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Re: Week 8 hate

On Sat, 2003-02-22 at 15:13, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 22, 2003 at 06:16:31PM +0000, Ross Burton wrote:
> > > > > Why is there a little bit of space left on the bottom of a maximized Gnome
> > > > > Terminal? Other apps maximize properly.
> > > > Because you wouldn't gain any actual terminal space if there wasn't?
> > > 
> > > Ok. I understand this. But it is not consistent with other apps. If I
> > > get fazed by this, what about the average user? ;)
> > 
> > How do you suggest this is "fixed"?
> By filling the unused space in the background color, and especially by
> not letting the mouse click events go past the maximized windows to
> whatever is encountered below it.

Filling in with background colour would be broken at best.  What happens
when an app draws it's own back on the bottom/right edges?  Does the
colour propogate to the extra space, or not?  Either way, you'd end up
with undesired behaviour.

I haven't seen an X terminal yet that doesn't maximize to the best of
its ability (i.e., columns*width of character).  If you want a terminal
that fills the whole screen, ctrl-alt-F1 works great.  ;-)

> Friendly,
> Sven Luther

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