Re: Menu: Web Browser vs. Web browsers
On Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 20:08:57 -0700, Erik Steffl wrote:
> Jochen Voss wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 12, 2001 at 12:05:51AM +0200, J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) wrote:
> > > Given the precedent of "Apps", "Games", "Databases", "Editors" etc.,
> > > my vote goes to the plural.
> > So currently singular and plural forms are mixed. The menu policy really
> > should include some hints about hints.
My remark was about the top-level menu structure, which tends to the plural.
> IMO hints should be treated the same way as submenu titles (sections)
> are, after all that's what they are.
> while we're at it (let's go slightly off tangent): most email tools
> are under Apps/Net (mutt, mozilla, netscape) but evolution is in
> Apps/Tools. is it a bug?
Yes; Evolution is definitely not a one task piece of software. Email
functionality is just one part of what Evolution provides. Å more
appropriate section for it would be a Apps/Groupware which we currently
Perhaps it is time to review the menu structure. Looking at what I have in
Apps/Net on my system, I think it would be appropriate to have new
Workgroup oriented software integrating mail, scheduling etc.
Instant messaging systems (Jabber, ICQ etc.)
Internet Relay Chat clients
Email clients (MUAs).
Cyberspace, a final frontier. These are the voyages of my messages,
on a lightspeed mission to explore strange new systems and to boldly go
where no data has gone before.