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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by kaiwai on Fri 18th May 2007 03:32 UTC
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I love it, and would like to see that being the status quo for GNOME; being an old Amiga/MacOS X user, I see it as a step in the right direction.

With that being said, we all know how trademark and patent happy Apple is - and this might be a signal to Apple to cause problems; sure, it might be possible to point to prior art, AmigaOS being an example, but even so, it might cause a headache.

With that being said, I don't want to see shiny interfaces; I like the boring colours that come standard with GNOME - its business like professional and understated, just like GUI should be - provide me with an interface so I can get access to my application, then leave me alone.

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