Re: an issue of focus

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On Tue, 2004-02-17 at 14:31, Alan wrote:
> Hi there folks, I was thinking about some things and thought I'd throw
> it out to the experts to see what they had to say.
> At work I recently switched an older pc for a sweet new 15" powerbook
> provided by the company.  The one thing that I have started to notice
> in OS/X compared to Linux or Windows is how the window manager/OS deals
> with focus.
> Under OS/X if you are running a terminal, start up a browser and switch
> back to the terminal, the browser will nicely open up for you behind the
> window.  Not focused, and not making you alt-tab or mouse click back to
> where you were working.  The more and more I use OS/X the more I notice
> this, and the more I notice how *bad* GNOME and windows are at this.
> What are the chances of this sort of window focus management coming
> about in GNOME?  I haven't seen any discussion of this on this list, and
> the best example in b.g.o is bug 90382[1], which was opened in 08/2002
> and hasn't seen any real discussion (there anyway) for several months.
> Any comments from the developers, or people in the know?
> Regards,
> alan

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