Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 17th May 2007 18:54 UTC
Gnome In the GNOME bugzilla, there is an ongoing discussion about whether or not to include a patch into the default GNOME installation which would enable GNOME to (optionally) have a global application menubar, similar to that of the Mac OS and KDE (in the latter it is optional and off by default). Installation instructions and .deb packages, as well as a 60-page (and counting) discussion of the patch, are available on the UbuntuForums. Read on for a poll on this issue.
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RE: Some numbers
by Morin on Fri 18th May 2007 00:16 UTC in reply to "Some numbers"
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> Yes, if you're trying to activate a menu entry on a
> window that doesn't have focus, there is some extra
> motion involved with the toplevel menubar.

From experience, I can tell that much worse than the extra motion is the confusion when you are trying to access some program's menu, but have another one focused. You keep looking for a menu item that isn't there, until you finally realize that you're dealing with the menu of another program.

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