Re: return of the MDI wrote:
> On 14 Jan, Antonio Campos wrote:
> | * Iconify all MDI children when the parent window is iconifed. (Useful).
> Partly a window manager issue, partly a program issue; if the program
> defines the children as belonging to the parent's window group, the
> window manager should do the right thing when the parent is iconified.
> (If it doesn't, you need to get a better window manager.)
> Many of us don't like Windows-style MDI.  Don't force it on us.

Of course, the correct solution is to simply use the (or ask for a)
window grouping feature in your window manager. So you can define groups
of windows that get iconified together. This way you can have all the
windows that belong to a particular app iconify at the same time.

    Jim Cape

    "Men occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of them
     pick themselves up and hurry off as if nothing had happened."
        -- Winston Churchill

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