Re: [Usability] Hiding Viewports

On 13 Feb 2002, Seth Nickell wrote:

> On Wed, 2002-02-13 at 09:34, John Sheehan wrote:
> > 
> > The omission of viewports from the new Workspace List applet
> > is definitely a positive step to a more simple usable desktop.
> > 
> > However there are still remnants of viewport functionality
> > via the Control Centre whereby users can create viewports
> > and allow access to them by edge flipping.
> > 
> > In the current port of the Sawfish capplet, is there any
> > agreement that the two viewport options in the Control Centre 
> > Workspace tabs be omitted i.e. don't cut out out Viewport
> > functionality from Sawfish, just don't allow it to be accessed.
> I don't know if it will be possible for this release, but we would
> really like to ditch all the Sawfish capplets. The generic "Window

Which all? There is just one sawfish capplet, the menu entries are all
just different invocations of teh same capplet with different parameters.

> Properties" capplet is not finished though, so we may be stuck with
> sawfish capplets for one more release (oh well).

Why would desktop propeties (like say the number of workspaces) be set by
a capplet called window propeties? We are also very badly running into
beta with the introduction of new code if we introduce the new window
propeties capplet...

> -seth


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