Unneeded System Tools menu

Mackenzie Morgan macoafi at gmail.com
Mon Mar 31 14:50:10 UTC 2008

On Mon, 2008-03-31 at 16:25 +0200, Sebastien Bacher wrote:
> Le lundi 31 mars 2008 à 12:48 +0200, Milan a écrit :
> > In Hardy, all applications that don't really manage system-wide or user
> > settings were moved from System->Preferences and ->Administration to
> > Applications->System Tools.
> The change has been decided in a recent desktop team meeting on IRC. The
> category is an upstream official one and quite some applications are
> using it. We used to do changes to not have it on the default
> installation but the system menus have lot of items and the category is
> quickly unmasked when installing something using it anyway
> We will likely move some other things back there if we continue to use
> the category. The comments there are interesting though. Why do you
> think it's an issue? Do you find confusing to have the category unmasked
> and containing only one item if you install vmware for example?
> Sebastien Bacher

I think the confusion is in the naming.  We have a "System" menu and a
"System..." submenu now.  The suggestion that it be renamed to simply
"Tools" makes sense to me.

Mackenzie Morgan
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