Re: GNOME 2.0 feedback
- From: Alexander Larsson <alexl redhat com>
- To: Larry Ewing <lewing ximian com>
- Cc: desktop-devel-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: GNOME 2.0 feedback
- Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2002 13:27:12 -0400 (EDT)
On 23 Jul 2002, Larry Ewing wrote:
> On Tue, 2002-07-23 at 09:47, Alexander Larsson wrote:
> > There are two fundamental operations you could do in the pager. Move
> > windows, and move windows between workspaces. Since moving windows
> > normally is possible in several other ways, all of them better than trying
> > to position a window in 20x20 pixels, I chose to focus on the other
> > operation, which in fact the is one of the few and better ways to
> > accomplish this operation.
> This doesn't fit with my view at all. In the old days when I had a
> pager with viewports instead of workspaces there was only one
> fundamental operation that dragging in the pager accomplished. It moved
> the window. It was not at all confusing, and was really quite
> pleasing. I suspect Dick had the same experience.
I see. Things get somewhat different when windows can't overlap between
> But beyond that discussion I seem to be having a lot of trouble actually
> moving my windows between workspaces. For some reason the drag keeps
> getting rejected and the window pops back to the original location. I
> can only make it stick every third or forth time. Any idea what would
> be causing that?
No. I don't see that at all. Very strange. I do however notice that the
windows seem to flash in all workspaces while moving them...
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