Category Archives: Switching

If the user will not come to the window, the window shall come to the user

Suppose you have two workspaces, and a window on each one. You’re looking at window A, so clearly window B is offscreen. You click something on window A, and window A attempts to present window B to you. What does that mean? Let’s have two concrete examples: 0×01: You’ve clicked a link in Pidgin’s buddy […]

We get letters: two projects

Nigel Tao writes: Hello. I’ve been reading http://blogs.gnome.org/metacity/ with great interest, and was wondering if you had any thoughts on my superswitcher program? People occasionally ask me if I’d push some of it upstream, which presumably means into metacity. I asked which parts people wanted pushed upstream, and he said “the replacement of the existing […]