Beta XFWM4/tasklist behaviour
fourdan at xfce.org
Wed Aug 16 19:20:24 CEST 2006
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Brian J. Tarricone wrote:
> So, to summarise:
> 1. Remove the feature whereby an urgent window on another workspace
> starts blinking in the current workspace's taskbar.
> 2. Add a feature to the pager where an urgent window on an inactive
> workspace causes that particular workspace to blink.
> 3. For any repetitive blinking behavior like this, after 5 flashes,
> stop flashing and leave it in the "flash on" state until the urgent hint
> is removed.
> What do we think?
I do believe that making the desktop flashing in the pager is a good idea...
But I don't think that leaving the item "hilighted" in the taskbar just
like if the window is focused is a good idea. It's confusing and, from
my own point of view, leads to usability concerns.
But that's just my 2 cents, I don't care much about apps that make use
of that "urgent" hint anyway ;)
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