Simplify dialog title strings of goodies

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at
Sat Nov 15 12:47:54 CET 2008

On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 12:43:06 +0100, Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at>

>On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 03:39:13 -0800
>"Brian J. Tarricone" <bjt23 at> wrote:
>> On Sat, 15 Nov 2008 12:27:44 +0100 Enrico Tröger wrote:
>> > 
>> > - Titles of preference dialogs: simply title it with the plugin
>> > name. There is no need to for anything like "Xfce4 Foo" or "Foo
>> > preferences". Call it "Foo". Preference dialogs are generally
>> > easily noticeable as such without the need to explicitly state it.
>> Well, we already decided this on xfce4-dev week or 2 ago and this
>> is mostly done already ^_^.
>In core Xfce, yes. But not in plugins (that's why Enrico has sent the
>same mail to goodies-dev as well).

Sorry, I probably should have been clearer that I was targeting
goodies and the intention of all this mostly is based on the change in
core Xfce.

>> > - Remove any "Xfce4" or "Xfce" parts from dialog titles and in
>> > general from user-visible strings containing the application/plugin
>> > name. Users most probably know that they are running Xfce :).
>> > Especially for panel plugins.
>> > Exception: About dialogs where the real application name is desired
>> > (e.g. Xfce4 Dictionary, Xfce4 Mailwatch Plugin, ...).
>> Isn't that more or less the same thing as the above?
>Agreed. I replied something similar on goodies-dev.

Let's continue this on goodies-dev.


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