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Re: Desktop issues discussion proposal



Razvan Corneliu C.R. d3vi1 VILT (razvan vilt linux360 ro) said: 
> Well... it seems like we have some small issues in the future path of
> the fedora core desktop (not only for fedora actually).
> 1) Menus. More is not the best solution, so it's out. We should try to
> create a replacement, because in some situations the menus are
> overwhelming.
> 2) How many applications doing the same thing do we need? Having too
> many applications can be confusing. A new user (especially one that
> comes from another OS or from an old Linux distribution version), would
> be confused and might not make the optimal choice for his situation.
> Think of how many music players we have, how many editors, how many mail
> clients. Should all these be in the equivalent of the now deprecated
> X-Red-Hat-Base? Should we even show all the applications we have
> installed or just the popular ones? A Microsoft style hide unused
> entries would be practical? Are there any other solutions, such as 2/3
> level menu tree?

This are related. The answer is generally to just move stuff out of
Core, and into Extras. Eventually, if the user explicitly decides
to install 20 mail clients, that's their own problem, but the default
OS install shouldn't do this to them, yes.

Bill



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