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Re: Please strip out the patch that brings up applications behind gnome-terminal



Ian Burrell wrote:
On 1/31/06, Miles Lane <miles lane gmail com> wrote:

I cannot understand why on earth xorg or Gnome
has been changed to render new application behind
gnome-terminal.  Every time I run a program (surprise!)
I want to use it.  I don't want to keep playing around
with gnome-terminal.  So, can we please strip this
change out of Fedora Core?



I much prefer the new behavior.  I used to always have trouble typing
going into the wrong window when a new application started while I was
typing into another. No more sending the root password over IM. Personally, I think apps should show above but never ever take focus.
I am pretty sure apps can say that their modal dialogs should show
above and get focus so they don't end up hidden.

The problem I have with that is that the popup dialogs are the
worst offenders.  I'll be typing into a word processor, and a
long running background process pops up a dialog saying, "An
unexpected error has occurred.  Delete the database?" just as
I'm about to type <TAB> <ENTER>.  Bye-bye database!

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