Slow menu drawing

David Philip Barr dpb at
Thu Oct 30 08:34:15 EST 2003

i think this is a silly idea, with limited use for maybe just one person - 
e16 used have something like this and it didn't catch on, for reasons i just 
previoulsy highlighted. 

Andy Holmes writes: 

> Adam Gent wrote:
>> Window Grouping/Glueing/Globbing. 
>> The idea is as follows:  
>> Windows can be grouped by being snapped together (so that they touch, no
>> space in between). So once all the windows you want are snapped/glued
>> together you can move them as one. Or you could even move the whole group
>> to another workspace, or close the whole group. This is like tabs in some
>> regards except you can always see the contents of both windows. As 
>> desktop space is increased because of larger screens, I think it would be 
>> very benificial to the user to be able to group windows together other 
>> than just by workspaces.
> Interesting idea...but how do you propose to "unglue" a window once it has 
> been glued if dragging moves all attatched windows? I expect you've come 
> up with this idea with some inspiration from XMMS/Winamp but the differnce 
> there is that there is a 'Main' window. 
> -Andy 

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