--- xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0016.html 2004/05/04 17:54:01 1.4 +++ xml/htdocs/proj/en/glep/glep-0016.html 2004/11/11 21:30:10 1.5 @@ -8,7 +8,7 @@ -->- +
|Title:||Gentoo Menu System|
|Author:||Heinrich Wendel <lanius at gentoo.org>,|
|Post-History:||04-Oct-2003, 11-Dec-2003, 13-Dec-2003, 4-May-2004+|
|Post-History:||04-Oct-2003, 11-Dec-2003, 13-Dec-2003, 4-May-2004, 11-Nov-2004|
Timed out (and now subsumed by the gentoo-desktop top-level project)+
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 @@ -96,7 +101,7 @@ 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 @@ -116,7 +121,7 @@
We are trying to follow these specifications:
This GLEP exists for a long time now, still it is not accepted. I will outline the current status:
Based on suggestions from former discussions on the gentoo bugzilla, mailinglists and forums.