> Now if only they had bothered to merge the two panels' functionality
Yes, would be really nice to have.
However, they did excellent work there nonetheless. Once a "true" workspace switcher extension crops up (the one that actually shows windows on workspaces), I think the sanity will be completely restored.
PS. Amazingly _multiple_ people/groups produced slightly different solutions to what is "overview bug". If that's not indicative of the brokenness of it, I don't know what is.