Re: GNOME Window Manager

+++ Wed, May 30, 2001 at 09:03:34PM -0400 +++
jgotts linuxsavvy com e-mails me. Film at 11. Reply right now, after the break.
> In message <20010530093800 A1184 anna>, Juergen Salk writes:
> >* Matthias Warkus <mawarkus t-online de> [010530 08:34]:
> >> > You never know that it's there; it is
> >> > just a seamless part of the GNOME system.
> >> Could you explain inhowfar Sawfish isn't?
> >Just to give you a trivial example: At least in sawfish-0.38 the default 
> >modifier key for the windowmanager shortcuts seems to be <Cntr>.
> >Obviously not a good choice, as this interferes with a lot of standard
> >applications, such as xterm, gnome-terminal, ...  
> I realize this is off-topic, but in our environment I recommend our users to
> use super as the sawfish modifier key.  super is the right-hand Windows logo
> key.  The default, control, is terrible because it breaks multiple line
> selections in the GtkCList widget, a feature which our application depends on.

In the latest CVS Sawfish, the default modifier is Meta instead of


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