start menu request (Was: Re: reporting for duty)

Benedikt Meurer Benedikt.Meurer at
Mon Jun 30 10:27:36 CEST 2003

On Mon, 30, Jun 2003, Biju Chacko wrote:

> > Well, some clarification is required here :)
> > 
> > If we can use the standard in a way that doesn't change the way stuff
> > work in xfce panel, then yes, 100% agree.
> > 
> > What I'm totally against, is making the panel a KDE or GNOME panel
> > clone.
> The freedesktop menu spec doesn't force a hierarchical (sp?) menu. It
> specifies how to group menu items according to 'topic'. A topic would
> something like 'Dev Tools', 'Office Apps', 'Internet', etc.
> Most desktops use this to create a hierarchical menu. We could use it to
> autogenerate menus according to subject.
> So I suppose, the user could choose to make a popup either the current
> style of manually added items or autogenerated on some theme/topic.

Thats nearly what I ment :-)

> This is obviously stuff for 4.2 or 4.4 even.

Of course.


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