[Vm-dev] saving window top/left in the image, and what does it mean?

tim Rowledge tim at rowledge.org
Tue Jan 23 22:39:58 UTC 2007

On 23-Jan-07, at 2:26 PM, John M McIntosh wrote:

> For reasons lost in time, although one of the readers might now,  
> the vm stores the window width/height in the image file, but not  
> the top/left.

And a totally pointless thing that is too. There simply isn't any  
need to do it - especially with the Ffenstri code allowing easy  
access to setting the position/size/etc of the window(s). All this  
can be in the image startup code instead of buried pointlessly in the  
file header. We could query the screen size(s), decide sensibly where  
to locate the window, whether it can match the saved size or not, all  
that in the image with easily modified policy.

I don't think we had secondary screen stuff specified as yet for  
Ffenestri but it is probably a trivial addition.

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