better user interface :: XFCE

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Tue Aug 9 23:00:43 CEST 2005

On Tue, 2005-08-09 at 13:53 -0700, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> There's nothing stopping the gimp or sodipodi from implementing this
> themselves: just keep a list of windows around, and watch all windows
> for focus changes, and when they get the focus, raise all the others to
> the top.  The plus is that all gimp users get this functionality,
> regardless of what WM they're running.  I don't see why this *has* to be
> a WM feature, and I only think it's useful in apps that have multiple
> windows for things like toolboxes and palletes and whatnot.  For other
> apps, like firefox, for example, I certainly don't want raising one
> window to raise the others.

To some extent, it's simpler and safer to have it in, the WM. I do agree
though that not *everything* has to be put in the WM.


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