More panel feature ideas

Jasper Huijsmans jasper at
Sun Feb 5 09:55:22 CET 2006

Brian J. Tarricone schreef:
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> Jasper Huijsmans wrote:
>> 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 
>> this.
> Unfortunately, I really think this correct way is going to have to wait
> until 4.6.  Unless we want to delay 4.4 even more.  Which I for one don't.

Yeah, I forgot to mention that ;-)

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