Re: A Violent Realisation [Was: Preferences]
- From: Jeff Waugh <jdub perkypants org>
- To: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: A Violent Realisation [Was: Preferences]
- Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 23:27:04 +1000
> We removed workspaces? I thought we'd removed viewports...
> Shows that some of us really have no clue what they are. Which is the one
> you can't drag windows between?
Heh. This really is silly, innit?
We now call a subset of the features of the old Sawfish viewports and
The main missing feature of the two previous systems is the grid
representation of desktop areas, navigable in those terms (ie. North,
South, East, West, rather than just Next and Previous).
Regardless of how it's done, we need to understand what people are missing
on a feature-by-feature basis, not by the silly confusing terms we used to
The Unix Way: Everything is a file.
The Linux Way: Everything is a filesystem.
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