raise window on-click

Merc zenmerc at comcast.net
Tue Nov 25 03:01:57 UTC 2003


On Mon, 2003-11-24 at 20:55, Ben Steeves wrote:

> Argh, what a terrible change from a usability point of view.  I know
> this is common in old X window managers (is there really such thing as a
> "default" UNIX window manager? :-), but just 'cos that's the way it was
> always done doesn't make it right.  
> At the very least it should be an option.  Click-to-focus isn't the same
> behaviour because the click that focuses also raises.  I *hate* that.  I
> want to have the rear window have focus without coming to the front, and
> without fancy combinations of clicking and alt-tabbing around.  

I do agree with you that it should be an option.  I must say though that
this change delighted me, and is Correct (tm). ;-)

*dons the suit*
zenmerc at comcast.net

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