[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#430184: Bug#430184: Bug#430184: xfce4-utils: prevent window resize on startup

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at corsac.net
Sat Jun 23 23:05:50 UTC 2007

On sam, 2007-06-23 at 12:09 -0400, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> > I don't really think this is really a problem either. Instead, I'd
> say
> > -1 is "the good thing", so there is no change to do in the code if
> > there's more thing to add.
> i am using a slower computer (1.6 ghz), and the effect is pretty
> pronounced. 

mine is a 1.5ghz ppc.

>  the gnome hig has a section that discourages showing
> windows, then resizing
> (http://developer.gnome.org/projects/gup/hig/2.0/windows.html#windows-show-hide).

Yes, and Xfce devs tend to follow gnome HIG. But anyway the fix is not
to set the size but to draw after resize, i'd say.

> i understand that the choice is yours, but i think the change is
> minimal, and benefits usability and how professional and polished xfce
> looks.  so its worth making the change.

I'm "only" the packager, not the developer, so choice isn't mine. (i
don't think it's useful to add this to our packages only). I'll ask Xfce
devs and report back.


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