4.6: new windows now start on bottom

Net Llama! netllama at linux-sxs.org
Thu Jul 9 21:01:01 CEST 2009

I just got afflicted by this after upgrading from Fedora10 to 11.  I
can't quite figure out from the thread below who is advocating what,
however I find it very annoying that new windows now appear
*under*/behind pre-existing windows.

On Thu, Jul 9, 2009 at 10:57 AM, Olivier Fourdan<fourdan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 10:16 PM, Grant Edwards<grant.b.edwards at gmail.com> wrote:
> [...]
>> So I filed a bug.  A number of other people have also
>> complained about the same problem.  We've all been told that we
>> are "wrong", the old behavior was "wrong", all other window
>> managers are "wrong" (and have been for 20 years) -- that
>> staring new windows on top doesn't "make sense".
>> We're told that the new behavior (starting all new windows on
>> the bottom of the stack instead of the top) is "right", and we
>> better just shut up and be happy while the change is shoved
>> down our throats.
> Why don't you point the bug, And let people judge by themselves?
>    http://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=5479
> And I can repeast it, covering the focused window with an unfocused
> one does not make sense from a usability stand.
> No matter that you'been using window managers for 20 years, tell me a
> single reason why covering the focused window with an unfocused one is
> a desirable behaviour.
> Stop ranting and be _factual_

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