4.3 wm new feature or bug?

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at xfce.org
Wed Nov 9 21:18:18 CET 2005

On Wed, 2005-11-09 at 12:00 -0800, Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> Hash: SHA1
> On 11/9/2005 10:24 AM, Jani Monoses wrote:
> > If I drag a maximized window - seems to happen only with the thunderbird 
> > compose window - it becomes the unmaximized size while dragging. If I 
> > drag it back fast so as to 'hit' the top of the screen and drop it 
> > remaximizes. Otherwise if I drop not at the top or I move it slowly to 
> > the top so it is not a 'hit' it remains unmaximized.
> IIRC I complained about this a while ago.  It was actually worse: if you
> moved a maximised window, it changed to the unmaximised state and there
> was no way to get the original size back.  Due to a variety of reasons,
> it's pretty easy to do this accidentally and get frustrated.  Olivier
> compromosed by making it possible to drag it back to the maximised
> position, allowing you to unmaximise the window back to its original
> size and position normally.  But he was very sure that he liked the
> ability to move around windows that are maximised.  Perhaps he's changed
> his mind, but if not...

I'm not sure what you are talking about, but nothing has changed here
for months. 

The new behavior is based on the so called "restore-on-move" patch
contributed by Ori (Bernstein) back in march. This is very similar to
Metacity default behavior in that matter.


More information about the Xfce4-dev mailing list