On Tue, Nov 25, 2003 at 01:33:15PM +0100, Sven Neumann wrote:

> The question I'd like to bring up is what should be the default values
> for these. After quite some discussions I now propose the following:
>  (toolbox¡¾window¡¾type normal)
>  (dock¡¾window¡¾type normal)
>  (activate¡¾on¡¾focus yes)
> This means that we wouldn't set the utility window type hint any
> longer (at least not by default). It was causing a lot of confusion
> and whoever liked the special treatment that some window managers give
> these windows can easily change this in the preferences dialog.
> Switching to activate-on-focus as the default setting seems to make
> sense given that most desktops seem to be using "click-to-focus" by
> default these days. We used to set this to yes for Win32 only but I'd
> like to avoid different default settings if possible.

Although I have a strong opinion against click-to-focus, it's probably
the most widely used default and "expert users" are used to changing
this setting anyway, so the default makes sense.

However, it would be great, if the window manager's focus policy could
be determined and the default changed acccordingly (since
activate-on-focus will complicate things with a point-to-focus policy)

Bye, Tino.

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