Default Desktop Experience for 11.04

Patrick Goetz pgoetz at mail.utexas.edu
Fri Apr 8 19:20:27 UTC 2011


On 04/08/2011 01:05 PM, Remco wrote:
>
> You have a Firefox window with a Terminal just above it. As soon as
> you move to the terminal window, focus switches to the terminal. But
> the menu is still the Firefox menu for 1 second. After the delay, the
> menu switches to Terminal.
>

Note first that point to focus does work with Unity-2D.  Does "not 
supported" mean "use at your own risk"?

Of course your suggestion will cause problems for the people are using a 
single, maximized application, unless the 1 second delay is only 
introduced if focus passes through another application.

This is all well and good, but what was wrong with having the 
application menu live on the application window?  Is this too confusing 
for most users?  I can say with near certainty that my mom, who is still 
mystified by the otherworldly concept of multiple application windows 
open on one screen, will be confused and disoriented by this change.







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