FC2 Desktop wishlist: fix metacity focus bug: 115072

Marky Goldstein ready at rosa.com
Thu Dec 11 14:19:55 UTC 2003

Fedora should target a well defined community response system and
bug free releases. Fedora is not RedHat's testing departement, I guess.
Else we should drop the edition.

Trae McCombs wrote:

>On Wed, 2003-12-10 at 20:49, Havoc Pennington wrote:
>>On Mon, 2003-12-08 at 10:46, Trae McCombs wrote:
>>So fix the bug (without introducing a different bug) - I tried, I didn't
>>have much luck.
>If you didn't already know, I can not code.  So telling me to fix the
>bug is more than counter-productive.  I have contributed to the Free
>Software / Open Source community in other ways that I've been able to
>That being put aside...  My main point was, and is: Should we allow
>broken software to permeate into Fedora.  
>Just because you personally don't use Sloppy Focus with Click to Raise,
>doesn't make it any less important.  
>>From a users interface point of view, this is one of the more intuitive
>focus methods.  Being forced to click on a title bar, or pressing the
>alt key, isn't exactly a very intuitive thing.  Clicking anywhere in a
>window to raise it, however, is. 
>I guess I'm still amazed that you would rather break a very useful
>feature in order to fix a bug that had been around for quite a while. 
>Why should a feature be lost at the expense of someone else's bug?  
>Further notes:
>pekwm comes set with this focus mode by default.  I don't know how they
>have gotten around the "dhtml" bug where getting rid of this focus
>method fixes. (or if they did get around it).
>*sigh*, I'm sure noone really cares about this, and most people that are
>missing this method of focus are probably just simply clicking on the
>title bar thinking it's something that could be fixed but that they
>can't find how to set the option.

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