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Re: Usability and experienced people [was Re: Bug#167297: ITP: gnome1 -- The GNU Network Object Model Environment (version 1)]

> Steve Greenland <steveg@moregruel.net> wrote:
> > What you've missed is that features you've explained so well are
> > not, in fact, GNOME features. They are *window manager*
> > features. Metacity doesn't support viewports, and I think Havoc
> > has said it won't.  Sawfish used to, as you note: I think that
> > they haven't been removed, just hidden because the sawfish
> > maintainer has decided he'd rather support some features well
> > rather than a lot of features badly.

Nick Name <nick.name@inwind.it> writes:
> Surely I know that it's a window manager feature, but sawfish should
> be considered part of the gnome1 desktop. Anyway, there must be
> support for viewports in the gnome pager. In gnome2 there is no
> support for viewports.

Actually, the viewports are still in sawfish, just not in the
configurator.  Check the OPTIONS.gz in the docs...

I was quite frustrated too before I found it....

Regards, EOF

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