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Vincent imnotb at
Thu Jan 11 19:48:51 UTC 2007

On 1/11/07, jmak <jozmak at> wrote:
> On 1/11/07, Adam Miller <maxamillion at> wrote:
> > Scrap the whole menu button concept all together, I don't see the point
> in
> > having it.
> >
> > If we want to update the look, maybe a new icon theme with murrina aqua
> ....
> > but I'm with Robert on this one, nothing jumping out and saying "I am
> > feisty!"
> Just as a curiousity; do you know what was the very first user request
> on our brand new xubuntu user mailing list?
> This:
> "I really like the speed of Xfce on this laptop (on any moachine,
> actually), but I wish there were more icon options available for Xfce.
> Unlike gnome-look and, doesn't have a
> plethora of icon options available."
> This just confirms that users want an attractive look beyond
> functionality. If you are unable to put yourself into the shoes of
> users you might easily end up with a product like the Gimp, everyone
> hates it except the ones who make it (and a few more amateurs)

To me it looks more like a request for *more* icons than for *better* icons.
And in that regard, Xfce is probably not yet popular enough.

By the way, I just use the menu button in my own set up, that's all.
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