[sugar] frame gets in the way when alt-tabbing
erik at laptop.org
Tue Sep 23 09:21:04 EDT 2008
On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 03:28:33PM -0400, Eben Eliason wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 3:14 PM, Erik Garrison <erik at laptop.org> wrote:
> > ...
> > So perhaps the best thing to do is to add a configuration option to
> > allow the user to enable or disable this behavior?
> > Would it be better if the frame was quickly displayed instead of sliding
> > into view? Maybe generally we need a configuration option to turn on
> > and off fancy animations to improve system responsiveness?
> Perhaps in the short term a boolean (exposed or not...I'd lean toward
> not) would suit. The big isue is lack of composition support. The
> Frame currently "slides in" about 1/2 as fast as I'd like it to, and
> choppily at that. With composition we could get smooth motion and
> also speed it up significantly. (The only reason it's so slow now, I
> believe, is because without composition we can't draw frames fast
> enough to convey the motion unless we increase the length of the
Both Joyride and 8.2 streams have composition enabled by default.
You can test composition by running "xcompmgr -d :0.0" in the terminal.
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