[openbox] Re: Openbox-3.0-rc2 released

David Barr dpb at clara.co.uk
Fri Oct 3 15:04:56 EDT 2003

repeating yourself again and posting a link to a reason from the lead 
developer not wanting that feature is really helping you, well done, we 
are all proud!
also, bug #891 has a special place in all out hearts, thank you for that.

michael, i guess i am saying that it is not beyond belief that something 
got fixed in cvs after a release was made, thus making bug reports 
against previous releases possibly defunct, especially in that circumstance.


Arwed von Merkatz wrote:

>On Fri, Oct 03, 2003 at 03:43:35PM +0100, David Philip Barr wrote:
>>well a bug that can only be reproduced by you on your machine, under 
>>non-disclosed circumstances isn't going to effect anyone other than you, 
>>but when you harp on about it it's going to irritate a lot of people. i 
>>think this has been established. If you are just going to repeat yourself 
>>over and over rather than shed light on the situation that is not good bug 
>>reporting IMHO. 
>I wouldn't have brought up the rox problem anymore if you hadn't
>mentioned it. I realize no one is able to reproduce it, but i just don't
>see anything special here that would help reproduce it, so i'm happy
>just fixing it locally.
>>i know the type of focus you are talking about i think it is silly and 
>>unhelpful, i think it was requested and xor gave a grown up reason for not 
>>wanting it, i may be be wrong? if you want to throw your dummy out the pram 
>>about it then fine.
>The reason for seperating focus and raise delays has already been
>described here
>Basically the raise delay makes it possible to move the mouse quickly
>from one window to another without having all windows that may be in the
>way pop up to the front. But it is not "the delay you are expecting
>before using the window", it's just a way to make sloppy focus more
>usable. The main reason to use sloppy focus is the speed with which you
>can switch focus from one window to another, so having to wait for a
>delay until the window gets the focus just to make sloppy focus usable
>defeats the purpose of using sloppy focus at all.

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