FSX wrote:Artguy: Your idea rocks. If they do not put it in, hack a version of ROS Explorer that has it.
And if you know how, maybe you can work it in as an optional theme (like the way BricoPack works).
Guys, it seems to me that people (both devs and others) call whatever they are used to, the best/most intuitive. But that is like calling the language you speak easier to learn than other languages, when you aren't really in a place to make an objective comparison. But if you can kind of look at all the different types of start menus (on different versions of Windows and different operating systems) objectively and then try to think of what would be most useful and best for a total newbie, that is they way to decide. I personally think that my design is (objectively) more useful than other start menus (though that is difficult for me
to say, since I drew it).
And, for what it's worth, here is a little modification of my other start menu:
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Anyhow, you really don't want to make a copy of any Windows start menu, unless you want to give Microsoft a reason to come after you. A different -- though very usable -- start menu is important to distinguish this OS from Windows 95, 2000 or server 2003.