idea: new menu editor for xfce
samuel.verstraete at gmail.com
Thu Apr 3 14:44:21 CEST 2008
if you do it right, your application should be desktop neutral.
in the sense that if you edit the menu that change will be reflected
to all DE's that support the freedesktop standard...
On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 2:38 PM, Stephan Arts <stephan at xfce.org> wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 2:35 PM, Christian M <bodiak at gmx.de> wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 12:10 PM, Stephan Arts <stephan at xfce.org> 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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