea
> if the principle is wrong, or the code is buggy... that is what I am
> getting every time I search, instead of something explaining it in
> general terms, "so you can implement it in your wm").

IIRC, when an application opens a window (for example a dialog) it
should be put behind the current active window if the active window
has received focus before the new window appeared, but don't quote me
on this as I can't find the relevant Metacity bug report/discussion...


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