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Re: No, I don't want to maximize my window

From: Daniel B. Thurman <dant_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Oct 12 2011 - 15:32:10 GMT
To: Community support for Fedora users <users@lists.fedoraproject.org>

On 10/11/2011 03:15 PM, Sam Varshavchik wrote:
> Dokuro writes:
>
>> I like this behavior, is like having a dual head!.
>> And I saw it first on Linux Mint 11, with Gnome 2...
>> so the windows rant is just plain stupid
>>
>> It seems you do not move the windows with alt...
>
> If you want this new UI behavior, that's fine, and I could even deal
> with it being the default desktop configuration, requiring me to turn
> it off somewhere.
>
> But just forcibly enabling it, by default, and giving me no visible
> configuration setting to turn it off, anywhere, and forcing me to root
> around with gconf-editor – this is just rude.
>
> Or, perhaps all the missing UI configuration settings: this one, focus
> autoraise, and others – perhaps there just wasn't enough time to add
> the UI for these settings, and Gnome 3 replaced Gnome 2 before it was
> fully cooked.
>
> Whatever the case may be, I just hope that the “we know best, so
> here's the UI and you're going to like it, because we do, and you
> won't have any alternatives” meme will not survive.
>
+1 w/Sam
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