Re: Global menubar (was Re: #4 on ToDo list: make the top panel prettier)
- From: Thorsten Wilms <t_w_ freenet de>
- To: gnome-shell-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Global menubar (was Re: #4 on ToDo list: make the top panel prettier)
- Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2009 13:59:17 +0100
On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 20:03 -0800, Brian Fleeger wrote:
> I recommend using a text-based Global Menu system for the near future.
> It will be more user friendly on the smaller computer screens that are
> becoming more prevalent, and will also give more room for content. A
> text based Global Menu system is also cost-efficient, as a relatively
> small number of man-hours could port the existing menu system from the
> in-window model used today up to the top panel. Program behavior need
> not copy Apple’s OSX, and plug-ins and patches such as “window-picker”
> could be used to obviate the need of a “dock”.
You seem to assume click-to-focus.
How would you deal with focus-follows mouse?
thorwil's design for free software:
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