jannis at xfce.org
Mon Jan 15 20:31:21 CET 2007
On Mon, 15 Jan 2007 12:52:24 +0200, Jani Monoses wrote:
> > Hm... it looked a lot like GnomeCanvas... anyway, more important
> > than the appbrowser UI is to finish frapmenu. There's still a lot
> > of work, so maybe GtkCanvas will be done before we're done with
> > libfrapmenu. ;-)
> How close is frapmenu to being good enough for building a desktop
> menu plugin with it (assuming this does not mean full XDG spec
> implementation and thus not reflected by the STATUS file in svn)
Very close. Some important features are still missing, though:
* proper legacy menu support (already started working on this)
* menu layout / merge-file support
* file system monitoring
This means it's already possible to build a complete menu, but it
doesn't contain legacy menus, includes menu items of other desktop
environments and is not reloaded when any of the displayed menu items
(= desktop files) are added/edited/removed.
You can see the resulting menu when you run "make check" in
libfrap/trunk/libfrap/menu or when you start
./tests/test-display-root-menu <.menu file> in that directory.
BTW, such a plugin is likely to be added soon to libfrap as it's really
very easy with the comfortable API we already have.
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