Re: Re: Mac-style menus

My god, 

Its just a matter of style, as far as the menus could be configured as
optional, also can the slopy focus.

no mo fights about non finishable discussions, where everyone is right
about their ideas :)

this was MHO

On Thu, 15 Jun 2000, George Farris wrote:
> Date: Thu, 15 Jun 2000 21:07:23 -0700
> To:
> From: George Farris <>
> Subject: Re: Mac-style menus 
> If you want proper operation of menu maybe checkout the GNUstep 
> project.  The entire interface is geared to work with those kinds 
> of menus.
> > 
> > I've had this argument before in a number of different settings, and I
> > think I've yet to convince more than one person, but that's a different
> > matter...  My argument goes:  It's not *just* a matter of personal
> > preference.  Some functions belong to the application, and not just the
> > particular document (window) you're working with.  Sticking a global
> > 'Quit' menu item under a window 'File' menu has bitten me more than
> > once.  Using 'sloppy-focus' *is* a problem with Mac menus...  I've
> > proposed (on other forums) having the global menu be a task list (for
> > programs that wanted to export menus in this fashion, especially apps
> > that work with more than one document at a time).  Click on the task's
> > name, and a submenu for that process is displayed, which contains all
> > application-level commands for the process (like 'Quit', 'New', 'Open'
> > and 'About').  (also solves the problem that a lot of Mac users have of
> > forgetting when they've accidentally left their application open, since
> > the task list is always there, and conspicuous.)
> > 
> -- 
> George Farris - VE7FRG
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