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From: Bernt Hansen <bernt@norang.ca>
To: George Kettleborough <g.kettleborough@uea.ac.uk>
Cc: "emacs-orgmode@gnu.org" <emacs-orgmode@gnu.org>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Option for clock and timer to be displayed in frame-title
Date: Tue, 06 Mar 2012 12:35:46 -0500	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <87pqcpljil.fsf@norang.ca> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <87vcmpdrka.fsf@norang.ca> (Bernt Hansen's message of "Wed, 29 Feb 2012 20:43:17 -0500")

Bernt Hansen <bernt@norang.ca> writes:

> George Kettleborough <g.kettleborough@uea.ac.uk> writes:
>
>> On Tue, Feb 28 2012, Bernt Hansen wrote:
>>> This patch needs a changelog entry in the commit text and a long
>>> description would also be appreciated.  The long description allows us
>>> to see the purpose of the patch and how to use it without the necessity
>>> to read and parse any of the code changes.
>>
>> Ok, I've done a changelog entry.  I hope this is what is expected.
>> (Also fixed a minor bug in original patch and added better documentation
>> to the new custom variable).
>>
>> The patch adds options to both org-clock and org-timer regarding how the
>> current clock/timer is displayed.  Currently they are both displayed in
>> the mode line.  This is not ideal since if you split your window
>> horizontally then the mode line becomes quite short so often the clock
>> is truncated and the timer might not even be visible.
>>
>> The new options control whether the clock/timer is displayed in the mode
>> line and/or frame title.  The frame title is usually wasted space for
>> people running a graphical version of emacs so it is quite useful there
>> I think.
>
> Thanks!  I use frames on Windows at work and no frames on Linux (in
> xmonad) at home.  I tend to run with emacs full screen so I haven't
> my modeline is long enough for me -- but it will be interesting to see
> how the frame title clock works.

Hi George,

I tried this patch at work and it hangs my Emacs session in Windows on
startup.  It's totally unresponsive and I have to kill the process with
the task manager.

I think there's an implementation problem here but I don't have any
other useful information about what it might be.

Regards,
Bernt

  reply	other threads:[~2012-03-06 17:36 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2012-02-28 21:44 g.kettleborough
2012-02-28 22:51 ` Bernt Hansen
2012-02-29 17:26   ` George Kettleborough
2012-03-01  1:43     ` Bernt Hansen
2012-03-06 17:35       ` Bernt Hansen [this message]
2012-03-06 17:43         ` Bernt Hansen
2012-03-06 18:00         ` George Kettleborough
2012-03-06 18:34           ` Jos'h Fuller
2012-03-06 18:48             ` Nick Dokos
2012-03-06 19:59           ` Bernt Hansen
2012-04-23 13:12 ` Bastien

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