Edgy Spec Proposal/Discussion: Standard Menus in ALL Desktops

Trent Lloyd lathiat at bur.st
Sat Apr 22 15:50:16 BST 2006

On Sat, Apr 22, 2006 at 09:45:18AM -0500, Travis Watkins wrote:
> On 4/22/06, Lukas Sabota <punkrockguy318 at comcast.net> wrote:
> > Hello!
> > A lot of work has been done in created a lean, mean, clean menu for
> > GNOME, KDE, and XFCE4.  But, there are a lot of other WMs  available:
> > Fluxbox, Openbox, Blackbox, IceWM, and a few others.  These desktops do
> > not use the nice Ubuntu menus.  Perhaps some work could be done to get
> > all of the universe WMs to have a consistent menu with K/x/ubuntu.
> > Please respond with your comments and feedback.
> >
> First you'd have to port all of these WMs to use the fd.o menu spec.
> Not exactly an easy thing to do.

You'll note that the debian menu package, somewhat, tries to achieve

Of course, a good start (if you wanted to do this) would be to get the
major desktops to have the same menus.


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Trent Lloyd <lathiat at bur.st>
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