4.6: new windows now start on bottom

Grant Edwards grant.b.edwards at gmail.com
Mon Jul 13 16:44:35 CEST 2009

On 2009-07-09, 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.

Because it used to behave that way, users wanted it to behave
that, and they way and still do.

> Stop ranting and be _factual_

So you think there is only one true correct way for a desktop
to behave and everybody who had different preferences than you
do is being "non factual"?

Grant Edwards                   grante             Yow! LBJ, LBJ, how many
                                  at               JOKES did you tell today??!

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