I'm really mad now, it's fucking impossible to get of this mailing list. I have recieved this unsubscribe mail, and I have confirmed it. Still I get mail from this list.
Get me off, or I'm going to spam you like you spam me.. thomas ----- Original Message ----- From: "Pat Suwalski" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "David Burren" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Saturday, December 14, 2002 5:25 AM Subject: Re: [Gimp-user] Two Questions... > On Sat, 14 Dec 2002, David Burren wrote: > > This is where you'd get into religious bunfights if you took away the > > current interface. If a single-window interface was available, it > > should be selectable. The multi-window interface is one of the things I > > love about the Gimp. I already have a window manager running which can > > take care of them, so why not use it? > > Because it's cleaner and more uniform throughout (and from computer to > computer, window manager to window manager) to let he program handle it. > And yes, I can't imagine it would be hard to make selectable. But for a > PhotoPaint poweruser, who is used to a much better UI than even PhotoShop > because of the way it handles its MDI interface, it should be considered. > PhotoShop doesn't do MDI/toolbar usage justice. PhotoPaint does. > > The other point regarding this is that desktop managers are becoming ever > more popular on UNIX. The icons seeping through between my dialogs is > quite distracting. A solid gray is preferable. > > > I'm one of those people who use virtual workspaces (10 of them in fact). > > I often have Gimp windows clustered in one workspace, but it's useful to > > have Gimp windows pop up in other workspaces and in fact sometimes I > > have Gimp windows appearing in multiple workspaces. > > This is just fine. I have used Gimp on its own desktop, and it was better. > Again, I don't like the fact that alt-tab would select the individual > windows (I know, wm); I think it would be great if it could be made so > that the GIMP "mother-window" would take care of its children for me. :) > > > When you talk about each window "show[ing] up in the task list when > > alt-tabbing", that would be a function of your window manager (or are > > you running under "Windows"?). You may be able to configure your WM > > to be more helpful (e.g. by dropping some window names from the list). > > No, no, this is Gnome2 with Metacity. As I was typing that last eMail, I > did consider that possibility of hiding windows. This would work great > with some wm's, but Metacity doesn't do that (to the best of my > knowledge). Again, going back to the uniform design concept, this would > ideally be controlled by the gimp, and not the window manager. > > Note how both PhotoShop and PhotoPaint have their own dock design with > smaller title bars and custom roll-up buttons, not relying on Windows' > (lacking) window manager. > > > BTW, my comments are based on experience with 1.2.x - can't comment on 1.3. > > In terms of window handling, 1.3 is the same as 1.2. I was kind of hoping > this would change somewhere along the way. > > --Pat > > _______________________________________________ > Gimp-user mailing list > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > http://lists.xcf.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user > > _______________________________________________ Gimp-user mailing list [EMAIL PROTECTED] http://lists.xcf.berkeley.edu/mailman/listinfo/gimp-user