XDG Menus GNOME vs. KDE
alleykat at gmail.com
Thu Jun 9 13:45:51 EEST 2005
On 6/9/05, James Richard Tyrer <tyrerj at acm.org> wrote:
> CORRECTED POSTING.
> KDE installs:
> and then if you edit the menu:
> So, your suggestion would seem to be compatible with the current KDE
> practice -- only two would need to be renamed, the first one:
> "applications.menu" as you suggest, and the menu edit file.
> But, I wonder about how software would parse this. In the "menu"
> directory, there is no problem, the menu would only use the files that
> started with "kde-", which the program would know.
> But, I have added:
> as you can see, the third one could be a problem. Is there a desktop
> called: "xwp"? So, I would suggest that if we are going to do it by
> prefix that this be setup like this (in my example):
> and there is no ambiguity even though the parser doesn't know the names
> of all the desktops. All it needs to know for KDE is: "kde" and
> "applications". The last three would be used by all desktops.
This sounds even better to me. Anyone else have any comments on it?
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