For the record,
GNOME also uses the icon, both in alt-tab view and in the taskbar
that some people claim doesn't exist, or is it a sidebar? Anyway,
the thing that appears in overview mode.
On Thu, 2015-10-22 at 23:25 +0200, Jehan wrote:
> On 2015-10-22 22:45, Michael Schumacher wrote:
> > On 10/22/2015 04:02 PM, Jehan wrote:
> > > At this point, I believe that the whole feature should be
> > > dropped,
> > > whatever mode one is in.
> > > If anyone likes the feature (we have not had 1 single positive
> > > feedback
> > > until now), please make yourself heard now.
> > Maybe it's just me, but I am missing a discussion of various
> > situations
> > a user might find themselves in on their systems, when they have to
> > navigate to a specific image (or a few specific images) they have
> > opened
> > in GIMP.
> Well… isn't the discussion you are "missing" exactly what we are
> right now?
> Aren't we gathering the various situations in the various
> with various users using one or the other window mode right now?…
> > I'm using Xfce and Windows 7, and I rely on the thumbnails to find
> > the
> > images I'm looking for.
> Ok, I just tested XFCE
> (http://gui.gimp.org/index.php/Image:Xfce-alt-tab-gimp.jpg). It
> seems the only OS/desktop tested until now with a concept of taskbar
> using the generated thumbnail-icons (well Windows too according to
> bug report, though the person under Windows 7 who tested for me this
> morning and sent me my screenshot had no thumbnail in the taskbar, so
> I'm a little lost here).
> The alt-tab also uses it, which is redundant with XFCE own
> in alt-tab.
> So yes the taskbar in XFCE (and Win?) seems one of the only case up
> now where the thumbnail seems useful.
> > P.S.
> > GNOME abandoning the taskbar concept is one of my reasons to not
> > use
> > that DE anymore.
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