On Sun, May 20, 2007 at 04:29:34PM +0200, Sven Neumann wrote:
> There is nothing more annoying that a window that resizes itself. In
> particular because it is very difficult, if not impossible, to get this
> right with all the various window managers being used by our users. The
> window manager may even decide to completely ignore the resize request
> from the application.
> > With a dialog window, I wonder if it would be better to place it top
> > right, though. Close to the Close button.
> Placement of dialog windows is left to the window manager. And only
> because your window manager draws a Close icon in the upper right corner
> doesn't mean that other window managers do that.
I didn't meant to imply the GIMP should or could take care of this.
Taking all the feedback into account, here's another variation,
now entirely targeted at the WM. Just so you know I'm not ignorant ;)
I will try to raise this with the Metacity project.
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