More panel feature ideas

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Sun Feb 5 09:45:41 CET 2006

Jani Monoses schreef:
>> The problem here for me is that every one of our programs that deal with 
>> menus or desktop files has a different implementation. I really would 
>> like to have one common way to get a list of applications.
> Which are all the modules that are currently duplicating this? And where 
> should a common implementation go? When you mean 'deal with menus' you 
> mean any menu widget (like the windowlist plugin) or just menus with 
> desktop files as entries?

I'm not sure where it should go, actually. With menus, I meant the 
system menu, so basically xfmenu.

So, we basically have thunar, xffm?, xfdesktop (menu and menu panel 
plugin) and appfinder.

I haven't really thought about what would be the 'correct' way to handle 


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