Re: New Menu category Applictions/Multimedia
Le lundi 15 février 2010 à 13:40 +0000, Darren Salt a écrit :
> > The layout sucks: a good menu is hard to do because it must not be too deep
> > (too many clicks/movements to reach an application) nor too crowded (too
> > many applications in one submenu). The Debian menu is an achievement in
> > failure itself, since it manages to be both too deep and have crowded
> > submenus.
> The freedesktop one is too shallow; it has crowded submenus as a result
> (particularly its games submenu, IME).
The freedesktop.org specification does not impose a layout. You are
probably talking about the KDE, GNOME or Xfce menu.
> The Debian menu could probably do with a little splitting up here and there
> (sgt-puzzles, for example, adds quite a few menu entries to Games→Puzzles), a
> bit of merging here and there...
So, I take you will propose to split the Puzzles menu into Easy Puzzles
and Hard Puzzles? Or by the first letter?
If one package alone adds enough entries to make a submenu unusable,
maybe the problem is not in the menu layout but in the package.
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