Some WM observations (Sawmill).

Kudos on the Sawmill work.  I have found a few things that are 
highly annoying with Sawmill.

1) If I have a panel running, specially a menu panel on the top of 
the screen, I should be able to configure Sawmill to NEVER go over a 
panel.  Window Maker does this with it's dock and icons at the 
bottom of the screen and it is heaven.  Window Maker will never 
cover up either it's dock or the the icons.

2)  Cascading window placement.  If I open up a new window in 
Sawmill, I never know where it's going to be placed and find myself 
moving all over the screen.  In Window Maker (ya I know) it can be 
set for cascading style of placement and it works very well.  Now I 
realize there are different placement settings in Sawmill but none 
of them really give me the cascading style which for some reason 
just seem to work well.

3)  Clicking on a minimized app in the menu of Window Maker, 
maximizes that app and switches to the desktop that its on, very 

4) An easy way to set an app to start only on workspace N.

5) A Window Manager should never map a window part way off the 
screen unless you say it's ok.  It's the biggest piss off in the 
world having a dialog box come up but having to move it before you 
can hit the "OK" button.

Maybe I've missed seeing how to do some of these things, I don't 
know.  Definitely point no.1 needs working on there is nothing wore 
than having to fight your window manager to see your panels.

George Farris - VE7FRG

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