idea: new menu editor for xfce

Stephan Arts stephan at
Thu Apr 3 14:38:00 CEST 2008

On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 2:35 PM, Christian M <bodiak at> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 12:10 PM, Stephan Arts <stephan at> wrote:
>  >  It is great that you want to write a new menu-editor. I would like to
>  >  point out to you that xfce 4.6 will come with a completely new menu
>  >  implementation. This makes the current menu-editor unusable and thus
>  >  obsolete.
>  >
>  >  Please take a look at libxfce4menu, it is the current backend library
>  >  which 'reads' the menu-files.
>  I've already taken a look under the hood of xfce and it seemed pretty obvious
>  that skipping to one coherent system was planned. It actually confused me
>  quite a bit at first ;-)
>  I just had an idea: As this application would be written with the gtk toolkit
>  and uses the standard for menus it should also (with little tweaks) work as
>  a gnome app, right?

In theory, yes.


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