autostart spec, round 2!
vuntz at gnome.org
Thu Oct 19 09:24:14 EEST 2006
Le mercredi 18 octobre 2006, à 14:49, Dan Winship a écrit :
> - If a file contains the string "[$i]" on a line by itself
> before the "[Desktop Entry]" group, then its contents are
> considered immutable, and the startup system will not merge
> in the contents of any further directories.
[$i] is a group header, so let's call it a group header, even if its
group is empty. Also, I don't think it needs to be before the [Desktop
> > 3. X-KDE-autostart-condition
> Lubos points out that apps can just toggle the Hidden flag on a per-user
> basis. This has pros and cons:
> - No additional spec text needed
> - 100% compatible all-around rather than having egregiously
> KDE-specific and GNOME-specific bits
> - Difficult for app authors to use until we get new APIs out
> there to read/write the files for them
> - Moves part of the application's configuration state out of the
> standard place (kconfig/gconf)
> - May not work well if people reject the key merging proposal
> I like it though. Anyone else got comments?
I think it's useful in some cases (eg, autostarting accessibility
programs). We can implement this in GNOME without getting it
standardized if nobody else wants this :-)
Les gens heureux ne sont pas pressés.
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