multiscreen fix

Jeffery MacEachern j.maceachern at
Fri Feb 18 22:33:06 CET 2011

On Thu, Feb 17, 2011 at 14:19, Aaron J. Seigo <aseigo at> wrote:
> On Thursday, February 17, 2011, John Layt wrote:
>> and panels and plugging/unplugging that I should really find/open bug
> s,open,fix,g ;)
> seriously, the main reason why kicker got as good with multiscreen (not to
> mention multiple panels on the same screen) as it did is because i used a 2
> screen desktop for ~2 years, during which time i fixed every issue i spotted.
> it was worth it to me because it affected my daily usage. i used multiple
> panels on both screens of a multi-screen set up, my workflow at the time
> relied on it, so i put some effort into it.
> opening bug reports does nothing, directly, to make the code better.
> i'm not expecting to have a multiscreen setup again for the foreseeable
> future, so it really needs some other people chipping away at the user
> experience of panels in multiscreen. your lives will improve, as will many
> others who also use multiscreen.

I would very much like to, but I am far too busy with school right
now. I hope to make it a priority once I have dev time again.

> just think how absurd it is that, once again, most of the current multiscreen
> features and fixes in plasma-desktop (including multihead) have been written
> by me on a single screen system. "absurd" is the perfect word. i've had some
> grateful and dedicated testers, but that's like feeding each other with 10
> foot chopsticks: yes, it's possible, but it's really clumsy and very silly.

Possible, yes... it also sounds fun to try. :) Where can I buy 10 foot
chopsticks? ...and safety glasses...

 - Jeffery MacEachern
> i know man of you have a million other things to do, but this is an excellent
> investment in your day to day experience on your computer. and generally, once
> it's Fixed(tm) it doesn't need to be revisited as that code tends not to
> change at all once working.
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