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Mike Gray

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glass rain spectrum

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Royal_Black

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I hope to see the mockup soon :) Could you make a quick drawing while we wait, though?

Yes, I guess we do have a lot of organization methods on computers. Ideally, all that should be one seamless system, for windows, tabs, and desktops.

As I was thinking about this, it occurred to me that while we could spend lots of time on app launching, I really think that window management should be a priority, since it takes up most of our time working on the computer. So if we were to include one new idea in the DE, I think it should be a new window manager. We still should work on other things, but they are not nearly as central. Forgive me if I am stating the obvious, but then again I never really thought about it much before ;)

Coding a window manager is not as hard as it might seem, so it could be created very quickly if a developer knew X or Wayland well enough. Full integration would need a toolkit, but Linux is modular so that could be created later with an API to control the window manager.

I just thought I would mention this, since the author of "Why Tabs Must Die" suggested it to me. He said we might want to join the elementary project because they are working on a new DE. I'm not sure if FluiDE's goals are the same as elementary's, but maybe we should submit some of our ideas to them. I would be perfectly happy if some other DE used ideas we came up with. What do you think about doing that?

By the way, I'm still waiting for a reply from SourceForge. Emailing on Easter weekend probably wasn't a good idea on my part.

David, I've thought about it, and it definitely wouldn't be wise to rush the design like you pointed out. While we work on the 'real thing', I think we should devote some time for creating a proof of concept that doesn't have all the features, but can be used as a promotional tool. We can't achieve our long term goals without a larger team, so we'll have to set some short term ones, but we can still work on setting the long term goals too.

Happy Easter =)
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