Re: My opinions on Gnome Shell

On Sun, 2011-06-19 at 12:25 -0500, Adam Tauno Williams wrote:
> >> > Minimizing is pretty much an obsolete notion. 
> >> Software exist to serve the users' needs. I need minimizing.
> >Adding a minimize button would go against the whole design since the
> >windows don't have a place to go when they are minimized. It's more
> >like
> >making windows disappear.
> >> I believe the number of people that need minimizing vastly
> outnumber
> >those who don't.
> I don't believe anyone needs minimizing. Why are you minimizing
> windows? Windows can go to the back of the stack - where they
> interfere with nothing - or be dumped on another workspace. I don't
> see any reason to have an invisible application running. That sounds
> like it should be reimplemented as a session service.
> >> >> 2. Switching between widows is PAINFUL. The options I have is:
> >move
> >> >> mouse to top-left or press the window key.
> >> > Alt-tab / Alt-tick
> >> Window management should not require keyboard.
> And it doesn't, But if you want to do fast window management you can.
> If you choose not too...
> >That's your personal opinion. I agree with you that we should have
> >options 
> And there are options.
> >but I was told on this list that the project avoids adding
> >options which would result in additional code paths.
> Which seems reasonable. Although you can already manage windows
> multiple ways, tweak settings with tweak tool, or install extensions
> that can reimplement all kinds of things.

I don't disagree with you at all and since the extensions are there in
case I need something extra from the shell I can't complain.

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