A tricky situation in malone bug 60995

Scott Kitterman ubuntu at kitterman.com
Mon Oct 22 12:19:38 BST 2007


On Mon, 22 Oct 2007 07:13:52 +0200 Jan Claeys <lists at janc.be> wrote:
>Op zondag 21-10-2007 om 11:28 uur [tijdzone -0400], schreef Scott
>Kitterman:
>> IIRC, there were a number of open bugs against Firefox regarding
>> incorrect loss of focus and so what often happened was that you could
>> lose focus in a text box without taking action to do so and then end
>> up paging back when you thought you were editing text.
>
>So GNOME should disable all keys that can close windows or otherwise
>cause data loss because some bugs *elsewhere* might cause the current
>window to lose focus?  (And there are many more such bugs in GNOME than
>in Firefox!)
>
Before this change was implemented, I routinely lost data due to 
inadvertent loss of focus and backspace.  Since then I don't.  That's the 
bottom line for me.

Personally I don't care what Gnome does.  I've never used it.

Scott K



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