A big thanks and three requests for Xfce 4.12
pliniusminor at gmail.com
Mon Dec 16 12:24:32 CET 2013
@Christan Hesse: about changing the double-click time: thanks, but I
already knew how to change it (one of the first things I always do in a
fresh install)..... It's just that the *default* setting should be
reasonable, and 350 ms seems more reasonable to me than 250 ms.
2013/12/16 Christian Hesse <mail at eworm.de>
> "P.K." <pliniusminor at gmail.com> on Mon, 16 Dec 2013 11:48:02 +0100:
> > Hello,
> > First of all, as a longtime happy user of Xfce, I wish to thank you
> > all for this fine DE! I myself can only help with translations, but
> > you are the people who build the excellent DE itself.
> > Furthermore, I have three requests that will, in my opinion, make
> > Xfce even better. So here are my three wishes for Xfce 4.12:
> > 1. The default double-click time (the maximum interval between two
> > mouseclicks for them to be recognized as a double-click) is (imho) too
> > short: 250 ms. Increasing the default to 350 ms would prevent a lot of
> > frustration, for elderly people in particular, and for beginners who
> > don't know how to change the setting. 350 ms seems a more reasonable
> > default to me.
> Configuration -> Mouse and Touchpad -> Behavior -> Double Click -> Time
> > 2. xfwm4 has a mousewheel-rollup feature, which is enabled by
> > default. In my opinion it would be better if this feature would be
> > *disabled* by default.
> > The mousewheel-rollup feature causes many complaints from people who
> > inadvertently perform a rollup of the active window, and then think
> > that their application window has suddenly closed. Or they see the
> > rolled-up window bar, but don't know how to restore it...
> > I've never met anyone who actually uses the mousewheel-rollup on
> > purpose, but I've heard many complaints from people about involuntary
> > mousewheel-rollups. So changing the default to "disabled" seems an
> > improvement to me.
> > 3. The Whisker menu (xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin) from Graeme Gott has
> > become rather popular: not only it has become the default menu in the
> > Xfce edition of Linux Mint, but it's being considered by the Xubuntu
> > devs as well. Homepage: http://gottcode.org/xfce4-whiskermenu-plugin/
> > I quite like it myself, I must say: the Whisker menu is fast,
> > intuitive and modern. User-friendly, no explanation needed. Feels
> > more refined, practical and beautiful than the current default Xfce
> > menu, which is a bit outdated, in my opinion.
> > Maybe it's a good idea to include the Whisker menu in Xfce 4.12, or
> > even make it the default for 4.12?
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