Since you don't use Gnome, as I recall, I don't really care about your opinion on this matter.
Originally Posted by pingufunkybeat
However, for the sake of argument, let me expand a bit on my previous idea. These groupings of windows would be running, essentially, virtual desktops invisibly. To get make them visible should only require a tiny bit of UI code.
To your specific example, I don't know why you'd have a task that requires 20 windows. However, for the sake of understanding, you'd still have those 20 windows to sift through on your virtual desktops.
If your issue is the alt-tab presentation, there are a few extensions that provide different ways of presenting the windows (some limit what is shown on a desktop basis).
Don't conflate spatial memory with photographic memory. Optimizing a system for the later group would be akin to optimizing a general curriculum based on the abilities of those in the top .001% of intelligence.
Originally Posted by not.sure
The fullscreen thing is, IMHO, a result of small screen/low resolutions and bad window managers, and not necessarily due to "consumer trend(s)".
Last edited by liam; 10-23-2012 at 08:43 PM.
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