Re: GNOME Menus restructuring

On Tue, 2009-07-28 at 13:04 -0400, Matthias Clasen wrote:
> We have done essentially this (with the extra Preferences menu in
> between) for a few releases in Fedora, and we have gone back to using
> a single Preferences menu by default now. The two main problems we
> faced with this are
> 1) deep menus are hard (your approach kinda avoids this by nuking Preferences)
> 2) The categories are not clear enough to find what you are looking
> for without constantly strolling through several submenus.
> I don't think any amount of reorganization will make the menus really
> good. A menu system is just not a good fit for this amount of data
> that is not very strictly categorized.
> I'd rather see us focus on moving away from these menus via
> gnome-shell and  and new control-center shell.
I think all those menus could perfectly be replaced by a 'Control
Center' menu item, and then have the control center shell provide an
easy way to search for stuff

Rodrigo Moya <rodrigo gnome-db org>

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