RFC: Standardising the Help menus

Alexandre Julliard julliard at winehq.org
Fri Apr 1 12:22:20 CDT 2011

Francois Gouget <fgouget at free.fr> writes:

>  * Putting the program name in the menu name also feels redundant to me. 
>    Does one really expect Regedit to give you the help for Notepad? 
>    Similarly one would expect an 'About' menu to be about the current 
>    program, although in Wine's case it's more a generic About dialog.

I agree that the program name is not needed for something like
'Contents'. However, 'About' all by itself doesn't feel right. 'About
<program>' is IMO preferable for grammatical reasons, even if it's a
little extra work for translators.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at winehq.org

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