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Re: vfolder .desktop and Window Maker

On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 11:24:33AM +0100, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote: 
>  This means you parse all the menu entries, and then apply selectors to
>  decide which entries go in which menus.

Right, yep.

>  What I am missing here is the ability to merge small menus into its
>  parents.  For example, given this:
>             Tools/
>                 Clocks/
>                     Asclock
>                 Archive Generator
>                 Search Tool
>  "menu" will merge Asclock back into "Tools" because the "Clocks"
>  submenu is too small.  You can see it from another POV: Asclock is
>  initially in the Tools menu, and has a "hint" named "Clocks".  Iff
>  there's at least a certain number of menu entries with the same
>  "Clocks" hint, they will be grouped in the "Clocks" submenu, otherwise
>  they will be left in tools.  This way you can avoid creating large
>  menus by creating deeper hierarchies and you avoid deep hierarchies of
>  sparse menus.

Ah, I see. That should be reasonably straightforward to implement, 
just a <MergeIntoParentIfSmallerThan>5</MergeIntoParentIfSmallerThan> 
or something along those lines.


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