Quote Originally Posted by etnlWings View Post
When was the last time you used The GIMP? The toolbox and palette windows have been 'utility' windows for several releases, whereby they don't appear in the tasklists/docks of conforming window managers (Compiz doesn't handle this properly but other WMs do), they disappear when you min/shade all GIMP windows, they're always on top of image windows and their screen position is persistent, unless overridden by an esoteric WM.
Exactly. That's an absolutely appalling and non-standard user interface; I hate being unable to move the image windows on top of the other windows, and fighting to find the other windows when they're hidden behind six Firefox windows and don't appear in the task bar.