Window list grouped sorting
Submitted by Peter Oliver
The window list sorts items in the order they were opened. Seems reasonable.
Now, when a large number of windows are opened, it starts grouping related items. If someone has enough windows open to cause grouping, they probably have a lot of windows. It might be better to sort alphabetically within the groups.
For example, I tend to open dozens of xterms across many different hosts. I put the hostname in the window title, but even so, finding the one I want is tricky.
Alphabetically sorting in general wouldn't be good because, for example, the user wouldn't know where to expect a new item to appear in the window list, but by grouping windows you're already breaking this ordering. Changing the order within the group wouldn't make much difference from this point of view.