Re: Menu hierarchie for different users and general user settings
On Wed, 19 Jul 2000, Andreas Tille wrote:
> interesting one for this kind of user. So I wonder if there could
> be installed a mechanism in the menu system which serves the
> following functionality:
> 1. list menuitems of all installed software (the state we have now)
> for the experienced user
This together with internationalisation seems to be a very difficult goal.
I would prefer to have language and more important advantage of a user not
as fixed values but values that can be modified by user in the menu.
A very convenient way would to have the normal all-and-every-thing menu as
standards and user-definable changes on a per user basis.
Perhaps a file like
GENERAL type child
GENERAL language german
RENAME_ITEM games Spielchen
INCLUDE_ITEM <Format wie in bisherigen Menues>
Where GENERAL ist just a kind of include /usr/lib/menus/stencil/$where/$what
and could be easily changed by a little programm.
(Or even the programm making the wm-configs out of this could have
a --temp-override language xzy, which could presented in a little
It's advantage would be a very convenient way for the user to
It's disadvantage would be the enourmous amount of time to recompile all
user-settings when the main-menu-database changes.
Bernhard R. Link