kill client removed (mail in Moe's name)

Anto C anto.cvitic at
Fri Sep 12 18:29:44 CEST 2003

On Friday 12 September 2003 16.44, James Tappin wrote:
> On Fri, 12 Sep 2003 14:04:34 +0200
> nestu <nestu at> wrote:
> N> Olivier Fourdan wrote:
> N> > Hi all,
> N> Hello! ;)
> N> I'm sending this mail in Moe's name because
> N> <quote>
> N> <Moe> nestu: Could you please do me a favour and write a mail to the
> N> xfce4-dev objecting against the feature removal announced by Olivier?
> N> <Moe>I can't send any mail to it because I haven't set up my email
> N> client for sending emails for my lunar account
> N>   </quote>
> N> > Until now, there was a kind of hidden function in xfwm4: If you
> N> > click using the right mouse button on the close button, the client
> N> > was killed(ala xkill)
> N> >
> N> > I decided to remove this functionality for the final release as I
> N> > think it's a bit dangerous (if you right click by mistake the
> N> > client is killed and has no chance to recover or prompt the user
> N> > for unsaved data, for example)
> N> <quote>
> N> <Moe> Just that clicking on the big X means to close an application
> N> .. it doesn't matter wether somebody uses the left or (accidentaly)
> N> the right button
> N> <Moe> I'm using this feature alot .. ripping it off would mean
> N> killing every crapped off application by hand via a terminal :-/
> N> </quote>
> How about using Ctrl-Alt-Esc then click anywhere in the application to
> be blasted from the face of the earth for this function (the same as KDE
> does) that wouldn't get done accidentally.
> James

Or a Kill menu benith the Close when rightclicking the border..
It has happend to me that i righclicked the x in some app and it krashed 
instead of closing, i thought it was some bug or something in the app that 
made a faulty closement.

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