Start menu (especially for Alexandre Julliard)
dank at kegel.com
Tue Sep 30 19:26:04 CDT 2003
Francois Gouget wrote:
> The Linux desktop menus are a total mess. FreeDesktop came up with a
> broken standard (vfolders) to 'unify' KDE and Gnome (which were already
> pretty similar and relatively easy to work with).
> But what we need is a truly standard way to create menus for all desktop
> environments on any Linux distribution. Something like the Debian
> menuing system, maybe with improved support for internationalization and
> other bells and whistles.
Well, as it happens, Debian appears to be embracing the FreeDesktop.org
"Desktop Menu Specification" (http://www.freedesktop.org/Standards/menu-spec)
at least judging by
Oh, and who's listed as one of the authors? A certain Francois...
IMHO wine should stay far, far away from inventing anything new
here, and simply obey the freedesktop.org menu spec (plus, perhaps,
a legacy scheme or two until they die off).
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