Re: GMenuModel has landed


On Thu, 2011-12-08 at 19:24 -0800, John Ralls wrote:
> I think that you misunderstand how mac os works. 
> Yes, a single menu bar is displayed at the top of the screen. This is
> correct behavior according to Fit's Law, because you can bang the
> pointer to the top of the screen and it can't overshoot.
> No, applications are not limited to having a single menu bar. It's a
> one-liner to switch menubars when different window (or notebook tab,
> for that matter) gets focus.

This is obviously true from the fact that an application can detect
which window has focus and the fact that the items in a menu can be
changed, but it has to be done manually and is exceedingly uncommon in
native mac os applications.


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