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Re: X and Self 2.0.1
Dumped you code into my self promt, and indeed: no window. But when I said
'mooch display flush,' there she was! An annoying property of the display,
this need for occasional flushing. Hope that does it for you.
Thanks for the comment on the ':0.0' socket convention!
> From urs@otis.Stanford.EDU Wed May 5 15:48:59 1993
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> From: firstname.lastname@example.org (Michael Richardson)
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> Subject: X and Self 2.0.1
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> I thought I'd take a look at the X routines that are in the
> 2.0.1 release of Self so I would understand James Noble's stuff (when
> I get to see it) a bit better.
> I finally sat down at a console and did 'ui start' to see what
> happens. It definitely works... (Normally it is NCSA Telnet,
> X under Mach386, or DecWindows for me)
> It seems that one should be able to write some simple code to at
> least *open* a window. Alas, it never gets mapped. Can anyone shed any
> light on this? Is anyone else doing mainstream work on the Self X-interface.
> Here is the code that I put together by looking at uiX.self:
> lobby _AddSlotsIfAbsent: (| mooch = () |)
> mooch _Define: (|
> parent* = traits oddball.
> displayName <- unix environmentVariable: 'DISPLAY'.
> start = (
> display: xlib display open: displayName.
> window: xlib window createOnDisplay: display At: 5@26 Size: 500@@500.
> window name: 'Test #1'.
> window iconified: false Input: true.
> window map.
> inspect: display.
> inspect: window.
> BTW: with regard to comment of using ':0.0' versus 'hostname:0.0':
> I would assume that XOpenDisplay considers :0.0 to mean unix:0.0,
> which usually means to open an AF_UNIX domain socket rather than an
> AF_INET (tcp) socket. This is usually in /tmp/.X11_unix/X?