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Re: When is the K-Menu going to lose the Debian submenu?

On Sun, 11 Jul 2004, Chris Cheney wrote:

> On Sat, Jul 10, 2004 at 09:36:55AM -0500, Bud Rogers wrote:
> > On Friday 09 July 2004 22:30, Doug Holland wrote:
> > > WHY is there a Debian submenu in the K Menu?
> > >
> > > Why are half of the utilities in K->Utilities, and the other half in
> > > K->Debian->Apps->Tools?
> > >
> > > Why is there not a unified set of menus?
> >
> > The submenu is a nuisance.  It doesn't serve any useful purpose that I
> > can see and it breaks the logical flow of the menus.
> The layout of the Debian menu is much different than the fdo menu so
> there isn't really a clean mapping between them. Debian for example puts
> graphic viewers, pdf/postscript viewers, and movie viewers (iirc) in the
> same category, for the fdo menu all three are broken out into separate
> categories and are in entirely separate sections. FWIW - Gnome menu
> breaks out the Debian submenu exactly the same as KDE. It would be really
> nice if Debian menu would switch to fdo menu soon since fdo menu
> categories are much more logical than the current Debian set amongst
> other improvements that moving to fdo would buy us.

Possibly(?)/probably(?) Debian will switch to something completely
different - see:



  Tomas Pospisek
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