[TxMt] Funny behaviour with Desktop Manager?

Patrick Burleson pburleson at gmail.com
Fri Apr 1 23:37:17 UTC 2005

On Apr 1, 2005 6:34 PM, Allan Odgaard <allan at macromates.com> wrote:
> On Apr 2, 2005, at 1:28, Patrick Burleson wrote:
> > I could be wrong, but I have a feeling it's something about TM that's
> > stealing focus back.
> When you switch to an application, the system will notify the
> application that it will go to front, this is where TextMate check file
> dates, when the application returns from this method THEN will the
> system bring the window to front -- so if the user switched away before
> TextMate completed the checks, the described behavior will occur.
> You can fault TextMate for not performing this check in a thread or
> similar, but it doesn't deliberately steal focus! ;)

Thanks for the clarification Allan...I know you're busy, but maybe you
can put that on the bug list? I know it would drive me crazy to have
TM keep "stealing" the focus back. Luckily it hasn't affected me yet.


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