Quick Guide: Desktop-Menu or System-menu?

Corey Burger corey.burger at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 13:43:03 UTC 2005

For the Quickguide I submitted was a fix for this as part of a larger
patch. All instances of desktop have now been switched to system,
including the links for this doc.


On Tue, 08 Mar 2005 15:07:36 +0200, Ari Torhamo
<ari.torhamo at saunalahti.fi> wrote:
> ma, 2005-03-07 kello 18:32 +0200, Sean Wheller kirjoitti:
> > On Monday 07 March 2005 16:31, Ari Torhamo wrote:
> > > Here is a list of all occurrences of the word "desktop-menu" in Quick
> > > Guide (r678). Could you have a look at them and tell if it's okay to
> > > change them to "system-menu". If you give me a go-ahead, I can make a
> > > patch which does the changes and send the patch to you.
> >
> > This is historical. Warty the System menu was called the Desktop Menu. Now
> > with the change we still have desktop for the entities. You can change them
> > in quick guide if you wish. You will also have to change the declarations of
> > the menus xml instances in libs/global.ent
> Are you sure that any changes are needed in ./libs/global.ent? There
> indeed are references to (declarations of?) xml-files in ./common/menus,
> but I don't see a declaration for desktop-menu there, nor such xml-file
> in ./common/menus. There were references to desktop-menu in the content
> of some of those xml-files, which I changed, but I guess that doesn't
> give a reason to change any of the menu declarations.
> I don't really even understand the purpose of declaring menus, because
> some of the menus are not declared at all, like the Places menu,
> although they are present in the Quick Guide. Well, it's propably just
> me - this whole DocBook-thing is soooo complicated.
> > and then change any usage of the
> > word Desktop in the XML instances themselves (see common/menus/.
> I have made these changes to my own copy of the Quick Guide now as well
> as the changes to the quickguide.xml. I'm ready to make a patch as soon as the declaration issue is solved
> >  Do all such
> > changes in one patch. To make the patch make trunk/ your pwd, then svn diff >
> > foo.txt
> >
> > Try to keep the patch to only the changes you made in those areas:
> > 1. quickguide.xml
> > 2. global.ent
> > 3. common/menus/*.xml
> >
> > If you are not sure just ask.
> OK :) To be sure: I may put changes to 1, 2 and 3 into one patch, but
> should put nothing else there? And should I send possible future
> patches to the list? I remember someone saying that it's not necessary
> to send them to everyone on the list.
> > BTW it is a good idea to have our discussions on list
> True :)
> Ari
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