Re: When UI Enhancements go bad...

Le vendredi 25 février 2011 à 18:49 -0500, Cliff Resnick a écrit :
> I've been using Gnome-Shell for perhaps a year now. For the most part 
> it's been an ideal window manager for me, and I appreciate all the 
> thought and effort that has gone into it.
> However, today, for the first time, I've been forced to "shell-out" in 
> order to perform some work. I use eclipse for java development, and 
> eclipse likes to use transitional pop-up windows as part of its flow, 
> often with one begetting another. These windows are resizable and 
> eclipse remembers their last-use size. Gnome-shell for the past couple 
> of months has pinned these windows as a modal stack. I found this 
> annoying, but workable, that is, until today when I discovered I am no 
> longer "allowed" to resize the top window. Unfortunately the text entry 
> portion of this window was collapsed upon, "sized-out", so I had no 
> choice but to restart my session in an earlier version of shell and 
> finish my work.
> I have to admit I am dismayed at how some of Gnome-shell's more recent 
> enhancements have become more restrictive. I have noticed some of the 
> look-and-feel ideas seem to be borrowed from OS X, the modal pinning 
> almost an aping of same feature on the Mac. As I said, I go along with 
> these because I appreciate the product as a whole, and all the imposed 
> artistic licence that entails, but hey, there are reasons I prefer a 
> Linux GUI environment to Mac, namely among them freedom to do as I please.
> As it stands, I will revert to the Ubuntu 10.10 apt version of 
> Gnome-Shell and check back to see what the future holds.
> Thanks,
> Cliff

If I undestand, Eclipse use pop-up windows instead of simple shilde

If yes, this is not Eclipse that have a problem?


Gendre Sebastien <korbe romandie com>

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