Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 25th Jan 2007 19:17 UTC, submitted by anonymous
Mandriva, Mandrake, Lycoris As revealed yesterday, Mandriva today released a special version of its Mandriva One 2007 distribution, using the 'Metisse' 3D environment (which is actually not a 3D environment). "Metisse is a window manager developed by the In Situ project. Available under the General Public Licence exclusively for Linux, Metisse differs from a classic 3D desktop ('the cube') in the way that it offers innovative windows interactions, thus enforcing work efficiency."
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by Treza on Sat 27th Jan 2007 14:22 UTC
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It seems somewhat related to the "Focus follows mouse" principle, at least the focused window shall not be toplevel.
This is a peculiarity of X windows ( I remember I first saw it more than 10 years ago on OpenLook Sun Sparc workstations...), I miss it daily at work with Windows.

Is there any poll on the ratio of users of "focus follows mouse" versus "click to focus" on Linux ?

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