Re: Gnome 3.4 breaks sloppy mouse focus?

On Thu, Mar 1, 2012 at 3:00 AM, Gabriel Rossetti
<gabriel rossetti trafigura com> wrote:
> Sorry, hadn't replied to all, resending to the list, please see below.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Gabriel Rossetti
> Sent: 01 March 2012 08:35
> To: Jasper St. Pierre
> Cc: Gabriel Rossetti
> Subject: RE: Gnome 3.4 breaks sloppy mouse focus?
> Ok, thanks for the differentiation Jasper.
> But that still breaks the sloppy mouse focus doesn't it? How will that be addressed? A keyboard shortcut, etc?

You can currently use Ctrl+Alt+Tab to activate the application menu.

> Thanks,
> Gabriel
> -----Original Message-----
> From: magcius gmail com [mailto:magcius gmail com] On Behalf Of Jasper St. Pierre
> Sent: 29 February 2012 19:53
> To: Josh Leverette
> Cc: Gabriel Rossetti; gnome-shell-list gnome org
> Subject: Re: Gnome 3.4 breaks sloppy mouse focus?
> Of course, it would be wonderful or terrible if we have global menus,
> but we don't. We have "Application Menus"... what's the difference?
> Application menus are explicitly set by the application, and aren't
> pulled out of a GtkMenu at all. They're designed with both the Shell
> and the Application in mind. If you ever see "File", "Edit", etc. in
> an application menu, file a bug. That's not what it's designed for.
> It's designed for application-global things.
> On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 12:49 PM, Josh Leverette <coder543 gmail com> wrote:
>> I've never read such a thing about Mac. The menus are a key feature of Mac.
>> Global menus are excellent because they take no accuracy to use. Throw you
>> mouse up and voila, the menu. Otherwise you spend large amounts of time
>> aiming for the menu, which is usually thin and difficult to hit. Users do
>> not hate Unity's global menu. Users hate change, of any kind.
>> Sincerely,
>> Josh
>> On Feb 29, 2012 11:39 AM, "Gabriel Rossetti"
>> <gabriel rossetti trafigura com> wrote:
>>> Hi everyone,
>>> I just read this
>>> (
>>> article on Gnome 3.4. It looks like since it's forcing the new global menus
>>> breaks the sloppy mouse focus, how are you going to fix this (are you? I
>>> hope so...)?
>>> What I don't quite understand, is that one thing a lot of people hate
>>> about unity is the global menus, I even read an article saying that in
>>> future versions of Mac OS X it's possible that it will disappear (sorry, no
>>> longer have the link), so why is Gnome Shell switching to it? If it was
>>> optional then I'd understand, some people may like that, but others don't.
>>> Thanks,
>>> Gabriel
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