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Re: (Possible) menu code rewrite

Hi Joseph!

On Tue, 16 Jul 2002, Joseph Carter wrote:

> On Tue, Jul 16, 2002 at 07:02:26PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> > > - more detailed categories. too flat hierarchy. "Net" is much too full.
> > >   "Tools" doesn't fit on my 1600x1200 screen...
> > 
> > Isn't the hint system supposed to fix that problem? Maybe it is time to have
> > it enabled by default, and aggressively add hints to all packages providing
> > menus.
> Supposed to, but it doesn't work.  See the BTS, there's tons of examples
> of how it totally breaks on an average system to use hints.

Well, time to fix it then, instead of adding yet another feature.  In my
system hints work without segfaulting, and I find that they clean up the
menu structure rather nicely.  So they do address the problem, as long as
we fix whatever causes hints to break in some systems.

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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