Here is the thing:
I use gnome-main-menu a lot, but seldom use "Place".
The reasons maybe:
a) I use terminal a lot.
b) The current default setting of Nautilus having the place at the left side.
If I use Nautilus a lot, there will always running a Nautilus window.
if the left side of the Nautilus window was not covered by other applications,
one click is enough.
if the left side of the Nautilus window was covered by other applications,
"Atl+Table" and one click is my first choise.
second choise requires 2 steps:
1. look at my panel and click on a Running Nautilus Button
2. click on the place at the left side of the Nautilus.
But if I want to use gnome-main-menu to find the place,
there required 3 steps:
1. look at my panel and click on the "Computer"
2. click the "Place" button.
3. click the needed place.
If I don't use Nautilus a lot, gnome-main-menu will be helpful.
But in this case, most time, I'm back to a). And a 'cd' command will be more helpful.
Admitedly, the count of the steps did not mean all as each of the step I use in gnome-main-menu takes less time.
I don't know what is the status in the others' usage. But I think I am not the target user of "Place".
I read articals and bugs about recently used files, the requirements were quit different:
recently meeting, recently appointment, recently saved files.
I have my own requirement and I guess some developers have the same one: recently bugs. hehe
I'm working on replacing "Place" with "Bugs" in my gnome-main-menu.
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what about make the gnome-main-menu pluginable, recently app, recently document, recently .....