better user interface :: XFCE

Auke Kok sofar at
Tue Aug 9 16:00:43 CEST 2005

Wit Wilinski wrote:

>Here are some thoughts after reading this article:
>First, as the writer suggested, human beings usually can't cope with more than one task a time. So the first thing that could be implemented to make use of this idea, would be threating all application's widows as ONE.
>Maybe an example will make it clear:
>I have 2 programs running: gimp with a few tool windows and a few images open. The second program is a mail agent, with the message list and a mail composer windows open.
>What would be great, is some kind of 'intelligent' window switching: pressing alt-tab to switch _applications_ and not windows. So switching from mail program to Gimp would hide all mail windows and bring _all_ gimp's windows to front.

sounds like an excellent idea, as long as it allows me to put my
evolution-mail-edit window next to my browser etc.


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