4.6: new windows now start on bottom

Net Llama! netllama at linux-sxs.org
Wed Jul 15 23:11:41 CEST 2009

On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 2:06 PM, Olivier Fourdan<fourdan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 4:57 PM, Net Llama!<netllama at linux-sxs.org> wrote:
>> On Wed, Jul 15, 2009 at 8:54 AM, Grant Edwards<grant.b.edwards at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On 2009-07-15, Olivier Fourdan <fourdan at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On Mon, Jul 13, 2009 at 3:44 PM, Grant Edwards<grant.b.edwards at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> 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"?
>>>> Again, you are not getting it.
>>>> My opinion has nothing to do with that (stop trying to put the
>>>> discussion on a personal level, will you), but I happen to be
>>>> the developer who wrote the code, so all I am asking is a
>>>> simple fact based explanation on why the previous behavior is
>>>> desirable. Is that too much asking for?
>>> As I stated earlier, it's annoying and a waste of time to have
>>> to dig through the stack of windows hunting for the program you
>>> just started.
>> To elaborate, if I happen to open a new window that is smaller than
>> pre-existing windows, I've often had to play guessing games to even
>> know where that new window is hidden.
> But the window is placed just next to the current window in the focus
> ring so that just one alt-tab will focus the newly mapped window. You
> don't even have to use the mouse.

But I don't want the window to be focused all of the time.  Perhaps i
just want to tail some output in that window over time (logs, etc).  I
want to be able to see the window without giving it focus.

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