mintty suggestion

Nellis, Kenneth
Fri May 11 13:51:00 GMT 2012

From: Ken Nellis
>>> With X-Windows, one can independently set the titles of the terminal
>>> window and the window's icon.
>>> to set window title: ESC ] 2 ; <title> ^G
>>> to set icon title:   ESC ] 1 ; <title> ^G
>>> Analogously, it would be nice if Mintty would allow me to independently
>>> set the titles of the window and the associated taskbar button.

From: Andy Koppe
>> As far as I know, Windows doesn't have a way to set different titles
>> for a window and its taskbar button. Hence you'll find that the icon
>> title sequence doesn't work in xterm running on Xwin in multiwindow
>> mode either.

From: Andrey Repin
> Many programs do it in a slightly different manner.
> They set different titles for active window, and minimized and/or inactive
> window.
> Say, you wanna track some progress with a progress bar/percentage.
> When window is active, you can track it upfront, but when it's minimized, the
> only way to tell is an icon in taskbar.

FWIW, I would find that useful: Mintty allowing setting separate titles 
for active and minimized windows.

--Ken Nellis

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