[Suggestion] Replace Applications menu ext. with Gno-menu
satyajit.happy at gmail.com
Sun Aug 2 15:40:14 UTC 2015
I think the applications menu is used in Gnome Classic, that’s why it’s shipped.
We're all stories, in the end. Just make it a good one, eh? — The Doctor, Season 5, Episode 13.
On Sun, Aug 2, 2015 at 3:02 PM, Tim <darkxst at fastmail.fm> wrote:
> We have avoided shipping additional extensions (apart from the official ones in gnome-shell-extensions) for a number of reasons:
> - We aim to ship a vanilla gnome experience, and really most extensions become user preference, they are for the most part a niche, and if not
> (and everyone on the planet really wants a particular extension), then it should be proposed for inclusion into core gnome-shell.
> - Extensions break with most new releases and many lack proper maintenance, they can be slow to be fixed, and are a nightmare to package, for
> the most part there is not even proper versioning on the releases..
> - Many extensions ultimately get abandoned when the original author gets bored with them and never picked up by others.
> Based on the above, I am against even having any extra extensions available in the archives, i'm certainly not going to install them by default.
> For what its worth we had all sorts of breakage when we uploaded gnome-shell 3.16 to wily, caused by the dozen or so extensions that synced from
> It seems to me that it would be best to just have a page on the new website that highlights a bunch of the more popular extensions, people can
> then go to e.g.o and install the ones they like.
> On 02/08/15 18:49, Patrik Bubák wrote:
>> Umm... you know there's list view, right?
>> On Sun, 2015-08-02 at 10:45 +0200, Narcis Garcia wrote:
>>> Applications names seem to appear cut!
>>> El 02/08/15 a les 10:13, Patrik Bubák ha escrit:
>>> > This is the first time I have tried the Gno-menu extension in LTS, not
>>> > sure how many more functions it has with newer versions, but I would
>>> > really love to see this included by default instead of the poor
>>> > Applications menu that has not much to offer compared to Gno-menu.
>>> > https://extensions.gnome.org/extension/608/gnomenu/
>>> > --
>>> > *Patrik Bubák*
>>> > Ubuntu GNOME Artwork team <https://launchpad.net/~ubuntugnome-artwork <https://launchpad.net/%7Eubuntugnome-artwork>>
>>> > | Behance.net <http://behance.net/inoki>
>>> > Sent using Evolution <https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Evolution/>
>>> > Nothing ruins creativity like too many voices weighing in. We call it
>>> > the /Ice Cream Principle/. Tell 10 people to go get ice cream with one
>>> > condition: they all have to agree on one flavour. That flavour is going
>>> > to be chocolate or vanilla every time. Groups of people don't agree on
>>> > what's cool or interesting, they agree on what's easy to agree on.
>> Sent using Evolution <https://wiki.gnome.org/Apps/Evolution/> from Ubuntu <http://ubuntu.com/desktop>
>> Nothing ruins creativity like too many voices weighing in. We call it the /Ice Cream Principle/. Tell 10 people to go get ice cream with one
>> condition: they all have to agree on one flavour. That flavour is going to be chocolate or vanilla every time. Groups of people don't agree on
>> what's cool or interesting, they agree on what's easy to agree on.
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