Re: EOG for GNOME 1.4 - use eog-0-6 branch



Christian Meyer <chrisime mailing uni de> writes:

> There is "Bild _ffnen" + "Neues _Fenster"
> So "f" is used twice, which means it'll cause some problems when using
> shortcuts in Menu "Datei".

Thanks for the additional info.  An oversight by my side...

> "B" is already used by "Beenden". I have no better suggestion than
> just moving to an unused character like "n", as gnome-libs are more
> important, coz they are used by almost every program.

Yes and no.  I'm inclined to change gnome-libs (german message file)...
OTOH, there's a difference between "_New" and "Create New _Window",
obviously.


Christian Meyer <chrisime mailing uni de> writes:

> Martin, maybe you can get "Neues _Fenster" to another Menu, like some
> other apps do. Look at gnotepad+. There you'll find "New windows" in
> the menu "Window". Maybe you can do something similiar. At a later
> time you can extend the menu. For now it is just important that we
> don't have any shortcut  collisions.

It looks to me that your proposal is sane.  The comment clearly says
"Create New _Window" belongs to the Window menu:

    #.
    #. * Window menu
    #.
    #: libgnomeui/gnome-app-helper.c:247
    msgid "Create New _Window"
    msgstr "Neues _Fenster"

Our friends form the UI department have to decide whether it's okay to
have this menu entry in the File menu, too.  Martin, why not just using
"_New"?


Martin Baulig <martin home-of-linux org> writes:

> Sorry, but I need to say no to this, at least for GNOME 1.4.

Yes, it's late -- OTOH, one can argue it's a UI bug which has to be
fixed.  Either use "New" in "File" or move "Create New Window" to the
"Windows" menu.

> Can we please fix this in the german translation in some way ?

This isn't that easy.  It's important to have accelerators consistently
assigned all over the GNOME applications.

> I don't like to change the menu structure so shortly before the
> release especially since I don't know how this'd affect other
> languages.

I admit that's a valid argument, too.  Nevertheless there's only one
solution: Don't use the stock menu entry from the Window menu in File :)

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