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Output holds and windows


    Date: 13 JAN 1980 1446-EST
    From: Agre at MIT-AI (Philip E. Agre)
    To:   (BUG LISPM)

    A suggestion: when you get an output hold condition and you go to select
    a window, it would be nice if the menu of possible windows contained a marking
    indicating which window has the output hold condition.  

Unfortunately this is difficult in the present window system.  Output hold
functions are associated with pieces of papers and pieces of paper know
nothing of the windows they are part of.  In fact pieces of paper may belong
to windows that have gone away but where some stream has still hung on to the
piece of paper.  The new window system is strucuted in such a way (I
think/hope) such that this problem does not arise.