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I like the XP style start menu. There are multiple levels of "organization" to the data that should be easily accessible, but not so many levels that your digging for oil trying to find what you need, or so little that you don't know where to start looking. The only thing that I did not like about XP is that the start menu seemed to be slow on lower end systems. Granted I want easy access to anything and everything, but I don't want to wait for several seconds for the menu to load everything too.
The one thing to this type of menu that you should NOT do, is follow what Suse did with SLED10. By default there is hardly anything useful on the menu except for Firefox and Evolution. And when you want to add stuff, they combine "everything" into one window, seperatating sections by color rows, and pretty much no other organization scheme to it. It is not very user friendly. I think they had a novel idea, but poorly implemented it.