New gnome panel concept

Joshua Gardner mellowcellofellow at
Tue Jan 23 23:21:15 UTC 2007

Oh, so it's back to menu buttons? I do like the idea. After that discussion
in the mailing list about it I went and made myself one. Adam liked it, but
it's not stellar.


On 1/23/07, jmak <jozmak at> wrote:
> On 1/23/07, Matthew Wild <mwild1 at> wrote:
> > Looks good. Will this work mostly unmodified on Xubuntu, or does it all
> > integrate heavily with GNOME?
> This will be part of gnome 3.0, not xfce. That something like this
> will come at some point was foreseeable; because it make much sense
> from the usability point of view. The application entry supposed to be
> the most important place on the panel; but currently this is the less
> marked with a plain text and with a tiny logo. That the application
> icon is an important usability tool is underlined by the fact that
> most distros (windows, kde and so on) use icons to mark this
> privileged entry place and it seems that gnome developers also
> recognized this.
> Jmak
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