[squeak-dev] Re: The Trunk: System-mha.167.mcz
siguctua at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 16:19:22 UTC 2009
2009/11/18 Michael Haupt <mhaupt at gmail.com>:
> Here's an idea. It's not about a structure proposal for the entire
> world menu, as I rarely use many of the entries ...
> But regarding the structure, what about having something like this.
> Test Runner
> more tools ...
> Save as ...
> Save as new version
> Save and quit
> I know, this doesn't look much different from what we have now, but
> there's something behind the scenes. The "more tools ..." entry would
> open a sub-menu with all the tools to pick from. The four entries
> above that (i.e., the four first entries in the world menu) are
> adaptive. The most frequently selected tools make it there, replacing
> the less frequently used ones. So, if I rarely open a Transcript but
> often the Monticello browser, the latter will eventually replace the
> What about that?
I quite neutral to tricks, like dynamically tracking a most often used
items and arrange the menu
using this criteria.
if your changes will make world menu contain less items (not counting
submenus), please do :)
> Regarding content-wise restructuring of the world menu, I can't say
> much as I usually use the top four entries, and some of the ones at
> the bottom. The rest is very rarely used, so I don't have much
> interest and don't want to impose my opinion on anyone.
The world menu organization looks like a white noise to me.
Randomly placed, unrelated items shown in a single list..
If you right-click on a world,
there are much better menu (but again, prepended with white noise from
The items are nicely grouped into submenus:
IMO this should be shown on top and made accessible before anything
else in world menu.
of course, if we care to make squeak more user-friendly some day :)
Igor Stasenko AKA sig.
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