A collection of random patches for review

Alistair Buxton a.j.buxton at gmail.com
Wed Jan 29 00:20:43 CET 2014

On 28 January 2014 21:46, Matthew Brush <mbrush at codebrainz.ca> wrote:
> On 14-01-28 12:03 PM, Alistair Buxton wrote:
>> [...]
>> https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=10631 - support for gtk
>> header bars. This is a patch series and changes quite a lot of stuff
>> but I think it is worth it, as it should be 100% backwards compatible
>> while also optionally extending themes if the designers want it.
> Out of curiosity, in an application like the new Gedit[1] (as a recent
> example of where I first saw this UI abortion), where would the main menubar
> go, since the client is drawing hideous windows border/neutered toolbars
> where the menubar would normally go and (luckily) XFCE doesn't have a
> "global menu" thing? Would it just get crammed under the GtkHeaderBar off to
> the right side of the sidebar, or would it appear to float ontop of the
> client drawn borders or something else?

In your gedit screenshot I think all the menus are under that cog icon
in the top right - like in chrome. Classic style menus are also still
available. It is up to each application to decide what it wants. Which
is terrible, but there's nothing we can do about it.

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