Luzi Thoeny lucius.antonius at
Mon May 1 10:02:16 UTC 2006

Jani Monoses wrote:
> On 5/1/06, Pekka Kujansuu <pekuja at> wrote:
>> I think it's pretty confusing that the main menu in Xubuntu is called
>> "Applications", given that it contains more than just applications. It
>> makes no sense to me at all to click on "Applications" in order to
>> change my system settings or log out. Is the menu name final for Dapper?
> True. How about Menu? Or Start  ;) ? The single button without some 
> text may
> be too small.
> I like Jonathan's proposal with app/system separation, the drawback is 
> that
> you need two plugins
> started for it and it does not behave like a menubar.
are we not going to have applications/places/system like ubuntu-gnome? 
if possible, i'd go for this solution, because it is already a standard 
on ubuntu-gnome, and i'm sure they have spent lots of thought on it.

i'm against a button without text, because in the documentation, we need 
to tell people where to click. it needs an actual name, so we can write 
stuff like 'click on Applications->Office->AbiWord'. i'd call it 'Start 
Menu' or similar...

whatever is decided here, i hope is decided soon, because i will have to 
change all the menu entries  in the documentation...


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