program launcher design bug?

Joao Inacio jcinacio at
Tue May 17 12:09:43 UTC 2005

I have to agree on this.

Still, i figure it should not be that easy to make it work properly
(just guessing here, but many things can be involved in the

On 5/17/05, Evan Monroig <evan.ubuntu at> wrote:
> Hi,
> One of the great features of linux is the multiple workspaces. Even if
> you have multiple applications open at the same time, they are not all
> over each other and are easier to find when you use several
> workspaces.
> But when you decide to launch an application, say or
> firefox, and that it takes more than 0.5 seconds to launch, most of us
> decide that we have something to do with another application in the
> meanwhile. For example, you start writing a mail in evolution. But
> what usually happens then is that the application you just launched
> comes to the front of your workspace, even though you launched it in
> the next one.
> Wouldn't it be better if the application stayed where I told it to get launched?
> Evan
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