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Re: F12: where did window properties go?



On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 3:41 PM, Denis Leroy <denis poolshark org> wrote:
>
> Yes, same for me. Coming from the Unix world, I'd be utterly lost without
> focus-follows-mouse. As Tom said, it's a fundamental UI behavior that is
> difficult to change when you're used to it. It's like switching to vim after
> using emacs for 20 years, or vice versa. If Gnome takes it away, I'd be
> forced to hack my own patches to keep it around, which would be painful.

It's not going away, speaking from an upstream perspective.

> do hope they at least keep it even just as a gconf setting. Unfortunately,
> GNOME has a knack for slowly taking away configuration options, and if you
> read between the lines their reasoning is always the same: we love Windows
> and we want Gnome to be just like it. Or so it seems.

That's just not the case; Windows doesn't have a monopoly on good
ideas, nor does anyone else.


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