Re: Trouble with delete-event

On Tue, Sep 02, 2003 at 05:52:10PM -0400, Owen Taylor wrote:
> > I found the problem. It was due to the fact that when you click on the
> > close button, the window isn't destroyed, but is put below the other
> > windows. 
> Yes, this is an (IMO) annoying misfeature of metacity. 
> I think the intent is to get the window out of your way faster, but the
> practical effect is increased confusion for even sophisticated users;
> even when you don't lose windows, more stuff is moving around so it
> makes the desktop feel less stable.)

The intent was that if you close an unfocused window, it doesn't 
temporarily get focus just before it closes, I think. Well, that
explains the window not getting raised anyway. I'm not sure why it
gets lowered. May be in bugzilla somewhere.


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