--- xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0016.html 2003/12/13 23:12:24 1.3 +++ xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0016.html 2004/05/04 17:54:01 1.4 @@ -33,9 +33,9 @@
This GLEP handles a proposal for the following two goals:
GNOME, KDE, Fluxbox, to name only a few, have all their own ways of handling menus. There have been several requests       from users to streamline these menus. Furthermore there are several bug reports @@ -95,7 +96,7 @@ bugzilla.
The idea of a common menu system is not new to the Linux world, every big distribution (Debian, Mandrake, RedHat, Suse) has such a system. The big DE's, KDE and GNOME, with the help of freedesktop.org , are also trying to @@ -115,7 +116,7 @@
We are trying to follow these specifications:
Our goal is to patch the WM's with the help of these libraries to support the specifications. APP's then only have to install a .desktop entry  and optionally an icon and will be listed in all menus. This installation could -easily be done by two portage commands (domenu, doicon). Additionaly we -should provide a reference menu layout and icon theme and add a function to -repoman to validate .desktop files.+easily be done by two portage commands (domenu, doicon). +
This GLEP exists for a long time now, still it is not accepted. I will outline +the current status:+
We should focus on adding support to the following WM's first:+
The following are not so important, but support some kind of applications +menu:+
Based on suggestions from former discussions on the gentoo bugzilla, mailinglists and forums.