Opinions on removing the menubar/toolbar from the text-ui

Rohan Garg rohan16garg at gmail.com
Tue Mar 27 13:50:00 UTC 2012

Hey everyone
I was taking a look at the ktp-text-ui GUI and realized we have
redundant components in there, namely the toolbar and the menubar,
which is why I would like to hear if you guys use the menubar/toolbar
at all.

Preferably I would like to replace the menubar with a dolphin like
approach with a wrench icon on the side ( just like the contactlist
does at the moment ). There are couple of things that are absolutely
worthless in the menubar, like :

* Close and Quit
* Find
* Most of the stuff in settings except for setting the chat theme and
adding/removing toolbars ( Notifications and other stuff can be
configured from systemsettings )
* Help ( The ui is simple enough, does it really warrant a help menu? )

To sum up, I'd like to hear your thoughts on removing either the
menubar or the toolbar. One of them *has* to go.

Rohan Garg

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