Focus model

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Sun Jul 24 15:36:06 CEST 2005

On Sun, 2005-07-24 at 14:59 +0000, Harold Aling wrote:
> I don't want to point my mouse cursor at any window. And I don't want 
> other windows 'stealing' focus of my current/manually focussed
> window. 
> (click to focus)

What you miss here is that the WM doesn't necessarily "knows" that the
user clicks or type within an application window.

The WM relies on the application to update its NET_WM_USER_TIME every
time the user performs an action.

> The 'prevent_focus_stealing' option does not work, or merely at a few 
> percent of the programs out there, so we need an other option.

See previous point. Again, my implementation is probably not perfect and
patch are welcome, but no hack please.


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